Bank of Israel

Type: Organization
Name: Bank of Israel
Nationality: Israel
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Bank of Israel
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Mon: Stocks stage moderate recovery

The main indices rose today, with telecommunications stocks prominent among the gainers.The Tel Aviv Stock Market recovered somewhat today from yesterday's losses. Tel Aviv 25 Index rose by 0.37%, to 1,392.81 points; the Tel Aviv 100 Index rose by 0.39%, ... [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

BoI tells banks to appoint cyber officers

The Bank of Israel is demanding practical measures to deal with the cyber threat. The Bank of Israel is troubled about the cyber threats to the banking system. Sources inform "Globes" that the Bank of Israel Banking Supervision Department, headed by Supervisor ... [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Demand for secondhand homes down sharply

Housing Ministry: Demand for secondhand homes fell 21% in January-May.The price of housing rose 2.1% and rents were up 5.6% in the first quarter of 2014, compared with the corresponding quarter last year, according to figures for January-March 2014 published ... [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

"Conflict will be lasting blow to tourist industry"

"The military operation will affect July's economic figures, and perhaps also August's, and the picture will be even more unclear, making it difficult for the Bank of Israel to make decisions. At present, with the data we have available, the Bank of Israel ... [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

TABLE-Israel economic performance index +0.1 pct in June

–July 21 (Reuters) - Israel's economic performance index, or "S" index, rose 0.1 percent in June after a 0.2 percent increase in May, the Bank of Israel said on Monday. The gain indicates "a moderate rate of growth, similar to the growth rate that has ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Shares fall as IDF goes deeper into Gaza

Investors in Tel Aviv are responding for the first time today to the start of ground operations.Share prices on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange are falling sharply as investors give their first reaction to the Israeli ground operation in the Gaza Strip. Despite ... [Published Globes - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Consumers tightening belts

Supermarkets are selling more and more items at cut price.The Nielsen Report published for the first half of 2014 provides further proof of a slowdown in the market. The marketing chains and suppliers have redoubled their bargain campaigns, especially ... [Published Globes - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shekel Down As Ceasefire Fails

| י"ט תמוז תשע"דYERUSHALAYIM (Hamodia Staff) - The dollar-shekel exchange rate fluctuated with the Egyptian ceasefire proposal, fueling the shekel upward with news that a mutual de-escalation was anticipated Monday morning, and then sending it back downward ... [Published Hamodia - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

TABLE-Israel inflation expectations in a year edge up to 1.5 pct

–July 17 (Reuters) - The Bank of Israel on Thursday gave the following forecasts for inflation based on bond market yields and issued data on M1 money supply for June. Expected Israel inflation rate (pct) from bond yields Avg of 30 days Jun 2014 May 2014 ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Shekel weakens against dollar after June CPI

July 16 --Following the failure of the cease-fire and continued rocket attacks on Israel , the shekel is weakening in interbank trading this morning against the dollar and but is slightly stronger against the euro.The shekel-dollar rate was up 0.20% at ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 5 reports

Bennett: New angels law is world's most daring

"I don't know any other country that recognizes 100% of an investment for tax purposes in the first year."The Ministries of the Economy and Finance have announced an amendment to the Tax Benefits for Individuals Investing in R&D Companies Law (the Angels ... [Published Globes - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dollar weakens amid expectations of truce

Cease-fire unravels quickly but global conditions likely to undermine greenback further, traders say. The dollar took a tumble against the shekel on Tuesday to reach its lowest in close to three years as exporters stocked up on the Israeli currency to ... [Published Haaretz - Jul 16 2014]

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"Globes" has already referred to Phoenix's high profit in liability insurance as "disassociated from what is going on in the other companies active in the subsector." Phoenix's 2013 pre-tax profit on liability insurance totaled NIS 166 million...
...It hints, however, that they expect him to be considered a senior employee. "It is expected that the cybernetic defense officer will have the ability to express his opinion independently to the managers, and that the questions raised by him will receive the necessary attention, and will constitute a significant element in decision making" the Bank of Israel states. The Bank of Israel is also seeking to increase the involvement of the board of directors and management in these matters...
"I don't know any other country that recognizes 100% of an investment for tax purposes in the first year."
...It has withstood similar tests, and we discovered then the sources to give compensation for the difficulties," he said. "It's important for the moment to maintain strong morale in the business sector and public."

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Stock analyst ranking co TipRanks raises $3m [Published Globes - 10 hours ago]
Treasury probes Phoenix profit spike [Published Globes - 18 hours ago]
BoI tells banks to appoint cyber officers [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
Lapid promises "economic Iron Dome" for south [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
Why the TASE is so stable [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
Mon: Stocks stage moderate recovery [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
Lapid announces new steps to ease economic burd... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 21 2014]
Knesset committee pours over fine print of Lapi... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 21 2014]
Demand for secondhand homes down sharply [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
"Conflict will be lasting blow to tourist indus... [Published Globes - Jul 21 2014]
TABLE-Israel economic performance index +0.1 pc... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 21 2014]
Sun: Gaza offensive hits TASE [Published Globes - Jul 20 2014]
Shares fall as IDF goes deeper into Gaza [Published Globes - Jul 20 2014]
Grand Central: Economists’ Interest Rate Expect... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 18 2014]
Shekel Down As Ceasefire Fails [Published Hamodia - Jul 18 2014]
Israel's tourism industry declines while tech s... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 17 2014]
Consumers tightening belts [Published Globes - Jul 17 2014]
The corruption at the head of Hamas [Published Globes - Jul 17 2014]
TA 25 up 2.2% for week [Published Globes - Jul 17 2014]
Compensation for southern residents only [Published Globes - Jul 17 2014]
TABLE-Israel inflation expectations in a year e... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 17 2014]
Fed kicks off global dollar squeeze as Janet Ye... [Published Telegraph - Jul 16 2014]
Shekel weakens against dollar after June CPI [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 16 2014]
Bennett: New angels law is world's most daring [Published Globes - Jul 16 2014]
Security situation adds to exporters' woes [Published Globes - Jul 16 2014]
With farmers under fire fresh produce prices to... [Published Globes - Jul 16 2014]
Israel's employment rate rise highest in OECD [Published Globes - Jul 16 2014]
Attorney General will not 'veto' bill canceling... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 16 2014]
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Grand Central: Economists’ Interest Rate Expect... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 18 2014]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, July 18, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter . Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: Economists’ Interest Rate Expectations Move Higher Fed’s Bullard: Fed May Need Rate Rises ‘Sooner ...
Fed vice chairman suggests including financial ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 10 2014]
Photo by Simon Dawson/Bloomberg Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer on Thursday suggested banking regulators should seriously consider broadening their goals to include financial stability as policymakers around the world debate strategies ...
Global Central Banking in 2014, A Second Quarte... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 01 2014]
Five years after the global recession of 2009, economic growth remains troublingly weak and inflation uncomfortably low in many developed economies. Several emerging-market economies are expanding more slowly than in the past while inflation remains ...
Shekel Battering Exports Puts Pressure on Flug:... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Jun 29 2014]
Shekel Battering Exports Puts Pressure on Flug: Israel Markets Bloomberg The Bank of Israel is facing rising discontent for not reining in the export-battering shekel. With parliament's Finance Committee accusing the bank of navigating a “failed” ...
Two elderly Palestinian women die of occupation... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 28 2014]
Two women die in West Bank: 78-year-old woman dies of heart attack during Israeli raid HEBRON (Ma‘an) 26 June — An elderly Palestinian woman died early Thursday after suffering a heart attack during a raid by Israeli soldiers in al-‘Arrub refugee ...
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