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As a service to our clients and other interested parties, Israel Investment Advisors (IIA) publishes a periodic newsletter on a broad range of financial topics. The information contained in these articles is not intended as investment advice, but rather as educational information and thought-leadership on topics we think you might find interesting.

Current Newsletter

2018Q3

Fiscal Discipline and Falling Debt Israel Gets a Credit Upgrade

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Brian J. Friedman, CFA
Sept. 30, 2018

On August 4th Standard and Poor’s (S & P) raised Israel’s credit rating from A+ to AA‐. Israel carries less government debt as a percentage of its gross domestic product (GDP) than several of the 11 countries currently rated AAA, including countries such as Canada and Germany. The American federal government’s credit rating of AA+ is slightly higher than Israel’s, even though we support a debt ratio of….

Past Newsletters

2018

Q2 2018 Booming Home Prices in Israel are Finally Moderating

Q1 2018 Israel’s Asymmetric Security Challenges

2017

Q4 2017 Innovation Nation

Q3 2017 Teva’s Collapse Masked Underlying Strength in the Israeli Stock Market

Q2 2017 Robust Economic Growth in Israel Should Continue

Q1 2017 Intel Acquires Mobileye

2016

Q4 2016 2016 A Very Good Year for the Israel Investment Fund L.P.

Q3 2016 The Economic Legacy of Shimon Peres

Q2 2016 Look for Israel Beyond the Indexes

Q1 2016 Wealth and Capital in Israeli Society

2015

Q4 2015 The Israel Investment Fund, L.P. – Five Year Review

Q3 2015 Tax Cut!

Q2 2015 How Does Stock Market Investing Benefit Israel?

Q1 2015 Israeli Elections

2014

Q4 2014 The Shaky Shekel

Q3 2014 The Palestinian Economy – A Historical View

Q2 2014 Terrorism, Security Threats and Israeli Stock Market Volatility

Q1 2014 Israel and the “Bandwidth Economy

2013

Q4 2013 Unlocking Even More Value in the Israeli Stock Market

Q3 2013 OECD Membership A Milestone for Israel but Troublesome for the Stock Market

Q2 2013 Regional Instability Keeps Israeli Stock Valuations Low

Q1 2013 National Elections in January Address the Role of the Ultra-Orthodox in Israeli Society

2012

Q4 2012 Prudent Budget Policy Helped Israel Navigate the Global Financial Crisis

Q3 2012 Israel Will Need Significant Foreign Investment in the Coming Decade

Q2 2012 Israel: Much More Than Just a Start-Up Nation

Q1 2012 Restructuring the Israeli Economy

Other Past Articles