Interest Rate

2019 in economy: Will the capital market lead to a global crisis?

Since the financial crisis of 2008 and for almost a decade, the capital market had recorded increases, and interest rates have been minimal. In recent months, we have witnessed a change in these trends: capital markets have begun to materialize, and this is due to a combination of several factors. E...

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Lowering the Interest Rate – Benefits and Risks

A few monthes have passed since the Bank of Israel decided to reduce the interest rate to a historic low of 0.25 percent, further to interest rate reductions prior to this move. The interest rate remained at 0.25 percent in October as well. The low rate resulted from a lack of options, as Israel wit...

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