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Israel Interest Rate Announcement (Apr.)

The decision by the Bank of Israel (BoI) to leave its policy rate unchanged at 4.50% (rather than cut) for the second meeting in a row underscores policymakers’ concerns about the large budget deficit, above-target inflation and geopolitical tensions. We still see scope for limited rate cuts over the course of this year, but if anything the risks to our hawkish policy rate forecast now lie to the upside.

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