20 stories about Economy
אראל מרגלית יו"ר ומייסד קרן JVP

Israeli investor Erel Margalit meets with French Finance Minister to promote economic collaboration

Margalit, who is the chairman of JVP and Margalit Startup City, met with French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and other leading figures to promote a joint Israel-France innovation center
ניל וויגן שגריר בריטניה

U.K. Ambassador to Israel: 80% of the embassy’s activities involve economics

31.03.21|Sophie Shulman
“Most of our time is devoted to technology,” Neil Wigan tells Calcalist. He estimates that Brexit will improve trade between the two countries
עבודה מהבית לפטופ מחשב נייד

Israel is failing on the working from home front

18.02.21|Shahar Ilan
According to Israeli labor figures, not all the Israelis that could be working from home are doing so, exacerbating negative employment trends
Natural Intelligence Tal Brener

Too much of a good thing? The rising shekel puts Israeli tech companies at risk

27.12.20|Tal Brener
The strengthening of the shekel exchange rate against the dollar is a real problem that if left unresolved will hurt all of us Israelis.
ענת גואטה זירת ההשקעות חדש

“Israeli high tech has found a home at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange,” says Chairwoman of the Israel Securities Authority

16.12.20|Hezi Sternlicht
“Capital markets are enjoying a renaissance period,” Anat Guetta said during Calcalist’s investment conference. “High tech has returned to Israel. It’s no longer aiming to raise money in foreign markets”
פוטו מבנים מחימר מרוקו Ait Benhaddou

Morocco is thirsty for Israeli investments

13.12.20|Doron Peskin
Normalization of ties between Morocco and Israel are the result of U.S. recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara; but Morocco also hopes economic ties with Israel will help relieve its deep recession
נאסד"ק וול סטריט

Wall Street’s investment frenzy is not over, it is just shifting its focus

06.09.20|Sophie Shulman
With the U.S. presidential election right around the corner, President Trump will not let the U.S. stock markets crash, but his administration is likely to pay more attention to sectors that have been severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis
חווה לגידול קנאביס ב ריונגרו קולומביה

With Exports Delayed, the Promise of Israel’s Cannabis Industry Goes Up in Smoke

06.05.20|Tzally Greenberg
A glance at the 2019 financial reports by Israel’s 11 public medical cannabis companies reveals a rather glum picture
רן סער מנכל קופת חולים מכבי

The Economic Crisis Will Kill More People Than the Virus, Warns Israeli HMO Head

21.04.20|Adrian Filut and Adi Pick
The CEO of Israeli health maintenance organization Maccabi Healthcare Services Ran Saar spoke with Calcalist about the coronavirus pandemic
קורונה נתיבי איילון סגר עוצר

Israel Expects Full Return to Work in Most Industries by May 30

12.04.20|Omri Milman and Adi Pick
The plan to jumpstart the economy was drafted by Israel’s Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, and Bank of Israel governor Amir Yaron, but still needs to gain approval by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in order to become official
לשכת התעסוקה ב תל אביב אבטלה מובטלים דורשי עבודה מיתון

Israel Is Tanking its Economy to Save a Few Hundred People, Finance Ministry Officials Say

31.03.20|Adrian Filut
The Israeli finance ministry estimates the difference between a partial and full lockdown at tens of billions of shekels. To the health ministry, that is the difference between containment and a collapse of the country’s healthcare system—and the many deaths that would follow
קורונה בדיקת קורונה בדרייב אין תל אביב 21.3.20

As Number of Domestic Covid-19 Cases Rises, Israel Settles on Economic Support Measures

Israel reported 3,865 confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday morning, 66 of them in serious or critical condition, and 12 dead
רחובות ריקים תל אביב קורונה ישראל

Israel Enters First Full Day of New Restrictions With 2,495 Confirmed Cases

The new restrictions ban residents from leaving their homes for a distance of over 100 meters
נגיד בנק ישראל  אמיר ירון

Bank of Israel Governor Takes the Stage with a Clear Message and No Paper Tissues

25.03.20|Omri Milman
On Tuesday, Amir Yaron and his team held a press conference to discuss the ongoing coronavirus crisis, stating that “without healthcare, there is no economy, but without the economy, there won’t be healthcare”
בדיקת קורונה תל אביב

Israel Reports 945 Covid-19 Cases, First Coronavirus Death

The country saw its first death on Friday, an 88-year-old man with pre-existing conditions. As the number of coronavirus cases in the country increase, so does unemployment
לשכת התעסוקה ב תל אביב אבטלה מובטלים דורשי עבודה מיתון

96,000 Israelis Registered for Unemployment in Just 14 Hours

19.03.20|Shahar Ilan
Since Covid-19 hit Israel’s economy at the beginning of March, 330,000 Israelis registered for unemployment, 13-times the number of people who registered in February
הבורסה לניירות ערך רחוב אחוזת בית תל אביב

Despite Covid-19, S&P Bullish About Israel

19.03.20|Adrian Filut
The credit rating agency forecasts Israel’s economy will see growth in 2020 despite the pandemic and that only a geopolitical event or the collapse of its real estate sector could cause negative growth
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More Capital Than Venture: Israel’s Tech Companies Under Covid-19’s Shadow

18.03.20|Meir Orbach and Hagar Ravet
Industry veterans are preparing for uncertain times but are also seeing opportunities—to reduce inflated valuations, birth new domains, and adopt more efficient models and methods