Zohar Zisapel  / Photo: Jonathan Bloom , Globes Strong shekel exposes tech industry's falling competitiveness

Sources in Israel's technology industry say that its long-term problem is rising salaries.

Amir Yaron  / Photo: Rafi Kotz, Globes Analysts divided on whether BoI can curb the shekel

The Bank of Israel fears for exports and jobs, but are massive foreign currency purchases effective help?

Seven Stars Mall Herzliya / Photo: Cadya Levy, Globes Israel among least Covid-19 damaged OECD economies

Only Ireland and Norway fared better than Israel between the third quarter of 2020 and the third quarter of 2019.

Shekel-dollar ASAP Creative Shekel weakens further

Following the Bank of Israel's announcement that it would buy $30 billion in 2021, Friday's representative shekel-dollar rate was set 3.69% higher.

price gun  photo: Tamar Matzafi CPI fell 0.1% in December, housing prices rose

The Consumer Price Index fell 0.7% in 2020, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports, while housing prices rose 3.2% over the past 12 months.

Andrew Abir BoI Deputy Governor: If you sold dollars, tough luck

Explaining the Bank of Israel's decision to buy $30 billion, Andrew Abir spoke of providing certainty and protecting jobs. Market sources: It's a game changer.

Amir Yaron Bank of Israel to buy $30b foreign currency in 2021

The Bank of Israel says the announcement is to provide the market with certainty on its commitment to deal with the appreciation of the shekel.

Haifa Port  photo: Eyal Yitzhar Fitch retains Israel's rating with stable outlook

Following the footsteps of S&P and Moody's, international credit rating agency Fitch has affirmed Israel's credit rating at A+, and retained its Stable rating.

Einat Kalisch-Rotem Haifa mayor slams Treasury over "Bay of Innovation" plan

Haifa mayor Einat Kalisch-Rotem: From Jerusalem they don't see Haifa.

McAfee to close Israel development center

Most of the 60 employees at McAfee's Tel Aviv offices will be laid off.

Haifa Bay industry / Photo: Gil Arbel New ILA chief halts Haifa Bay renewal plan

Yaakov Kvint, who was appointed Israel Land Authority director in December, has frozen work on the plan for evacuating Haifa Bay's petrochemical plants.

Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel Katz Israel ends 2020 with 11.7% fiscal deficit

The country's fiscal deficit has reached its widest since the 1980s because of the Covid-19 crisis.

Management A trip to better management skills?

More and more Israeli senior executives are discovering the benefits and perils of mind-altering drugs.

Signing of Abraham Agreements with UAE in Washington. credit: Tom Brenne, Reuters Israel: From lonely island to major Middle East hub

The Abraham Accords have the potential to turn Israel into the economic gateway to the Middle East from Europe.

Prof. Peretz Lavie. credit:  Annie Tritt – WSJ "Israel is losing its status in science"

Incoming National Council for Civilian R&D chair Prof. Peretz Lavie warns that Israel's "startup nation" image masks severe under-investment.

Matam Towers East - impression / Photo: View Point Apple boosts Haifa's tech credentials

The US giant's massive expansion confirms Matam High Tech Park as the place to be in Israel for global companies' R&D.

Yisrael Katz Photo; ASAP Creative Shutterstock Budget impasse stalling vital economic reforms

Failure to pass the Economic Arrangements Bill is putting Israel's economic future at risk, argues Barak Herscowitz.

shadow economy Lockdowns drive shadow economy

Normally law-abiding self-employed people claim they are forced to resort to criminal practices to survive.

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