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Bank of Israel keeps benchmark interest rate at 0.25%

JERUSALEM, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Bank of Israel held its benchmark interest rate at 0.25% for a ninth straight decision on Thursday, citing a stable shekel and solid economic growth.

All 18 economists polled by Reuters had expected no change in the interest rate.

(Reporting by Steven Scheer and Ari Rabinovitch; Editing by Tova Cohen)

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