Data on foreign currency activity

1.7.2008
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Dollar​
Daily, end- June 2008 3.352 3.2367 3.426
Change from beginning of month 3.68%    
Change from beginning of year -12.84%    
Monthly average June 2008 3.3623    
Rate of change from previous month -0.49%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -13.88%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -19.61%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
May 2008 (updated)
Total 51,281 27,320 11,094
Of which swaps 42,054 7,526 4,892
Daily average 2,442 1,301 528
Of which swaps 2,003 358 233
June 2008 (provisional)
Total 48,859 28,791 11,575
Of which swaps 36,783 7,691 4,689
Daily average 2,443 1,440 579
Of which swaps 1,839 358 234
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.
surce: foreign currency department