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Growth Photo: Shutterstock Israel Q1 growth revised upwards

The Central Bureau of Statistics has raised the annualized growth estimate for the first quarter from 4.8% to 5%.

Shekel Photo: ASAP Creative Shekel weakens against dollar after June CPI reading

The surprising fall in the CPI in June left the inflation rate in Israel below the official target range.

Fruit and vegetables CPI down 0.6% in June, home prices rise

Inflation in Israel was only 0.8% over the past 12 months, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports, decreasing the likelihood of a rate hike.

Daniel Birnbaum and Eyal Shohat / Photo: PR Birnbaum makes way for new SodaStream CEO

Birnbaum will become chairman and be replaced as CEO by Eyal Shohat, the company's deputy CEO.

Amir Yaron  photo: Rafi Kutz BoI Governor distances himself from rate hike forecast

"I emphasize that it is not a forecast by the Monetary Committee itself but by the Department's economists," Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron said.

Amir Yaron Photo: PR "The Bank of Israel's hands are tied"

The global environment makes the bank's aggressive interest rate forecast unlikely to materialize, say analysts.

Pinhas Idan Airport workers demand apology for wage excess allegations

Israel Airports Authority workers committee chairman Pinhas Idan: We are fed up with the Finance Ministry's false smears.

Amir Yaron  photo: Rafi Kutz BoI leaves rate unchanged, cuts growth forecast

The Bank of Israel has not changed its forecast of a rate hike in 2019 and two rate hikes next year, despite expected rate cuts by the US Fed.

Operation Protective Edge picture: Reuters Treasury demands compulsory military service cut

According to the Ministry of Finance, every month cut from men's compulsory service increases Israel's GDP by 0.1%.

Bank of Israel Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Foreign exchange reserves reach record $120b

Israel’s foreign exchange reserves rose nearly $2 billion last month, despite negligible foreign currency purchases, the Bank of Israel reports.

Investments Photo: ASAP Creative Shutterstock Kosher investments on the rise

Kosher investment instruments issued by Israel's leading investment houses manage NIS 10 billion in assets.

Amir Yaron  photo: Rafi Kutz Leader: No 2019 Bank of Israel rate hike

Yonatan Katz believes that the Bank of Israel will keep the rate unchanged tomorrow at 0.25%, and predicts that the planned hike in 2019 will be postponed until early 2020.

High-tech Photo: Shutterstock Increasing high-tech work force harder than it sounds

9% of private sector employees in high tech produce 40% of Israel's exports but raising the proportion is not easy.

Donald Trump  photo: Carlos Barria, Reuters No deal of the century

The US economic plan for our region leaves out key issues and key players, lacks sources of finance, and has no takers.

Tyler Cowen  photo: Eyal Izhar "The trade war will harm Israel"

Leading economist Tyler Cowen says the US-China trade war was unavoidable, and Israel can only wait out the storm.

Augmented reality Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Startups drive labor market changes

A new report by Deloitte describes the "future of labor" in Israel and maps the Israeli technology companies affecting it.

Careers Photo: Shutterstock Don't rush to leave a good company during hard times

When building a career in a large corporation, you sometimes have to let them 'park you on the side' for a while.

Israel's Embassy in Nigeria Photo: State Comptroller Israeli diplomats in slum-like conditions, Comptroller finds

Israel's Ambassador to Nigeria has complained about the rats and lice while the Ambassador to Brazil had to sleep on a mattress, the State Comptroller report says.

Rafael anti-tank missile Photo: Rafael Rafael uses puzzles to recruit algorithm specialists

The government defense company has devised an eight-stage puzzle to attract the attention of and select potential employees.

career  image: Shutterstock The secret path to promotion

People concentrate on managerial or professional promotion, while neglecting the possibility of promotion by moving to the core of an organization.

Careers Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Lean into your next career

Once we accept that careers also have life cycles, it will be easier for us to adapt to the new world of work, explains Nirit Cohen.

Tel Aviv traffic jam  photo: Eyal Izhar The new government's economic challenges

Transport, energy and healthcare are three areas where big decisions loom, and determination will be needed to carry them out.

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