Germany to examine history of central bank

Germany to examine history of central bank

Germany’s central bank examines its history, focusing on the Nazi years.JTA, 11/9/2017, 3:30 PM
Police nab man suspected of blackmailing Israeli bank

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?

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

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

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

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
Dollar Climb Nowhere Near Over, Say Analysts

Dollar Climb Nowhere Near Over, Say Analysts

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

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

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

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
Checks End Up in PA Banks; Customers Clueless

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 'Invade' Israel

Foreign Banks, Investment Funds to 'Invade' 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
Man Demands Bank Loans to 'Build the 3rd Temple'

Man Demands Bank Loans to 'Build the 3rd 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

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

European Banks Boycott Israeli Banks

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 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

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

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 Tycoon Billion-NIS Debt

Yechimovich: Don’t Forgive Tycoon Billion-NIS Debt

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

Terrorists Threaten New 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

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 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