Bank of Israel head Karmit Flug may be awarded a second term - once again by default.
Bank of Israel introduces banking ‘ID cards’ to boost competition.
Former antitrust commissioner: Monopoly may be overpowering policymakers
Rivlin calls on the Knesset and the incoming government to formulate and pass the budget as quickly as possible.
There are few policy tools left available to the Bank of Israel at a time when so many other countries are conducting aggressively expansionist monetary policy.
Although the shekel is far weaker than it was last summer, having depreciated 10.4 percent between August and December against a basket of currencies, it has appreciated 7.6% since December.
In one of her first newspaper interviews since taking office, BoI Governor Flug discusses the economy, explains why being a woman has never been an issue for her in this male-dominated field.
New rules limiting banking fees go into effect on Sunday.
Tel Aviv City Council member Karnit Goldwasser gave birth to a girl at Ichilov Hospital.
For the past two months, BoI has put the interest rate at .25%, the lowest it’s ever been, in order to battle sluggish inflation, weaken the shekel, and give the moderating economy a shot in the arm.