Police nab man suspected of blackmailing Israeli bank

Blackmailer stole customer information, threatened to leak data if not paid 1 million shekels in bitcoin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2017, 4:03 PM

Do banks discriminate against customers with 'kosher' phones?

Banks require customers to enter codes received via text message, haredi MK gets mad, calls it 'discrimination.'Michal Levi, 4/24/2017, 3:28 PM

New law to protect consumers from "Take a Loan!" ads

Knesset committee passes bill to require banks and other lenders to include warning on loan ads. Hillel Fendel, 2/1/2017, 6:13 PM

EU Considers Sanctioning Israeli Banks

Leading European think tank says EU must take sharper measures against 'occupation' beyond labeling goods from Judea-Samaria.Cynthia Blank, 7/22/2015, 4:44 PM

Cops Nab Nicest Bank Robber in History

If a robber doesn't threaten, but asks for money nicely, and a teller gives it to him, is it really 'robbery?' Israel is set to find out.Moshe Cohen, 5/3/2015, 7:39 PM

Analysts: Dollar Climb Versus Shekel Nowhere Near Over

US dollar passed NIS 4 level this week, and is likely to keep climbing upward, possibly even surpassing the euro, economic analysts say.Moshe Cohen, 3/12/2015, 1:17 PM

Kahlon Denies Rumors of Deal With Liberman, Lapid

Moshe Kahlon denies rumors of plans for a post-election negotiation bloc with Yesh Atid, Yisrael Beytenu, or any other party.Moshe Cohen, 3/8/2015, 5:19 PM

Majority of Israelis in Overdraft

53% of 'banked' Israelis are in overdraft at least one month a year on average, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.Moshe Cohen, 2/19/2015, 5:54 PM

Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPO

According to statistics compiled by the Pa'amonim organization, one third of Israelis took loans of some sort last year.Yaakov Levi , 2/8/2015, 4:00 PM

Israeli Checks End Up in PA Banks; Customers Clueless

Members of the Tel Aviv Merchant's Organization were shocked to discover that checks they wrote ended up deposited in a PA bank.Yaakov Levi, 10/5/2014, 4:57 PM

Foreign Banks, Investment Funds to be Allowed into Israel

A new law will allow foreign banks to offer Israelis investments. The government hopes this will lower the cost of investing for Israelis.Yosef Berger, 6/8/2014, 5:43 PM

Lawsuit Demands Bank Loans for 'Building the Third Temple'

Ethiopian immigrant sues Israel's major banks – for denying him loans that he is seeking to build the Third Holy Temple in Jerusalem.Moshe Cohen, 5/8/2014, 9:44 AM

Germans Still Want Jewish Gold

Once they took gold teeth, now it is just gold. Giulio Meotti, 2/25/2014, 4:22 PM

European Banks Boycott Israeli Banks Because of 'Settlements'

Two of the largest banks in northern Europe announce they will boycott Israeli banks because they operate in “occupied territories”.Elad Benari, 2/2/2014, 2:26 AM

Dutch Firm Divests from Israel Over 'Settlements'

Dutch asset manager PGGM declares 'settlements' an 'obstacle for peace,' pulls out of 5 Israeli banks.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2014, 3:58 PM

Report: 42,000 Families Can't Make Their Mortgages

Some 42,000 Israeli families are unable to make their monthly mortgage payments, a report said.David Lev, 5/16/2013, 3:17 PM

MKs: 'Internet Bank' Could Make Banking Cheaper

The government's next target for encouraging competition is in the banking sector, and an internet bank might be the way to do itDavid Lev, 5/14/2013, 3:15 AM

Yechimovich: Don’t Forgive Dankner’s Billion-Shekel Debt

Opposition head issues warning as reports say bank may forgive business tycoon’s massive debt.Maayana Miskin, 4/17/2013, 1:49 PM

Cyber Terrorists Threaten New Wave of Attacks Against US Banks

Islamic terrorists threaten to launch new round of cyber attacks against US banking websites. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/11/2012, 9:49 PM

Israelis' Investments Reach All-Time High

At the end of October, Israelis had a total of two trillion, six hundred eighty two billion shekels (nearly $700 billion) in investmentsDavid Lev, 12/5/2012, 2:43 AM

Will Israeli Banks be Taking an 'Italian Haircut?'

Will Israeli banks have to take a "haircut" as a result of the Italian debt crisis?David Lev, 11/10/2011, 5:22 PM