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

  • During the third quarter of 2019, the value of the public's financial assets portfolio increased by approximately NIS 56 billion (1.4 percent), to about NIS 3.97 trillion at the end of the quarter.
  • Increases in the balance of the public's holdings of government bonds and shares in Israel were prominent, in contrast with some decline in the public's holdings of deposits.
  • The balance of the asset portfolio managed by institutional investors increased in the third quarter of 2019 by approximately NIS 56 billion (3.1 percent), to about NIS 1.84 trillion.
  • Institutional investors’ rate of exposure to foreign assets remained unchanged, while in parallel, their exposure to foreign currency declined by approximately 0.4 percentage points.
  • The value of the asset portfolio managed by mutual funds in Israel increased by about NIS 8.7 billion in the third quarter of 2019.​
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