Data on foreign currency activity

1.4.2007
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-March 2007 4.7591 4.7591 4.8346
Change from beginning of month -1.11%    
Change from beginning of year -1.37%    
Monthly average March 2007 4.8048    
Rate of change from previous month 0.01%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -0.04%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -7.74%    
Dollar
Daily, end-March 2007 4.155 4.1535 4.2293
Change from beginning of month -1.33%    
Change from beginning of year -1.66%    
Monthly average March 2007 4.2001    
Rate of change from previous month -0.42%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -0.04%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -10.43%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
February 2007 (updated)
Total 51,297 20,131 9,955
Of which swaps 44,005 5,657 6,194
Daily average 2,565 1,007 498
Of which swaps 2,200 283 310
March 2007 (provisional)
Total 50,684 23,252 11,032
Of which swaps 44,018 6,578 6,992
Daily average 2,304 1,057 501
Of which swaps 2,001 299 318
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.