Basic Characteristics of the Slovak Foreign Exchange Market SR in December 1997

Basic Characteristics of the Slovak Foreign Exchange Market SR in December 1997

  USD DEM Other currencies Total
Volume Number of
transactions
Volume Number of
transactions
Volume Number of
transactions
Volume Number of
transactions
(mil. USD) (%) (mil. USD) (%) (mil. USD) (%) (mil. USD)
Foreign exchange fixing 52.0 50.0 7 51.9 50.0 8   103.9 15
Transactions between Slovak banks (without foreign participation) 1,702.8 74.2 782 464.7 20.2 331 127.4 5.6 148 2,294.9 1,261
Interbank foreign exchange market: fixing + transactions between Slovak banks 1,754.8 73.2 789 516.6 21.5 339 127.4 5.3 148 2,398.8 1,276
Transactions between Slovak and foreign banks 1,986.9 85.5 586 247.7 10.7 249 89.6 3.9 54 2,324.2 889
Foreign exchange market of the SR - total 3,741.7 79.2 1,375 764.3 16.2 588 217 4.6 202 4,723.0 2,165