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Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm to Country

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 be Election's 'Dark Horse'

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: We've Done Much, But 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

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

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

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%

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 Summer 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 Bank of Israel Move

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, Dairy 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

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

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

Israelis Prepare to Shell Out as Osem Hikes Prices

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 Stable 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: Interest Rate for June Unchanged 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'

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