Quoted basic interest rate (Prime)

Israeli currency, percent p.a.
 
date Interest Rate
01/1989 18.61%
02/1989 16.03%
03/1989 15.00%
04/1989 14.96%
05/1989 14.96%
06/1989 14.37%
07/1989 14.27%
08/1989 14.27%
09/1989 14.27%
10/1989 14.35%
11/1989 14.35%
12/1989 14.35%
01/1990 15.86%
02/1990 15.99%
03/1990 15.99%
04/1990 15.66%
05/1990 14.96%
06/1990 14.65%
07/1990 14.63%
08/1990 14.64%
09/1990 14.64%
10/1990 14.64%
11/1990 14.64%
12/1990 14.64%
01/1991 14.64%
02/1991 14.64%
03/1991 14.64%
04/1991 14.64%
05/1991 14.64%
06/1991 14.64%
07/1991 14.64%
08/1991 14.64%
09/1991 14.64%
10/1991 17.64%
11/1991 22.82%
12/1991 19.41%
01/1992 16.20%
02/1992 14.28%
03/1992 12.15%
04/1992 12.17%
05/1992 12.17%
06/1992 12.17%
07/1992 12.17%
08/1992 12.17%
09/1992 12.17%
10/1992 12.17%
11/1992 11.20%
12/1992 11.19%
01/1993 11.46%
02/1993 12.25%
03/1993 12.85%
04/1993 12.85%
05/1993 12.85%
06/1993 12.85%
07/1993 12.26%
08/1993 11.08%
09/1993 10.50%
10/1993 10.50%
11/1993 10.50%
12/1993 10.98%
01/1994 11.79%
02/1994 11.87%
03/1994 11.87%
04/1994 11.87%
05/1994 12.24%
06/1994 12.87%
07/1994 13.39%
08/1994 13.87%
09/1994 15.43%
10/1994 17.00%
11/1994 17.00%
12/1994 18.45%
01/1995 18.50%
02/1995 18.35%
03/1995 17.36%
04/1995 16.19%
05/1995 15.50%
06/1995 15.00%
07/1995 14.95%
08/1995 14.70%
09/1995 14.75%
10/1995 15.28%
11/1995 15.70%
12/1995 15.64%
01/1996 15.20%
02/1996 15.49%
03/1996 15.50%
04/1996 15.63%
05/1996 16.30%
06/1996 17.13%
07/1996 18.50%
08/1996 17.74%
09/1996 17.25%
10/1996 16.99%
11/1996 16.70%
12/1996 16.60%
01/1997 16.17%
02/1997 15.68%
03/1997 15.40%
04/1997 15.40%
05/1997 15.40%
06/1997 14.92%
07/1997 14.20%
08/1997 14.27%
09/1997 14.90%
10/1997 14.90%
11/1997 14.90%
12/1997 14.90%
01/1998 14.85%
02/1998 14.37%
03/1998 14.02%
04/1998 13.70%
05/1998 13.38%
06/1998 13.04%
07/1998 12.78%
08/1998 11.39%
09/1998 11.00%
10/1998 11.13%
11/1998 13.91%
12/1998 15.00%
01/1999 15.00%
02/1999 14.93%
03/1999 14.50%
04/1999 13.98%
05/1999 13.50%
06/1999 13.50%
07/1999 13.45%
08/1999 13.00%
09/1999 13.00%
10/1999 13.00%
11/1999 12.94%
12/1999 12.67%
01/2000 12.14%
02/2000 11.72%
03/2000 11.38%
04/2000 11.06%
05/2000 10.80%
06/2000 10.80%
07/2000 10.77%
08/2000 10.59%
09/2000 10.37%
10/2000 10.06%
11/2000 9.89%
12/2000 9.67%
01/2001 9.50%
02/2001 9.20%
03/2001 8.97%
04/2001 8.70%
05/2001 8.70%
06/2001 8.40%
07/2001 7.96%
08/2001 7.80%
09/2001 7.80%
10/2001 7.80%
11/2001 7.58%
12/2001 6.85%
01/2002 5.30%
02/2002 5.30%
03/2002 5.86%
04/2002 5.93%
05/2002 6.13%
06/2002 8.20%
07/2002 10.60%
08/2002 10.60%
09/2002 10.60%
10/2002 10.60%
11/2002 10.60%
12/2002 10.56%
01/2003 10.40%
02/2003 10.40%
03/2003 10.37%
04/2003 10.20%
05/2003 9.86%
06/2003 9.42%
07/2003 9.00%
08/2003 8.44%
09/2003 7.92%
10/2003 7.57%
11/2003 7.05%
12/2003 6.70%
01/2004 6.27%
02/2004 5.97%
03/2004 5.80%
04/2004 5.60%
05/2004 5.60%
06/2004 5.60%
07/2004 5.60%
08/2004 5.60%
09/2004 5.60%
10/2004 5.60%
11/2004 5.56%
12/2004 5.39%
01/2005 5.17%
02/2005 5.00%
03/2005 5.00%
04/2005 5.00%
05/2005 5.00%
06/2005 5.00%
07/2005 5.00%
08/2005 5.00%
09/2005 5.00%
10/2005 5.27%
11/2005 5.50%
12/2005 5.98%
01/2006 6.04%
02/2006 6.25%
03/2006 6.25%
04/2006 6.53%
05/2006 6.75%
06/2006 6.75%
07/2006 6.78%
08/2006 7.00%
09/2006 7.00%
10/2006 6.95%
11/2006 6.74%
12/2006 6.44%
01/2007 6.00%
02/2007 5.75%
03/2007 5.50%
04/2007 5.46%
05/2007 5.24%
06/2007 5.00%
07/2007 5.02%
08/2007 5.26%
09/2007 5.50%
10/2007 5.50%
11/2007 5.50%
12/2007 5.53%
01/2008 5.75%
02/2008 5.72%
03/2008 5.17%
04/2008 4.75%
05/2008 4.77%
06/2008 5.03%
07/2008 5.25%
08/2008 5.52%
09/2008 5.75%%
10/2008 5.41%
11/2008 4.65%
12/2008 4.00%
01/2009 3.18%
02/2009 2.47%
03/2009 2.20%
04/2009 2.00%
05/2009 2.00%
06/2009 2.00%
07/2009 2.00%
08/2009 2.03%
09/2009 2.25%
10/2009 2.25%
11/2009 2.27%
12/2009 2.50%
01/2010 2.75%
02/2010 2.75%
03/2010 2.75%
04/2010 2.99%
05/2010 3.00%
06/2010 3.00%
07/2010 3.02%
08/2010 3.25%
09/2010 3.25%
10/2010 3.48%
11/2010 3.5%
12/2010 3.5%
01/2011 3.53%
02/2011 3.79%
03/2011 4.00%
04/2011 4.50%
05/2011 4.54%
06/2011 4.75%
07/2011 4.75%
08/2011 4.75%
09/2011 4.75%
10/2011 4.51%
11/2011 4.5%
12/2011 4.25%
01/2012 4.20%
02/2012 4.00%
03/2012 4.00%
04/2012 4.00%
05/2012 4.00%
06/2012 3.98%
07/2012 3.75%
08/2012 3.75%
09/2012 3.75%
10/2012 3.75%
11/2012 3.50%
12/2012 3.47%
01/2013 3.25%
02/2013 3.25%
03/2013 3.25%
04/2013 3.25%
05/2013 3.11%
06/2013 2.75%
07/2013 2.75%
08/2013 2.75%
09/2013 2.72%
10/2013 2.5%
11/2013 2.5%
12/2013 2.50%
02/2014 2.482%
01/2014 2.5%
03/2014 2.25%
04/2014 2.25%
05/2014 2.25%
06/2104 2.25%
07/2014 2.242%
06/2014 2.25%
08/2014 1.968%
09/2014 1.75%
10/2014 1.75%
12/2014 1.75%
11/2014 1.75%
01/2015 1.75%
03/2015 1.6%
02/2015 1.734%
04/2015 1.60%
05/2015 1.60%
06/2015 1.60%
07/2015 1.60%
08/2015 1.60%
09/2015 1.60%
10/2015 1.60%
11/2015 1.60%
12/2015 1.60%
01/2016 1.60%
02/2016 1.60%
03/2016 1.60%
04/2016 1.60%
05/2016 1.60%
06/2016 1.60%
07/2016 1.60%
08/2016 1.60%
09/2016 1.60%
10/2016 1.60%
11/2016 1.60%
12/2016 1.60%
01/2017 1.60%
02/2017 1.60%
03/2017 1.60%
04/2017 1.60%
05/2017 1.60%
06/2017 1.60%
07/2017 1.60%
08/2017 1.60%
09/2017 1.60%
10/2017 1.60%
11/2017 1.60%
12/2017 1.60%
12/2017 1.60%
01/2018 1.60%
02/2018 1.60%
03/2018 1.60%
04/2018 1.60%
05/2018 1.60%
06/2018 1.60%
07/2018 1.60%
08/2018 1.60%
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1Average monthly figure weighted by the number of days which that rate was in force.
Source: Reports by the seven major banks to the Supervisor of Banks