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Israel Current account balance as  % of GDP
2001  -1.9
2002  -1.9
2003  -1.3

2007  +3.3
2008  +0.9
2009  +3.1
2012  -1.5
2013  -2.8
2016  +3.3

Israel TA-100                     Back to List of Indices

Israel TA-100 Index (weekly), 20 week exponential average in green, 5 week exponential average in red, 52 week ROC (rate of change) in yellow, MACD (moving average convergence divergence) in green.
Israel TA-100 Index monthly chart, the red line is a 24 month exaverage, the yellow line is a 6 month exaverage
Israel Notes & Links:

9/1/14 Israel  staged its 'largest land grab in the West Bank for 30 years' yesterday as soldiers swooped on 1,000 acres of Palestinian territory...
(Spiegel) Israel invests more money in research than most other countries -- and in no other place are research institutes, the defense industry, the army and politics as interwoven. The result is a high-tech weapons factory that successfully exports its goods globally.
The Unprotected: A Gaza Family Destroyed by Israeli Bombs... For an entire week, eight people -- women, children and an elderly man -- were trapped in their house in Gaza. They couldn't leave and nobody could help. An hour before the cease-fire, the family was wiped out by Israeli bombs.
8/3/14 More than 50 former Israeli soldiers have refused to serve in the nationís reserve force, citing regret over their part in a military they said plays a central role in oppressing Palestinians (
4/13/14 Twenty-five years after making their first bid for membership, the Palestinians can join the Geneva Conventions governing the rules of war and military occupations, the Swiss government said .
11/28/13 Israeli stock prices rose to another record high last Sunday, ignoring local politicians' comments that a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program was a mistake.
1/4/13 All members of the U.N. Security Council, with the lone exception of the United States, have publicly condemned Israel's recent settlement expansion activities and called for them to end.
12/30/12 Israel OKs construction of 3,000 West Bank units after UN recognition for a Palestinian state.
9/27/11  The Bank of Israel unexpectedly lowered its key interest rate by 25 basis points to 3%
3/29/11 Israel raises rates to 3%
9/29/10 Israel set up a new military intelligence unit to incorporate high-tech hacking tactics.
9/26/10 (Dow Jones)--Jewish settlers marked the last day of Israel's construction moratorium in the West Bank with celebrations and vows to build at full steam on Monday.
1/9/09 (Reuters) - Israel rejected a U.N. resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza on Friday and jets and tanks again pounded the Palestinian enclave.
5/21/08 Israelís Prime Minister Olmert urged the United States to impose a naval blockade on Iran.
12/29/04 BBC News reported that Israel's GDP will likely be up 4.2% in 2004, the best performance in several years.
10/10/04 Israel's Finance Ministry on Sunday raised its 2005 budget deficit target to 3.4 percent of gross domestic product