Basic Characteristics of the Slovak Foreign Exchange Market SR in August 1998

Basic Characteristics of the Slovak Foreign Exchange Market SR in August 1998

  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 102.4 42.7 21 137.2 57.3 14   239.6 35
Transactions between Slovak banks (without foreign participation) 2,359.8 84.6 1,086 331.0 11.9 238 98.8 3.5 162 2,789.5 1,486
Interbank foreign exchange market: fixing + transactions between Slovak banks 2,462.2 81.3 1,107 468.2 15.5 252 98.8 3.3 162 3,029.1 1,521
Transactions between Slovak and foreign banks 3,224.3 87.1 874 415.9 11.2 311 63.6 1.7 63 3,703.8 1,248
Foreign exchange market of the SR - total 5,686.5 84.5 1,981 884.1 13.1 563 162.4 2.4 225 6,732.9 2,769