Data on foreign currency activity

3.6.2007
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end-May 2007 4.033 3.9295 4.075
Change from beginning of month 0.22%    
Change from beginning of year -4.54%    
Monthly average May 2007 4.001    
Rate of change from previous month -1.68%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -4.78%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -10.57%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
April 2007 (updated)
Total 48,492 21,071 8,789
Of which swaps 40,726 6,342 3,876
Daily average 2,694 1,171 488
Of which swaps 2,263 352 215
May 2007 (provisional)
Total 62,667 26,788 11,791
Of which swaps 51,577 7,145 3,665
Daily average 2,849 1,218 536
Of which swaps 2,344 325 167
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.