Data on foreign currency activity

1.11.2007
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end-September 2007 3.966 4.055 3.953
Change from beginning of month -1.17%    
Change from beginning of year -6.13%    
Monthly average September 2007 4.0139    
Rate of change from previous month -1.79%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -4.47%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -6.06%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
September 2007 (updated)
Total 38,745 21,129 8,373
Of which swaps 29,848 6,186 2,983
Daily average 2,422 1,321 523
Of which swaps 1,866 387 186
October 2007 (provisional)
Total 58,366 23,864 9,504
Of which swaps 48,447 6,256 2,607
Daily average 2,653 1,085 432
Of which swaps 2,202 284 118
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.
surce: foreign currency department