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שירה גרינברג כלכלנית ראשית ב משרד אוצר

Israel's Finance Ministry Now Estimates Coronavirus Will Cut Annual Growth to 0%

17.03.20|Omri Milman
The ministry’s chief economist, Shira Greenberg, has estimated the current losses caused by the emergency measures enacted to slow the spread of Covid-19 at NIS 45 billion (approximately $11.87 billion)
כוח משטרתי מיוחד קורונה

Israel Now Has 304 Covid-19 Cases

17.03.20|CTech
While Israel has not yet gone into complete lockdown, most of the country’s economic activity has now been halted
קורונה בית קפה סגור רחוב דיזנגוף תל אביב

Israel’s Economic Halt Will Cost at Least NIS 17 Billion

16.03.20|Omri Milman
As Covid-19 spreads, economists say a decline of 1.2% in the country’s gross domestic product is likely the best case scenario; a pessimist scenario forecasts negative growth
בורסה בורסת תל אביב

It is not 2008 All Over Again, Israeli Regulators Assure

10.03.20|Raheli Bindman
Israel’s leading financial regulators all issued calming messages Monday after TASE’s indices closed down two days in a row
בנימין נתניהו שר האוצר משה כחלון ישיבת ממשלה שבועית

Netanyahu Announces NIS 4 Billion Government Assistance Fund

08.03.20|Omri Milman
The fund will support companies experiencing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus crisis
איש העסקים ארנון מילצ'ן

Financial Secrecy Promised to Immigrating Millionaires Is a Stain on Israel

19.02.20|Omri Milman
In the Financial Secrecy Index published by independent international network the Tax Justice Haven for 2020, Israel has not made significant strides
קור שולץ מנכ"ל טבע 9.11.19

Teva Fights Muddy Reputation With Positive Report

23.01.20|Sophie Shulman
Calcalist obtained a report commissioned by the Israeli drugmaker that details its economic contribution to the countries in which it operates
תלמידים ב שיעור ב כיתה ב בית ספר תיכון גוטוירט ב תי ספר

Israel’s Universal Savings for Children Program Will Only Increase Inequality, Says Taub Institute

30.12.19|Irit Avishar, Amitay Gazit, and Billy Frenkel
The Jerusalem-based social policy studies think tank released its annual state of the nation report for 2019 Monday
ד"ר חדוה בר המפקחת על הבנקים כנס פינטק 2019

Hedva Ber’s Achievements and Shortcomings in Her Five Years as Israel’s Banking Regulator

02.12.19|Raheli Bindman
On Sunday, Israeli banking regulator Hedva Ber announced she will not be extending her tenure
תל אביב קו רקיע חוף

OECD Cuts Israel’s Economic Growth Prediction for 2020 to Under 3%

21.11.19|Adrian Filut
The organization forecasts Israel’s private consumption will slow while unemployment and the government budget deficit rise
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The Shekel Continues to Appreciate

07.11.19|Shir Reiter
Since the beginning of the year, Israel’s currency roseby 6.6% compared to the U.S. dollar
מוצרי חלב ב סופר סופרמרקט

With Unclear Political Future, Israelis Face More Exorbitant Living Costs

15.10.19|Nurit Kadosh
Israeli food manufacturers are taking advantage of the country’s prolonged political limbo, hiking prices of basic food staples
אדם נוימן 20.7.19 WeWork

WeWork’s IPO Backpaddling Leaves Israel’s Two Largest Banks at Risk

22.09.19|Golan Hazani and Sophie Shulman
The banking consortium that provided WeWork CEO Adam Neumann with a $500 million credit line and is now looking to revise the terms includes Israel’s Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoalim
ועידה כלכלית לאומית 2019 פרופ' אמיר ירון נגיד בנק ישראל 2

Israel's Budget Deficit a Crucial Problem, Says Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron

02.09.19|Raheli Bindman
The next government must prioritize Israel's fiscal issues and the ballooning deficit while implementing steps to increase market productivity, Yaron said Monday during Calcalist and Bank Leumi's National Economic Conference in Tel Aviv
ניצן הורוביץ אהוד ברק סתיו שפיר המחנה הדמוקרטי מרצ

Ahead of Election, Israeli Party Democratic Union Turns to Crowdfunding

22.08.19|Zvi Zerahia
The Democratic Union is a left-wing alliance formed between former prime minister Ehud Barak’s Democratic Israel, Meretz, the Green Movement, and former Labor parliamentarian Stav Shaffir
העיר תל אביב מלמעלה  זירת הנדל"ן

S&P Reaffirms Israel’s AA- Credit Rating With a Stable Outlook

04.08.19|Adrian Filut
The credit agency said Israel’s economy is “diversified, competitive, and resilient,” and that the country’s main credit limiters are geo-political risks and government debt
אורי לוין בנק דיסקונט דוב קוטלר אינטו

One Is Home-Grown, the Other an Outsider: Discount and Hapoalim's New CEOs

16.07.19|Raheli Bindman
Uri Levin is set to enter Lilach Asher-Topilsky’s shoes as CEO of Israeli Bank Discount, and Dov Kotler will inherit Arik Pinto as CEO of Hapoalim. These are the challenges they will face
אורי לוין בנק דיסקונט

Israel’s Discount Bank Selects Uri Levin as New CEO

15.07.19|Micky Grunfeld
Lilach Asher-Topilsky, the bank's CEO since 2014, was one of three Israeli bank CEOs to announce her resignation in recent months
רקפת רוסק עמינח מנכלית בנק לאומי 14.8.18

Israel's Banking Ecosystem Is Experiencing Upheaval

01.07.19|Raheli Bindman
On Sunday, Israel’s Bank Leumi CEO and President Rakefet Russak-Aminoach announced her upcoming retirement, becoming the third Israeli bank CEO to do so since April
ריצ'רד קיי מנהל קרן קומג'סט Comgest Growth Japan

Japan’s Economical Changes Spell Opportunities for Israeli Investors, Says Comgest Exec

01.07.19|Ran Abramson and Raheli Bindman
Richard Kaye, portfolio manager of the Comgest Growth Japan fund, has been involved in the Japanese market since the lost decade