Amir Yaron

Amid Israel turmoil, markets want continuity at central bank helm

Yaron's five-year term ends at the end of 2023 and he has been tight-lipped on his plans.

Amir Yaron (L) delivers a report to Benjamin Netanyahu (R)

Bank of Israel chief, Netanyahu to decide on 2nd governor term in October

The issue of whether Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron will seek, or be reappointed for a second term, has loomed over financial markets for months.


Bank of Israel questioned by Competition Authority: Are Israel’s banks competitive enough?

Israeli banks may be declared a “concentration group,” leading to the government taking steps toward higher competition in the market.

Bank of Israel calls to block bill requiring interest on checking accounts

The bill is set to be brought for a preliminary reading in the Knesset on Wednesday.

Market fears Bank of Israel governor won't seek second term

With six months until the end of Prof. Amir Yaron's term as Bank of Israel Governor, uncertainty over his replacement could further damage the economy.


Bank of Israel Gov warns: Judicial reform could weaken bank independence

Yaron warned that investors may begin to withdraw money and invest it elsewhere as Israel's government pushes ahead with judicial reform.


Populism must not affect the Bank of Israel - editorial

Once one taboo is broken – that of judicial reforms – it is possible that other taboos will also be harmed, such as the integrity and independence of Israel’s central bank.

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