The public's financial assets portfolio in the third quarter of 2021
§ The increase in the third quarter was mainly due to increases in the balance of equities in Israel (3.7 percent), cash and deposits (2.9 percent), and tradable corporate bonds (2.9 percent).
§ The balance of the asset portfolio managed by institutional investors increased in the third quarter by approximately NIS 53 billion (2.4 percent), to about NIS 2.28 trillion at the end of the quarter.
§ Institutional investors’ rate of exposure to foreign assets declined by about 0.9 percentage points during the quarter, while their exposure to foreign currency decreased by about 1.3 percentage points.
§ The value of the portfolio managed by mutual funds in Israel increased by about NIS 4 billion (1.1 percent) in the third quarter, to about NIS 377 billion.