Israel : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

May 19, 1999

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews developments in the structure of the Israeli banking sector, as well as in the key indicators of soundness and profitability in recent years. The paper highlights that Israel’s financial system continues to be dominated by a small number of banking groups. By international standards, the banking system is highly concentrated, with the largest five banking groups controlling almost 95 percent of total assets. The paper also describes developments in exchange restrictions in Israel.

Series:

Country Report No. 99/40

English

Publication Date:

May 19, 1999

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451819458/1934-7685

Stock No:

1ISREA0011999

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

87

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