Lapid and Netanyahu have unwittingly helped exports by creating a government crisis.
It has been a one-way trip for the shekel since July, when the rate was 13 percent lower.
Israel’s oligarchies better wake before a social earthquake swallows them up.
New regulations are going to force major food retailers in Israel to publish their prices on the internet and to update them hourly.
Reconstruction in Gaza won't even begin until the start of winter, says a Palestinian Authority official.
PM Netanyahu's unprecedented NIS 2b development plan for southern Israel was approved Tuesday.
PM Binyamin Netanyahu and FM Yair Lapid have reportedly come to an agreement over the 2015 state budget for Israel.
Mainstream media report “all the news to print that fits” the anti-Israeli agenda.
If you don’t live in Israel, at least ‘Buy Israel.”
The higher rate is good news for Israelis with dollar accounts and for U.S. tourists.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid refuses to raise taxes and won't let defense budget demands turn into a 'Turkish bazaar.'
The Bank of Israel has introduced a new fifty shekel note bearing the likeness of Russian-born Hebrew poet Shaul Tchernikovsky.
The shekel-dollar rate continued its sudden rise Friday and was quoted at more than 3.605 shekels to the dollar for the first time a...
The recent war in Gaza is not expected to inflict any lasting damage on economic performance.
The nearly two-month-long conflict with Hamas that has taken an economic toll on Israel. The hardest-hit from the ongoing war are the businesses in the south of the country.
Israel will face a challenge getting the post-war economy back on track but the 'startup nation' is very resourceful.
Finance, Economy ministries team up to support Israeli businesses struggling under weight of non-stop rocket fire.
Due to the security situation in southern Israel, the Economy Ministry has opened a hotline.
The prime minister's office plans to finance defense by relocating central region IDF bases and selling the land.
The Israeli government has hopes to put the kabash on cash transactions starting in fiscal 2015 budget.
Former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has just been confirmed to become the Vice Chairman of the powerful Federal Reserve Board.
The Intel Corporation has announced a multi-billion dollar upgrade to its plant in Kiryat Gat.
Custom duties on imported butter, yogurt and other dairy products will be drastically slashed in a move by Economy Minister Naftali Bennett to increase...
Finance Minister Yair Lapid called a press conference to announce great news for consumers – soft white cheese and whipped cream now will be...
Tens of thousands of Arabs worked in Gush Katif and Israel before the Intifada in the late ‘80s. Today, literally today, a Gaza man said he is so poor he is ready to sell his daughter. Can the West connect the dots?
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