March 2019


Main reports: Bank of Palestine Group and Paltel Group Foundation signed an outcome funding agreement on 30 January for the first Development Impact Bond in Palestine and the Arab world.

The Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr Rami Hamdallah, confirmed on 28 February 2019 that the Palestinian National Authority has returned February’s clearance revenues to the Government of Israel in response to deductions from the Palestinian clearance revenues.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched its 2019 emergency appeal on 29 January based on a budget requirement totalling $1.2bn.

The Al-Quds index increased by 1.9% in February 2019 from the previous month, reaching 541.2 points on the last day of trading