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Shekel at strongest against dollar in 23 years

A strong currency is generally seen as a blessing for those holding the currency, but a curse for people who receive payments in dollars.

27/12/2020
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Save some shekels now

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Dollar and shekel, side by side

Israel's shekel hits nine-year record high against dollar

The dollar has been weakening worldwide against the major currencies over the past few months as the US Fed prints money to cope with the coronavirus crisis.

An Israel Shekel note

Alberta union head describes ‘scrambling’ for shekels in healthcare criticism

The head of the largest union in Alberta, Canada, apologized a day after he used an antisemitic stereotype to criticize a $2-an-hour increase in pay for health-care aides.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
04/05/2020
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Shekel weakens to NIS 3.69 against the dollar

The shekel dropped by more than 3% Thursday as coronavirus fears continue to rattle global markets.

A Isreal Shekel note and a U.S. Dollar note are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo

COGAT stops Palestinians from exchanging shekels for foreign currency

The move was made in response to the decision by the Palestinian Authority to stop buying calves from Israel and to begin importing calves from other countries.

An Israel Shekel note

Bank of Israel likely to cut rates for first time since 2015

The move would represent a response to a stronger shekel ILS= that has helped to push the inflation rate close to zero.

By REUTERS
22/11/2019

Bank of Israel keeps interest rate unchanged, hints at future cut

Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron stated that the decision to keep the interest rate unchanged "was not easy, and was not unanimous."

07/10/2019
Stacks of Israeli shekel notes [Illustrative]

Investing performance: All based on your perspective

When it comes to investing, if you ask the investing public to gauge how their portfolio is performing, they will answer that they are doing so and so over/under the S&P 500.

By AARON KATSMAN
19/09/2019

29 Israeli films to be shown for NIS 10 on Israeli Film Day

For screening times and information, check with individual theaters.

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