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NONRESIDENTS

Net direct
investments by nonresidents and maturity of a government bond series traded
abroad

 

Financial
investments in Israel:

Bonds and makam traded in
Tel Aviv:
In November,
nonresidents realized a net total of about $370 million in government bonds
traded in Tel Aviv
, in contrast with net investments of about $130 million
in October.

 

In addition, in November a series
of unsecured government bonds traded abroad totaling about $1 billion
matured, and there were net investments of about $0.5 billion in government
bonds traded abroad. In contrast, there was essentially balanced activity in makam
in November, after net realizations of about $90 million in October.

 

Investments
in Israeli shares
:
In November, nonresidents realized about $330 million, net, in Israeli shares
traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), further to net realizations of
about $280 million in October. There were net investments in November of about
$290 million in Israeli shares traded abroad.

 

Nonresidents’ direct investment in
Israel
: In November,
nonresidents’ direct investment in Israel via the banking system totaled about
$1.4 billion. Activity was concentrated in the finance and insurance industry.

 

 

RESIDENTS

Net financial investment in foreign
bonds, mainly by households

 

Financial investments abroad:

In November, Israeli residents invested
about $320 million, net, in financial investments (stocks and bonds) abroad, in
contrast with net realizations of about $130 million in October.

 

Shares: In November, Israeli residents realized
about $140 million, net, in foreign shares traded abroad: There were net realizations
of about $140 million by the business sector and about $80 million by
households. In contrast, there were net investments of $80 million by institutional
investors.

 

Bonds: In November, Israeli residents invested
about $470 million, net, in foreign bonds traded abroad. There were net investments
of about $270 million by households, net investments of about $150 million by
institutional investors, mainly by pension funds, and net investments of about $50
million by the business sector.

 

Direct investment abroad: In November, there was net direct
investment abroad by Israeli residents, only through the banking system, of
about $80 million, mainly investment in the real estate and financial activity
and insurance industries.

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