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MK Oded Forer accuses banks of exploiting crisis to hike interest rates

MK Oded Forer (Yisrael Beytenu) accuses banks of exploiting coronavirus crisis to hike interest rates

Banks exploiting crisis, hiking interest rates, MK alleges

US denies telling banks not to work with Palestinian Authority

Following claims by PA that US is pressuring banks to deny loans to Palestinian Authority, US official denies government involved.

US denies telling banks not to work with Palestinian Authority

BDS' latest target: Israeli banks

BDS working to convince financial advisors to divest from Israeli financial institutions. Bank Leumi, Hapoalim already taking a hit.

BDS' latest target: Israeli banks

Germany to examine history of central bank

Germany’s central bank examines its history, focusing on the Nazi years.

Germany to examine history of central 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.

Police nab man suspected of blackmailing Israeli bank

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.'

Do banks discriminate against customers with 'kosher' phones?

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.

New law to protect consumers from "Take a Loan!" ads

EU Considers Sanctioning Israeli Banks

Leading European think tank says EU must take sharper measures against 'occupation' beyond labeling goods from Judea-Samaria.

EU Considers Sanctioning Israeli Banks

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.

Cops Nab Nicest Bank Robber in History

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.

Analysts: Dollar Climb Versus Shekel Nowhere Near Over

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.

Kahlon Denies Rumors of Deal With Liberman, Lapid

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.

Majority of Israelis in Overdraft

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.

Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPOplayer

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.

Israeli Checks End Up in PA Banks; Customers Clueless

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.

Foreign Banks, Investment Funds to be Allowed into Israel

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.

Lawsuit Demands Bank Loans for 'Building the Third Temple'

Germans Still Want Jewish Gold

Germans Still Want Jewish Gold

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”.

European Banks Boycott Israeli Banks Because of 'Settlements'

Dutch Firm Divests from Israel Over 'Settlements'

Dutch asset manager PGGM declares 'settlements' an 'obstacle for peace,' pulls out of 5 Israeli banks.

Dutch Firm Divests from Israel Over 'Settlements'

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.

Report: 42,000 Families Can't Make Their Mortgages

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 it

MKs: 'Internet Bank' Could Make Banking Cheaper

Yechimovich: Don’t Forgive Tycoon Billion-NIS Debt

Opposition head issues warning as reports say bank may forgive business tycoon’s massive debt.

Yechimovich: Don’t Forgive Dankner’s Billion-Shekel Debt

Terrorists Threaten New Attacks Against US Banks

Islamic terrorists threaten to launch new round of cyber attacks against US banking websites.

Cyber Terrorists Threaten New Wave of Attacks Against US Banks

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 investments

Israelis' Investments Reach All-Time High

Will Israeli Banks be Taking an 'Italian Haircut?'

Will Israeli banks have to take a "haircut" as a result of the Italian debt crisis?

Will Israeli Banks be Taking an 'Italian Haircut?'