Netanyahu calls for free market reforms

Netanyahu calls for free market reforms

'In Israel we have excessive regulation, excessive bureaucracy and excessive legislation,' says prime minister.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2016, 2:37 PM
End of the housing bubble?

End of the housing bubble?

Steady rise in price of housing has finally halted. But is this just a pause or the sign of a long term change?David Rosenberg, 2/22/2016, 5:23 PM
Negative interest rates: Could Israel be next?

Negative interest rates: Could Israel be next?

With deepening deflation despite soaring housing prices, will Israel be the next country to try extreme monetary policies?David Rosenberg, 2/16/2016, 8:02 AM
Warning signs for Israeli hi-tech

Warning signs for Israeli hi-tech

Once vaunted Israeli hi-tech sector now faces decline, as there are not enough computer science graduates to sustain growth.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2016, 6:11 PM
Israel has 2nd-highest income gap in OECD

Israel has 2nd-highest income gap in OECD

Lack of competition exacerbating gap between rich and poor; Israel still one of the world's most stable and flourishing economies.Raphael Poch, 1/31/2016, 12:40 PM
Analyst: Little Govt. Can Do to Spur Economy

Analyst: Little Govt. Can Do to Spur Economy

Because his coalition is so small, Binyamin Netanyahu's government doesn't have many options to promote the economy, said Moody's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2015, 7:28 PM
Chief Rabbi Issues Unprecedented Halakhic Ruling

Chief Rabbi Issues Unprecedented Halakhic Ruling

Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar issued Halakhic rulings aimed at preventing an economic crisis in Israel and narrowing the wealth gap.Annie Lubin, 1/17/2013, 12:05 PM
'Israel's Success Based on Employees'

'Israel's Success Based on Employees'

Eli Groner, Israel’s Economic Envoy in Washington, at AIPAC: Israel has created a culture of innovation and entrepreneurialism.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2012, 7:12 AM
Interest Rate Raised to 3.0

Interest Rate Raised to 3.0

Governor of Bank of Israel surprises the market, raises interest by 0.5 percent.Gil Ronen, 3/29/2011, 1:44 PM
Israeli Consumers Confident

Israeli Consumers Confident

The recent diplomatic spat with the United States has not affected Israeli consumer confidence, which is rising rapidly.Malkah Fleisher, 3/31/2010, 10:08 PM
Egypt: No Energy Deals w/ Israel

Egypt: No Energy Deals w/ Israel

The Egyptian Energy Ministry has denied reports it is planning to include Israel in a project to create a regional electricity grid.Hana Levi Julian, 2/21/2010, 5:17 PM
Israeli Stocks Beat the Market

Israeli Stocks Beat the Market

A $1,000 investment in the S&P 500 in the US in 2000 would be worth $918 today. The same amount in Israel’s top index would have more than doubled.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2010, 12:11 AM
Israel First to Raise Interest

Israel First to Raise Interest

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer announces 0.25% interest hike, making Israel the first to raise interest since global financial crisis hit.Maayana Miskin, 8/24/2009, 8:02 PM