Nonresidents' investments in Israel, and Israelis' investments abroad in June 2015
Nonresidents' investments in Israel, and Israelis' investments abroad in June 2015.
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Investment in Israeli shares and sales of makam
Bonds and makam traded in Tel Aviv: In June, nonresidents made net investments of about $60 million in government bonds traded in Tel Aviv, mostly CPI-indexed. In contrast, nonresidents made net realizations of about $230 million in makam.
Investments in Israeli shares: In June, nonresidents made net investments of about $330 million in shares on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), and about $90 million in Israeli shares traded abroad.
Nonresidents' direct investment in Israel: In June, nonresidents' direct investment in Israel via the banking system totaled about $440 million. Activity was concentrated in the high technology and information and communications industries.
Net investments by institutional investors, mainly in foreign shares
In June, Israeli residents invested about $670 million net in financial investments (stocks and bonds) abroad.
Shares: In June, Israeli residents invested about $350 million net in foreign shares traded abroad: institutional investors, primarily profit sharing insurance policies, invested about $450 million net, mainly in ETFs and foreign shares traded abroad. In contrast, the business sector and households made net realizations of about $100 million combined in foreign shares traded abroad.
Bonds: In June, Israeli residents invested about $320 million in bonds traded abroad—net investments of about $260 million by the business sector, and of about $60 million by the household and sector and institutional investors combined.
Direct investment abroad: Israeli residents made net direct investments abroad totaling about $15 million. Most of the investments were by companies in the construction industry and in financial and insurance activity.
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