Data on foreign currency activity

1.1.2008
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end-December 2007 3.846 3.8286 4.022
Change from beginning of month 0.42%    
Change from beginning of year -8.97%    
Monthly average December 2007 3.9042    
Rate of change from previous month -0.23%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -7.08%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -7.08%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
November 2007 (updated)
Total 46,734 25,510 11,012
Of which swaps 36,649 6,340 4,165
Daily average 2,124 1,160 501
Of which swaps 1,666 288 189
December 2007 (provisional)
Total 46,428 28,858 15,505
Of which swaps 37,377 7,957 5,795
Daily average 2,321 1,443 775
Of which swaps 1,869 398 290
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.
surce: foreign currency department