Data on foreign currency activity

2.9.2007
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end-August 2007 4.124 4.11 4.3485
Change from beginning of month -4.20%    
Change from beginning of year -2.39%    
Monthly average August 2007 4.2244    
Rate of change from previous month -0.70%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 0.54%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -3.54%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
July 2007 (updated)
Total 73,359 30,416 16,096
Of which swaps 58,710 7,987 5,109
Daily average 3,493 1,448 766
Of which swaps 2,796 380 243
August 2007 (provisional)
Total 62,209 29,762 15,451
Of which swaps 46,735 7,184 3,293
Daily average 2,705 1,294 672
Of which swaps 2,032 312 143
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.
surce: foreign currency department