Data on foreign currency activity

1.5.2008
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end- April 2008 3.429 3.425 3.6443
Change from beginning of month -3.49%    
Change from beginning of year -10.84%    
Monthly average April 2008 3.5197    
Rate of change from previous month 0.25%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -9.85%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -13.50%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
March 2008 (updated)
Total 64,412 31,457 13,873
Of which swaps 50,121 8,589 5,053
Daily average 3,221 1,573 694
Of which swaps 2,506 429 253
April 2008 (provisional)
Total 48,852 27,530 12,002
Of which swaps 37,657 8,314 4,886
Daily average 2,221 1,251 546
Of which swaps 1,712 378 222
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.
surce: foreign currency department