NONRESIDENTS

Net direct
investments by nonresidents

 

Financial
investments in Israel:

Bonds and makam traded in
Tel Aviv:
In December,
nonresidents realized a total of about $140 million, net, in government
bonds traded in Tel Aviv
, further to net realizations of about $370 million
in November. In contrast, nonresidents invested about $130 million, net, in
government bonds traded abroad.

In contrast, nonresidents continued
their essentially balanced activity in makam in December.

 

Investments
in Israeli shares
:
In December, nonresidents realized about $150 million, net, in Israeli shares
traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), further to net realizations of
about $630 million in October–November. In contrast, there were net investments
of about $140 million in Israeli shares traded abroad in December.

 

Nonresidents’ direct investment in
Israel
: In December,
nonresidents’ direct investment in Israel via the banking system totaled about
$850 million. Activity was concentrated in the manufacturing and production
industry.

 

 

RESIDENTS

Net realizations of foreign financial
stocks by institutional investors and households

 

Financial investments abroad:

In December, Israeli residents realized
about $390 million, net, in financial investments (stocks and bonds) abroad, in
contrast with net investments of about $320 million in November.

 

Shares: In December, Israeli residents realized
about $360 million, net, in foreign shares traded abroad: There were net realizations
of about $2000 million by institutional investors, and of about $160 million by
households. Business sector activity in foreign shares in December was
balanced.

 

Bonds: In December, Israeli residents realized
about $30 million, net, in foreign bonds traded abroad. There were net realizations
of about $170 million by institutional investors, mainly the new pension funds,
which were partly offset by net investments totaling about $110 million by
households and about $30 million by the business sector.

 

Direct investment abroad: In December, there were net realizations
of direct investments abroad by Israeli residents, only through the banking
system, of about $40 million, mainly realizations by companies in the
manufacturing and production industry.

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