By Jewish Business News On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Fitch Raised the Credit Rating of Israel to the Level of a + With a Stable Outlook

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Israel’s Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to “A+” from “A”. The Outlooks on the long-term IDRs are Stable. The issue ratings More...

By News Brief On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Market Turmoil Eases as Investors Weigh Trump’s Plan for Economy

Reactions at Frankfurt tock Exchange after US-Election in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, on Wednesday, Nov. 09, 2016. Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg   Turbulence in financial markets calmed after More...

By Alan Gallindoss On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Chinese Firm Seeks to Buy Israeli Hotel Chain, Report

    “Globes” website reports that hotel chains from China are interested in buying hotels in Israel. The names of chains under possible consideration have not been disclosed. In 2015, as More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

1000 Chinese Investors and 100 Innovative Israeli Companies to Participate at GoforIsrael in Shanghai

    GoforIsrael, the Israeli investments conference in Shanghai, China, which organized by Cukierman & Co. Investment House and Catalyst Funds is expected to welcome 1000 Chinese investors and 100 More...

By Alan Gallindoss On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Apple Must Pay Back Ireland Illegal Tax Benefits Worth $14.5 Billion, WHO IS NEXT?

    After two years of investigation The European Commission ruled that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to Apple is illegal under EU state aid rules.  The deal allowed Apple to More...

By Gad Lior On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Israeli Tech Companies to Receive Tax Break

The Israeli Ministry of Finance intends to implement a new plan starting January, according to which technology companies that originated in Israel will be given tax breaks worth about NIS 300 million ($79.6 More...

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...


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