The IsraTransfer Report – April 2018

Some pretty big deals across the board as we send March on its way and welcome April in, especially for anyone needing to send money to Israel. Elsewhere, a full blown credit crunch erupts at the Ministry of Finance and Bank of Israel, and more people are starting to...

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The IsraTransfer Report – March 2018

The IsraTransfer Report – March 2018

It may have been the calendar's shortest month, but February was certainly long on excitement. In shekel trading, the USD/NIS and GBP/NIS exchange rates briefly made highs not seen in a while. Taking a new approach, Bank of Israel sought to weaken the shekel with a...

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The IsraTransfer Report – Year End 2017

The IsraTransfer Report – Year End 2017

It was certainly a banner year for the Israel economy as it continued to churn out impressive growth behind a seemingly endless strength in the shekel, and superb employment figures.  Elsewhere, our "top stories of the year" special is not to be missed.  Plus, some...

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IsraTransfer Special Report – Our Top Stories of 2017

IsraTransfer Special Report – Our Top Stories of 2017

Before 2017 fades away in the rear-view mirror, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories to have come across the wire in the land of Israel.  From shekel news, to record-setting economic data, new olim, and more, here are our editorial team’s top ten picks...

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The IsraTransfer Report – December 2017

The IsraTransfer Report – December 2017

Daylight wasn't the only thing to get a time saver in November, as we released of our new currency transfer and exchange infographic; a quick, easy, and informative read. In currency news, the shekel made headlines as it was named the world's second strongest currency...

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The IsraTransfer Report – November 2017

The IsraTransfer Report – November 2017

If a picture is worth a thousand words then it certainly has to be more in shekels, as our all-new infographic proves. Over at our trading desk global politics takes center stage as the currency markets' biggest driver.  In real estate news, data shows a firming up of...

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The IsraTransfer Report – October 2017

The IsraTransfer Report – October 2017

It was a thrilling close to the year as we said goodbye to 5777 and welcomed in 5778. While recent news points to a slowdown in Israeli economic sentiment, trading in the shekel was very active with a range in the Sha'ar Yatzig swinging from 3.48 to 3.58, before...

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The IsraTransfer Report – September 2017

The IsraTransfer Report – September 2017

The summer temperature wasn't the only thing rising in Israel during August as the shekel-US dollar exchange rate heated back up with a climb over the 3.60 mark for the first time in two months. However, while the Sha’ar Yatzig against the US dollar may have regained...

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The IsraTransfer Report – August 2017

The IsraTransfer Report – August 2017

July was business as usual for the shekel as its strengthening continued despite escalated security concerns in Jerusalem's Old City, however, as tensions subsided the currency once again resumed its upward trend. Meanwhile, seeking to break barriers in history and...

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