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Why does the shekel keep weakening against the dollar?

War in Ukraine? Israel's security situation? Politics? What's driving the dollar's resurgence against the shekel?

Why does the shekel keep weakening against the dollar? player

Dollar falls to lowest level vs shekel in 25 years

The dollar exchange rate was set at a level of less than NIS 3.09, for the first time since 1996.

Dollar falls to lowest level vs shekel in 25 years

PA: Israel harming the Jordanian currency

Palestinian official says Israel flooding the PA markets with the shekel in an attempt to destroy the Jordanian and Palestinian economies.

PA: Israel harming the Jordanian currency

Half-shekel coin bears profile of Trump

Temple organizations issue half-shekel coin showing Trump alongside Cyrus, King of Persia. 'Cyrus - Balfour - Trump - Declaration 2018.'

Half-shekel coin bears profile of Trump

Shekel Still on the Rise

After BOI says it won't lower interest rate, shekel-dollar rate dips to NIS 3.93 per dollar.

Shekel Still on the Rise

Bank of Israel Bought $7 Billion in 2014

The Bank of Israel in 2014 bought over $7 billion in an effort to prop up the value of the dollar versus the shekel.

Bank of Israel Bought $7 Billion in 2014

Experts: Shekel Likely to Continue Sinking

The “bottom” for the shekel is a long way off, say foreign currency experts, with the dollar expected to continue strengthening.

Experts: Shekel Likely to Continue Sinking Against Dollar

Lapid: I'll Work to Weaken Shekel, Fix Bureaucracy

Yair Lapid feels the pain of Israeli exporters, businesspeople, and workers, he told the Manufacturers' Association.

Lapid: Work Needed to Weaken Shekel, Fix Bureaucracy

Dollar Hits Two Year Low Against Shekel

The dollar was traded at 3.5328 NIS Tuesday morning.

Dollar Hits Two Year Low Against Shekel

Exporters 'Near Panic' As Shekel Breaks NIS 3.60

Israeli exporters were besides themselves Monday, as the dollar sank below the NIS 3.60 level.

Exporters 'Near Panic' As Shekel Breaks NIS 3.60

BOI Buys Dollars, But Shekel Stays Strong

In an effort to keep the value of the shekel lower, the Bank of Israel intervened in the currency markets.

Bank of Israel Buys Dollars, But Shekel Stays Strong

Iranian War Threat Chasing Away Foreign Investors

The war of words between Israel and Iran is being treated as a real war by foreign investors and customers, scared of the real thing.

Iranian War Threat Chasing Away Foreign Investors

$ Flirts with NIS 4 Level First Time in 3 Years

Fischer is laughing all the way to the bank. Critics scoffed as he paid 3.3 shekels for a buck. Now a dollar costs almost 4 shekels.

Bank of Israel Paper Profits of Billions as Dollar Nears NIS 4

Shekel Sinks, Now Worth 25 Cents

The dollar-shekel rate hit a three-year high this week and is just about touching the level where a shekel is worth only a quarter.

Shekel Sinks, Now Worth 25 Cents

A Shekel That Is Worth Twice as Much as Gold

The Bank of Israel’s limited mint of gold bullion coins has been fetched up by collectors and now is worth twice their weight in gold.

A Shekel That Is Worth Twice as Much as Gold

One Shekel Worth $1.1 Million – at Auction

An unidentified American East Coast collector plucked down $1.1 million for an ancient Judean silver shekel coin at a New York auction.

One Shekel Worth $1.1 Million – at Auction

‘Jonah in Belly of Fish’ Voted Coin of the Year

Israel’s “Jonah in the Belly of the Fish” silver coin has been voted as Coin of the Year by a US publisher of periodicals on numismatics.

‘Jonah in Belly of Fish’ Declared Coin of the Year

Lawyer Fights False Prices

A store item priced at "3.99" actually costs four shekels. A lawyer is fighting the posting prices for which change cannot be given.

Israeli Lawyer Fights the “99 Agorot” Prices

Strong Economy in 2010

Israel will be one of the leaders in economic growth in 2010, investment analysts say. The value of the shekel is likely to increase.

Analysts See Israel Flexing Economic Muscle in 2010

Israel’s New War: The Shekel

Israel is engaged in a new war as speculators have attacked the shekel-dollar rate, bringing it down to an eight-month low on Tuesday.

Israel’s New War: Bank of Israel vs. Speculators

Coins to Commemorate Rabin

The Cabinet accepts a proposal by Bank of Israel Governor Fischer to issue special Israeli coins depicting former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin.

Coins for Collectors to Commemorate Rabin

Fischer’s Dollar Buying Binge

Fischer pulled another rabbit out of his hat and performed his favorite trick – buying more dollars to weaken the shekel. How long will it work?

Fischer Resumes Dollar Buying Binge

‘Obama Dollar’ Sinks, Shekel Up

The US dollar, eroding under Obama’s spending program, is worth its weight in shekels as the exchange rate reaches it lowest level in a year.

Shekel Flexes Muscles as ‘Obama Dollar’ Sinks

The $2 Billion Decision

The MSCI global market agency is expected to announce Israel now is a developed market. The complimentary status may cost the economy $2 billion.

$2 Billion Decision May Sink Shekel