Data on foreign currency activity

1.10.2007
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end-September 2007 4.013 4.1496 4.0107
Change from beginning of month -2.69%    
Change from beginning of year -5.02%    
Monthly average September 2007 4.0872    
Rate of change from previous month -3.25%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -2.72%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -6.10%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
August 2007 (updated)
Total 61,210 29,305 14,972
Of which swaps 45,928 7,064 3,178
Daily average 2,661 1,274 651
Of which swaps 1,997 307 138
September 2007 (provisional)
Total 37,877 21,554 8,540
Of which swaps 29,188 6,175 3,051
Daily average 2,367 1,347 534
Of which swaps 1,824 386 191
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.
surce: foreign currency department