The public's financial assets portfolio in the fourth quarter of 2019

 

  • During the fourth quarter of 2019, the value of the public's financial assets portfolio increased by approximately NIS 113 billion (2.9 percent), to about NIS 4.08 trillion at the end of the quarter.
  • There were increases in most components of the portfolio in the fourth quarter, particularly in the balances of the public's holdings of investments abroad, shares in Israel, and cash and deposits.
  • The balance of the asset portfolio managed by institutional investors increased in the fourth quarter of 2019 by  approximately NIS 78 billion (4.2 percent), to about NIS 1.91 trillion.
  •  Institutional investors’ rate of exposure to foreign assets increased by about 0.9 percentage points, while in parallel, their exposure to foreign currency increased by approximately 0.2 percentage points.
  • The value of the asset portfolio managed by mutual funds in Israel increased by about NIS 11.4 billion (3.3 percent)   in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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