Data on foreign currency activity

5.10.2008
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
 ​ Representative Low High
Dollar
Daily, end- September 2008 3.421 3.38 3.645
Change from beginning of month -4.76%  
Change from beginning of year -11.05%
Monthly average September 2008 3.546
Rate of change from previous month -0.37%
Rate of change from beginning of year -9.18%
Rate of change in previous 12 months -13.25%
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers ($ Million)2 Local Banks
August 2008 (updated)
Total 45,531 19,994 9,519
Of which swaps 33,265 4,829 3,869
Daily average 2,168 952 453
Of which swaps 1,584 230 184
September 2008 (provisional)
Total 46,525 28,970 14,567
Of which swaps 30,908 6,788 4,692
Daily average 2,215 1,380 694
Of which swaps 1,472 323 223
 
1 in this table swaps include one side of the swap transactoin
2 including bank of israel activity
surce: foreign currency department