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Kahlon: Elections will be held in March

Kahlon: Elections will be held in March

Finance Minister believes narrow coalition will not hold, rise in interest rates to have limited impact.

Bank of Israel to keep interest rates at 0.1%

Bank of Israel to keep interest rates at 0.1%

The Bank of Israel announced it is keeping their interest rate at 0.1% for the month of January. Growth and inflation remain healthy.

Israeli Investors Join Worldwide 'Rush for the Exits'

Israeli Investors Join Worldwide Rush for the Exit

Tel Aviv stocks followed Asian markets, again diving on Monday, as investors waited in trepidation for the opening of US markets.

Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPOplayer

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.

Experts: Shekel Weakness Will Continue Through Elections

Experts: Shekel Weakness Will Continue

The once-mighty shekel is likely to go north of 4 to the dollar by the week's end, and keep falling, as elections fuel economic downturn.

Bank of Israel to Hold Interest at 3%

Bank of Israel to Hold Interest at 3%

Eyeing negative trends in the US economy and desiring to mitigate inflation and housing costs, the Bank of Israel is holding the line.

Fed to Keep Rates "Exceptionally Low"

Fed to Keep Rates "Exceptionally Low"

The US Federal Reserve plans to keep interest rates "exceptionally low" in response to the recent slowdown in the US economic recovery.