NONRESIDENTS

Net investments
in Israeli shares and net realizations of makam

 

Financial
investments in Israel:

Bonds and makam traded in
Tel Aviv:
In April,
nonresidents realized a total of about $60 million, net, in makam,
further to net realizations of about $100 million in March. In contrast,
nonresidents made net investments of about $10 million in government bonds
traded in Tel Aviv
in April.

In April, there were net investments
totaling about $30 million in government bonds traded abroad, in contrast
with net realizations totaling about $70 million in March.

 

Investments
in Israeli shares
:
In April, nonresidents made net investments of about $230 million in Israeli
shares traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), in contrast with net realizations
of about $10 million in March. In parallel, there were net investments of about
$30 million in Israeli shares traded abroad in April.

 

Nonresidents’ direct investment in
Israel
: In April,
nonresidents’ direct investment in Israel via the domestic banking system totaled
about $580 million. Activity was concentrated in the financial activity and
insurance industry.

 

 

RESIDENTS

Net investments in foreign stocks
and bonds

 

Financial investments abroad:

In April, Israeli residents made
net investments of about $240 million in financial investments (stocks and
bonds) abroad, further to net investments of about $1.4 billion in March.

 

Shares: In April, Israeli residents made
net investments of about $320 million in foreign shares traded abroad. There
were net investments of about $260 million by institutional investors, mainly
an investment by the new pension funds, which purchased ETNs traded abroad. In
addition, there were net investments by households totaling about $70
million.  These were partly offset by net
realizations of about $10 million by the business sector.

 

Bonds: In April, Israeli residents made
net realizations of about $80 million in foreign bonds traded abroad. There
were net realizations of about $210 million by institutional investors, which
were partly offset by net investments totaling about $130 million by households.

 

Direct investment abroad: In April, there were net direct
investments abroad by Israeli residents, through the banking system alone, of
about $270 million, mainly by companies in the financial services and insurance
industry.

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