The public's financial assets portfolio in the fourth quarter of 2021
§ The increase in the fourth quarter derived mainly from an increase in the balance of equities in Israel (12.5 percent), and tradable corporate bonds (6.5 percent), and cash and deposits (5.2 percent).
§ The balance of the asset portfolio managed by institutional investors increased in the fourth quarter by approximately NIS 120 billion (5.3 percent), to about NIS 2.4 trillion at the end of the quarter. For the year overall, the balance increased by approximately 17 percent.
§ Institutional investors’ rate of exposure to assets abroad increased by about 0.9 percentage points during the quarter, while their exposure to foreign currency decreased by about 0.4 percentage points.
§ The value of the portfolio managed by mutual funds in Israel increased by about NIS 20 billion (5.4 percent) in the fourth quarter, to about NIS 397 billion.