Israel and its pre-war economy
May 31, 2024

Israel and its pre-war economy

How was Israel's economy doing before Oct. 7 and the war in Gaza?

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Prices held steady in April

New data out this morning shows inflation is still stubborn, by way of the personal consumption expenditures, or PCE, price index. Let’s talk about it with Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial in New York.

How Israel's economy is faring eight months into war with Hamas

Despite a contraction after the initial onset of the war, Israel's economy has rebounded dramatically.
One flashpoint raised by the Israel-Hamas War has been the continued exemption of ultraorthodox Jews from military service.
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