October 12, 2006

Lebanon War boosts Israel Bonds sales 20% in U.S.

There has been a 20% rise in sales of State of Israel Bonds in the U.S. and a 15% increase in Canada since the recent Lebanon war, says Ministry of Finance representative in New York Zvi Halamish. Halamish said there had been a "strong surge" in sales, and this was continuing almost two months after the war.