Shekel Climbs To 26-Year High As Bank Of Israel Signals Less Intervention
Currency’s strength against dollar reaches level not seen in over 2 decades, and experts predict it is not going to stop there
November 21, 2021
Bank of Israel Reports Low Risk To Financial Sector, Small Business Struggles
In periodic report on domestic financial stability, central bank says Israel’s economy in good shape despite virus and several ongoing risk factors.
August 22, 2021
Central Bank Urges New Government: Think Long-Term, Make Israel More Productive
Bank of Israel report says Israel must invest more in its people, develop its infrastructure and upgrade its financial system in order to eventually reduce income inequality.
June 20, 2021
Digital Shekel In The Works As Bank of Israel Preps ‘Action Plan’
Steering committee creates draft model of possible future central bank-backed digital currency as chatter on virtual payments grows globally.
May 12, 2021
Mobileye’s Amnon Shashua To Become Sole Controlling Shareholder Of New Israeli Digital Bank
Under the new agreement, Shashua will buy all of Nacht's holdings in the digital bank and take on all responsibilities.
May 07, 2020
New Israeli Digital Bank Set Up By Tech Leaders To Start Operating Next Year
The new bank established by Marius Nacht and Amnon Shashua says it signed as deal Indian conglomerate TATA Group to develop and implement the bank's technology infrastructure.
January 26, 2020
Israelis Generally Unhappy With Work-Life Balance, Spend Hours In Traffic – Report
A new survey by the Israel Democracy Institute shows that a majority of Israelis don't have much flexibility, and spend wasted work hours on their commute.
December 18, 2019
Tech Moguls Amnon Shashua, Marius Nacht To Set Up New Digital Bank In Israel
The new initiative will be the first new banking venture in the country in 40 years.
September 24, 2019
Bank of Israel Says Virtual Currency Is A Financial Asset, Not A Currency
The Bank of Israel announced that it would recognize virtual currency as a financial asset.
January 08, 2018