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Interest rate remains unchanged in Flug’s last committee meeting

Flug's successor still unknown, but decision was not impacted by uncertainty, she said.

08/10/2018

Bank of Israel head won’t seek a second term

Flug notified Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of her decision on Thursday, according to a statement from the central bank.

Karnit Flug at her office on February 3, 2015

Treasury slams Bank of Israel, signals governor to leave

A Finance Ministry spokesman said the hunt for a new Bank of Israel governor would begin after Passover.

Swiss flag

Tax Authority nabs 8,000-person list of Israeli HSBC accounts

Having a Swiss bank account is not illegal in Israel as long as it is reported to authorities and taxes are paid.

By NIV ELIS , REUTERS
01/08/2016
Moshe Kahlon

Kahlon, Flug strike deal on financial sector reform

Proposal would spin credit card companies out from biggest banks, allow them to become banks in their own right.

13/06/2016
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Norwegian bank issues anti-Semitic credit card, says sorry

The card features a centuries old trope of the hook-nosed Jew, wearing a kippah and a prayer shawl, rejoicing against the backdrop of gold coins.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
01/09/2015
With Nothing but a Pencil

מוּל הָאַרְיֵה הַבְּרִיטִי – בְּעִיפָּרוֹן בִּלְבַד

New exhibit: Facing the British Lion — With Nothing but a Pencil

By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
05/08/2015
Credit card

Regulator pushes debit cards, cancels check bouncing fee for depositors

One of the Bank of Israel's new regulations includes not charging customers who deposit bad checks, as well as not allowing banks to charge customers for debit cards.

09/03/2015
money

Koolanu to Bank of Israel: Stability, but not at any cost

Kahlon: We know that there’s a balance you have to strike between competition and stability.

By NIV ELIS , Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
09/02/2015
Karnit Flug at her office on February 3, 2015

The mortgage risk

The BoI deserves unstinting support for at least trying to break the vicious cycle of rising real estate prices and low interest rates.

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