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NONRESIDENTS


Net investments
in government bonds and makam

 

Financial
investments in Israel:

Bonds and makam traded in
Tel Aviv:
In May,
nonresidents invested a total of about $570 million, net, in makam,
in contrast with net realizations of about $160 million in March–April. Nonresidents
also made net investments of about $450 million in government bonds traded
in Tel Aviv
in May.

In May, there were net investments
totaling about $20 million in government bonds traded abroad, further to
net investments totaling about $30 million in April.

 

Investments
in Israeli shares
:
In May, nonresidents made net investments of about $160 million in Israeli
shares traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), further to net investments
of about $230 million in April. In parallel, there were net investments of
about $40 million in Israeli shares traded abroad in May.

 

Nonresidents’ direct investment in
Israel
: In May,
nonresidents’ direct investment in Israel via the domestic banking system totaled
about $550 million. Activity was concentrated in the manufacturing and
production industry and in the real estate industry.

 

 

RESIDENTS

Net investments in foreign stocks
and net realizations of foreign bonds

 

Financial investments abroad:

In May, Israeli residents made net
investments of about $30 million in financial investments (stocks and bonds)
abroad, further to net investments of about $240 million in March.

 

Shares: In May, Israeli residents made
net investments of about $140 million in foreign shares traded abroad. There
were net investments of about $210 million by households, and of about $70
million by the business sector. These were partly offset by net realizations of
about $140 million by institutional investors, mainly by profit-sharing insurance
policies.

 

Bonds: In May, Israeli residents made
net realizations of about $120 million in foreign bonds traded abroad. There
were net realizations of about $80 million by the business sector, mainly by
insurance companies’ nostro accounts, and net realizations of about $70 million
by institutional investors, mainly by the provident and pension funds. These
were partly offset by net investments totaling about $30 million by households.

 

Direct investment abroad: In May, there were net direct investments
abroad by Israeli residents, through the banking system alone, of about $100 million,
mainly by companies in the financial services and insurance industry.

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