Last year the Bank of Israel won Central Banking magazine's "Transparency Award."
Israel's economic growth is expected to hit 3.8% for 2016. Job creation is strong, at almost 3 percent in 2016 ( the US economy expanded at around 1.4% in 2016).
The financial front in Israel is generally looking good, and the Bank of Israel wants to keep it that way, so no changes in January.
Good news for families who are buying homes or refinancing: no change in the interest rate next month.
The Bank of Israel announces it will purchase $1.5 billion in 2017 to offset the effect of natural gas production.
The Bank of Israel kept the interest rate unchanged for the month of September 2016.
Using the US' enormous economic clout, FATCA bullies the world's financial institutions into reporting on their American clients to Uncle Sam.
Since the international community relies on the 1947 UN partition plan regarding the legal status of Jerusalem, it refuses to recognize Israeli sovereignty over any part of the city.
Bank Leumi plans to cut ten percent of its work force in a five-year reorganization plan submitted to Bank of Israel.
The shekel-dollar rate plummeted to 3.92 Thursday afternoon after the Bank of Israel announced it is leaving the interest rate unchanged next month.
Israel's sales and corporate taxes will be cut in order to spur a sluggish economy.
Finance Minister Moshe Kachlon and Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug met today to discuss Israeli banking.
The dollar was trading at 4.01 shekels shortly before noon Friday, the highest rate since 2012.
The Bank of Israel reported Friday that it bought $1...
This is the first time since 2012 that the dollar-shekel rate broke the 4.0 mark.
The Bank of Israel has introduced a new fifty shekel note bearing the likeness of Russian-born Hebrew poet Shaul Tchernikovsky.
Economics 101 teaches that “money is money because it is money,” but a bitcoin may not always be a bitcoin.
The Obama administration is close to announcing that former Israel Bank Governor Stanley Fischer will take over the number two position at the Federal...
PM Netanyahu and Finance Minister Lapid announced that acting Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug will be appointed as the next governor.
Flug will be...
Following the fiascoes where Netanyahu's preferred choices for Bank of Israel governors couldn't be appointedt, the Turkel Committee vetted and approved three new candidates for the job.
The American dollar’s worldwide weakness helped drive down the shekel-dollar rate to below 3.53 shekels to the dollar Thursday, the lowest level since September...
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