economics

Grapevine February 1, 2023: A clenched fist

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

The proposed 'reform' of the judicial system is a risk to the economy - opinion

The Israeli economy operates in a very competitive world; everything we do is being closely examined.

By JACOB FRENKEL , KARNIT FLUG
31/01/2023

Netanyahu needs to listen to the economists - editorial

270 Israeli economists, the bank of Israel and impartial S&P groups are trying to warn Netanyahu.

Fix Israel's high prices, cost of living with true free-market system - opinion

The real issue in the Israeli market is that it is not a capitalist system but an oligopoly.

By IBRAHIM ABU AHMAD , HILLEL PORTUGAIS-DE ALMEIDA
25/01/2023

Is it time to invest in emerging markets?

Maybe, just maybe, after a decade of underperformance, now is the time for emerging markets to shine.

By AARON KATSMAN
14/01/2023

Bank of Israel interest rate increases by an additional 0.5%

A further increase in the interest rate may reduce the effects of inflation, but it will have a negative impact on the recipients of loans and mortgages.

Brazilian Jewish economist targeted by criticism ripped from ‘antisemitism handbook’

Paulo Nogueira Batista Jr., a former executive director of the International Monetary Fund, also mocked Goldfajn’s last name, calling it “unpronounceable” for not having a Portuguese origin.

By MARCUS M. GILBAN / JTA
28/12/2022

Netanyahu's partners are brewing a subprime crisis - analysis

MIDDLE ISRAEL: Lurking behind a financially dangerous financial-aid bill is an exciting economic controversy between the new coalition's ultra-Orthodox and modern-Orthodox members.

Israel inflation rate seen at 14-year high of 5.3% in November

Israel's budget is currently in surplus but prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to freeze electricity and other costs.

By REUTERS
14/12/2022

When should you not file a patent application? - comment

Even if your business does not succeed, patents often have a substantial resale value, which can be important to investors.

By DANIEL KLIGLER
12/12/2022
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