By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Launches Weekly Dollar-Shekel Options

The board of Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) decided the launch of weekly options on the dollar-shekel exchange rate. It has announced in a meeting last Thursday. The TASE says that the new options will suit a wide More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Bank of Israel Allows Banks to Increase Construction Credit

Supervisor of Banks Hedva Ber has distributed a draft circular to the banks changing the system for measuring the restrictions on credit by sector. Credit risk against which the banks have contracted policies from More...

By Roi Bergman On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Kahlon to Again Reduce Taxes Despite Bank of Israel’s Objections

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) opened a meeting with party members on Tuesday by announcing that he intends to lower income tax by 1-2% for Israelis earning up to 13, 000 NIS, as well as for companies. More...

By Moran Azulay On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Netanyahu Strengthens Cooperation With Kenya

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Tuesday before a group of Christian supporters of Israel in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya: “I am glad I have the opportunity, the privilege really of coming More...

By Ofer Petersburg On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Israelis to Build Up Uganda

The Ugandan government has chosen Israelis to re-build the east African nation’s infrastructure with money from the World Bank. Four decades after Operation Entebbe, Israel will be building a new Ugandan More...

By Itamar Eichner On Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Post-Brexit Tuition Fees for Israeli Students May Double

Following the United Kingdom’s historic decision on Friday to exit the European Union, many of the country’s non-British residents are concerned about what this might mean for them. Among them are Israeli More...

By Roee Bergman On Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Israeli Economy Experiences Significant Slowdown in 2015

Israel’s economic strength dropped in 2015, according to Prof. Rafi Melnick, who presented economic data at the Herzliya Conference on June 15. Melnick revealed that Israel experienced a significant slowdown More...

By Gad Lior On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Unemployment on the Decline, Reach Lowest Rate in 33 Years

While unemployment has been on the rise in most of the world in recent years, Israel saw it drop to 4.9 percent in April, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Monday. This represents lowest unemployment More...

By JNS On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Israel and South Korea to Conduct Free Trade Talks

  Israel and South Korea on Tuesday announced that they will hold free trade negotiations in Seoul two months from now. “A free trade agreement between Israel and South Korea will be a significant milestone More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Israeli Entrepreneurs Have a Hard Time Identifying the Serious Chinese Investors

  Israeli entrepreneurs are growing tired of Chinese delegations and visitors which prove to be with no real business potential. The Israeli business people report they have a difficult time telling the serious More...


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