Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.Moshe Cohen, 3/4/2015, 10:30 AM
Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could Sway Election

Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could Sway Election

Israelis usually don't think about gas price hikes - but two weeks before election, it may become an important issue.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 2:35 PM
PM on Housing Report: Still Much to Do

PM on Housing Report: Still Much to Do

The Comptroller's Report on housing is “a very important document on which we place a great deal of importance,” PM Netanyahu said.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 1:14 AM
Prices Deflate 0.3% in January, as Trend Continues

Prices Deflate 0.3% in January, as Trend Continues

The newest scourge of economists, deflation, hit Israel in a big way in January. In a trend that began in 2014.Yaakov Levi, 2/16/2015, 1:15 AM
Report: Prices in Israel Not So Bad

Report: Prices in Israel Not So Bad

Prices in Israel may be high, but they are going up at a slower pace than in other OECD countries, a report said.Moshe Cohen, 11/3/2014, 2:16 AM
Economist: Fischer Could be a 'Disaster' for US

Economist: Fischer Could be a 'Disaster' for US

Stanley Fischer was highly regarded when he ran the Bank of Israel - but maybe he shouldn't have been, writes a British economist.Yosef Berger, 6/17/2014, 2:12 AM
Bank of Israel Slashes Interest Rates; Down to 1%

Bank of Israel Slashes Interest Rates; Down to 1%

In what economists said was a surprise move, the Bank of Israel lowered the prime interest rate Monday to 1%.David Lev, 9/23/2013, 4:33 PM
Group: One Third of Families Can't Afford Day Camp

Group: One Third of Families Can't Afford Day Camp

A consumer group said that summer camp was too expensive for a third of Israeli families - and demanded solutions.David Lev, 7/8/2013, 2:42 AM
'Dollar Gone Wild' Prompts Unusual Move by Fischer

'Dollar Gone Wild' Prompts Unusual Move by Fischer

Interest rates will go down by a quarter point on Friday, an unusual mid-month move by outgoing BOI Chairman Stanley FischerDavid Lev, 5/13/2013, 4:05 PM
Protests Forgotten, Cottage Cheese Prices to Rise

Protests Forgotten, Cottage Cheese Prices to Rise

The mass protests in Israel over the high cost of living several summers ago were triggered by high dairy prices - which are going higherDavid Lev, 2/12/2013, 11:02 PM
Treasury: There May be Hope for Lower Home Prices

Treasury: There May be Hope for Lower Home Prices

There are signs that voracious appetite of Israelis for apartments and homes may be calming down.David Lev, 2/11/2013, 10:05 PM
Israelis to be Hit With Wave of Rising Prices

Israelis to be Hit With Wave of Rising Prices

Israel's largest supermarket chain, Shufersal, announced Wednesday that it was raising prices across the board on thousands of productsDavid Lev, 11/1/2012, 10:44 AM
Osem Hikes Prices, Israelis Prepare to Shell Out

Osem Hikes Prices, Israelis Prepare to Shell Out

Osem on Thursday announced a sharp increase in the price of nearly all of its 2,000 productsDavid Lev, 9/27/2012, 2:49 PM
Bank of Israel: Interest Rate to Remain at 2.25%

Bank of Israel: Interest Rate to Remain at 2.25%

The Bank of Israel announced Monday there will be no change in the prime interest rate next month.Chana Ya'ar, 8/27/2012, 8:29 PM
Bank of Israel: June Interest Rate at 2.5%

Bank of Israel: June Interest Rate at 2.5%

The Bank of Israel left the country's key interest rate unchanged for June 2012 at 2.5 percent for the fourth month in a row.Chana Ya'ar, 5/28/2012, 6:38 PM
Poll: 55% of Israelis Give 'Mishloach Manot'

Poll: 55% of Israelis Give 'Mishloach Manot'

A poll of Israelis on how they fulfill the Purim tradition of “mishloach manot” showed that most fulfill the traditionDavid Lev, 3/8/2012, 1:57 PM