The Bank of Israel reports that on Wednesday, August 9, currency trading ended a slight depreciation of the dollar and very substantial – course of the single European currency to the Israeli shekel.
The dollar fell 0,111% and amounted to 3,601 NIS per $1. The Euro – 0,808% and amounted to 4,225 NIS per €1.
Trading on the tel Aviv stock exchange are characterised at the moment by a sharp fall of most of the major indexes.
On 10 July, the monetary Commission under the leadership of the head of the Central Bank Karnit Flug decided to leave the interest rate for July-August unchanged at 0.1%. The last time the discount rate was lowered in February 2015 – 0.15%.