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Fitch Affirms Israel at “A”: Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Israel at “A”: Outlook Stable

category: Investment, Israel
Fitch ratings affirmed Israel’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) at “A” and local currency IDR at “A+” with a stable outlook. “The affirmation reflects the resumption of the downward trend in public deficits
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IMF Forecasts Israeli Economy to Expand 3.8% in 2011

IMF Forecasts Israeli Economy to Expand 3.8% in 2011

category: Investment, Israel
The International Monetary Fund recently increased its growth prediction for the Israeli economy to 3.8% in 2011 and 2012. Israel was cited along with Australia, Canada, Korea, Norway and Sweden, as a country in which
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Israel's Statistics Bureau Forecasts 4% Growth in 2010

Israel's Statistics Bureau Forecasts 4% Growth in 2010

category: Africa, export
The Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) forecasts 4% growth for 2010 based on data it accumulated over the first nine months of the year. The growth figure is largely based on a new 9.1%
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Governor of the Bank of Israel: "The Israeli market is in a Good Condition"

Governor of the Bank of Israel: "The Israeli market is in a Good Condition"

category: Israel
The Governor of the Bank of Israel, Prof. Stanley Fisher. Said yesterday in the annual press conference, ahead of the gathering of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. According to Fisher, the
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Israeli Economy Grows 4.7% in 2nd Quarter

Israeli Economy Grows 4.7% in 2nd Quarter

category: Israel, Trade
The Israeli economy grew at its fastest pace in over two years in the second quarter boosted by an increase in consumer spending and exports, surpassing earlier forecasts. Domestic demand in Israel leaped 8.7 percent
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Goldman Sachs Sees Israeli Growth Higher

Goldman Sachs Sees Israeli Growth Higher

category: Israel, Trade
Goldman Sachs projects higher economic growth for Israel in 2011 than Israeli leaders have so far estimated. Goldman Sachs analyst Ahmet Akarli predicts 3.5% real GDP growth for Israel in 2010 and 4.3% growth in
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