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Economist: Interest rate move is testimony to strength of Israeli economy

Economist and mortgage consultant Be’eri Gurtler Har-Tuv speaks about the Bank of Israel interest rate increase and the Israeli economy.

Interest rate move is testimony to strength of Israeli economyplayer

How the Israeli economy can remain strong amid Omicron uncertainty

The country must do everything in its power to keep its university campuses open and running. Opinion.

The Israeli economy can remain strong amid Omicron uncertainty

PA seeks to disconnect from Israeli economy

PA cabinet leader says the PA's policy seeks to sever ties with the "occupation" and with the Israeli economy.

PA seeks to disconnect from Israeli economy

'Israel's economy won't recover for another 4-5 years'

Expert gives gloomy prediction on Israel's ongoing recession, says economy will need 4-5 years to recover."

'Israel's economy won't recover for another 4-5 years'

Unemployment rate falls to lowest in decades

Despite global slowdown, Israeli unemployment rate falls below 5% for first time in decades.

Israeli unemployment rate falls to lowest in decades

Israel headed for a recession?

Israeli businesses take a hit in 2016, signaling possible recession as growth fails to meet expectations.

Israel headed for a recession?

Netanyahu calls for free market reforms

'In Israel we have excessive regulation, excessive bureaucracy and excessive legislation,' says prime minister.

Netanyahu calls for free market reforms

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?

End of the housing bubble?

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?

Negative interest rates: Could Israel be next?

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.

Warning signs for Israeli hi-tech

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.

Israel has 2nd-highest income gap among OECD countries

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.

Analyst: Little Govt. Can Do to Spur Economic Growth

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.

Chief Rabbi Issues Unprecedented Halakhic Ruling on Economy

'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.

Economic Envoy: Israel's Success is Based on its Employeesplayer

Interest Rate Raised to 3.0

Governor of Bank of Israel surprises the market, raises interest by 0.5 percent.

Interest Rate Raised to 3.0 Percent

Israeli Consumers Confident

The recent diplomatic spat with the United States has not affected Israeli consumer confidence, which is rising rapidly.

Consumer Confidence at 10 Year High, Despite Tension With US

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.

Egyptian Energy Ministry: No Deals with Israel

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.

Israeli Stocks Beat the Market

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.

Israel Becomes First to Raise Interest