Real estate prices Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative S&P: Israeli banks endangered by exposure to real estate

S&P Maalot found that credit for mortgages, construction, and real estate accounted for 46% of the banks' total credit, as of September 2018, compared with only 32% in 2006.

Rakefet Russak-Aminoach  photo: Tamar Matsafi Romanian bank to buy Leumi Romania

Bank Leumi today reported that it had signed an agreement to sell Leumi Romania to First Bank, controlled by US investment fund JC Flowers.

Arik Pinto  photo: Tamar Matsafi Hapoalim CEO unexpectedly steps down

Sources close to Arik Pinto say he is leaving the bank because he felt that he had nothing left to achieve and wants to try his hand in new fields.

Amir Yaron Photo: PR Yaron Amir targets increased banking competition

While Karnit Flug preferred dealing with monetary and fiscal matters, employment and productivity, the new Bank of Israel Governor is focused more on the banks.

Mizrahi Tefahot The tax evasion tricks at Mizrahi Tefahot

US Justice Department: When a bank's employees facilitate tax fraud, the bank will be held responsible.

Shlomi Biger and Mickey Winitsky  photo: Eyal Izhar The Robin Hood of market data made once exclusive information available to all, in multiple languages. Its founder and its joint-CEOs talk to "Globes".

New immigrants arriving in Israel  photo: Ariel Jerozolimski Welcome to Israel - check your tax status

Taxation is not the least of the considerations for new immigrants to Israel.

Litecoin, Bitcoin  photo: Shutterstock Who's left standing in Israel's blockchain sector?

As cryptocurrencies plummeted, more than 20 Israeli startups closed down in 2018.

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