News and updates about BOI

War Puts a Snag in Israel's GDP Growth

War Puts a Snag in Israel's GDP Growth

Instead of a projected 2.9% growth rate Israel's economy projected to only grow 2.4%, still outpacing the US and Europe.

Bank of Israel Chair Named One of World's Best Central Bankers

Bank of Israel Chair Named One of World's Best

BOI governor Karnit Flug selected one of the seven best central bank heads in the world by leading finance magazine.

Yechimovich: BOI Gave Govt an NIS 18 Billion 'Slap in the Face'

Yechimovich: BOI Gave Govt an NIS 18 Billion Slap

A Bank of Israel report about budget shortfalls is a 'huge slap in the face' to the government, former Opposition leader insists.

July Interest Rate Unchanged Amid Praises for Frenkel

July Interest Rate 1.25% Amid Praises for Frenkel

Israel’s Bank of Israel kept the country’s prime interest rate unchanged at 1.25 percent for the month of July.

Bank of Israel Cuts Interest to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

BOI Cuts Interest to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

The Bank of Israel dropped the prime interest rate on Monday to its lowest level in more than two years.

Bank of Israel Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged in December

Bank of Israel: No Changes in Interest for Dec.

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has left the prime interest rate unchanged for the month of December.

Bank of Israel: Rates Unchanged for October

Bank of Israel: Rates Unchanged for October

The Bank of Israel has announced prime interest rates will remain unchanged at 2.25 percent for the month of October.

Bank of Israel: Interest Rate to Remain Stable 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.

BOI Gov Stanley Fischer Addresses Students at Int'l Model UNplayer

Fischer Addresses Students at Int'l Model UN

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer addressed 170 students at this year's international model U.N. Program in Rishon Letzion.

Bank of Israel Cuts Interest Rate for February

Bank of Israel Cuts Interest Rate

The Bank of Israel has cut its interest rate for February from 2.75 to 2.5 percent, noting the slowdown that began in 2011 "continues."