Hedva Ber BoI lifts restrictions on banks buying back shares

A new Bank of Israel directive retracts some of the restrictions imposed on the banks following the October 1983 bank shares collapse.

Rony Hizkiyahu Photo: Tamar Matsafi Finance C'tee allows state 10 months to sell Leumi shares

The state's 5.8% holding in Bank Leumi is expected to fetch NIS 2 billion, which will be allocated to reducing the national debt.

Jean Raby  photo: PR "Natixis is entering Israel for the potential growth"

Natixis Investment Managers CEO Jean Raby: We regard Israel as a completely European market.

Haim Saban Possible credit card link-up boosts Partner

Rosario CEO Eran Jacoby: Investors understand that the big asset is customer data.

Gadi Glikberg  photo: Eyal Izhar Bitmain expanding Israel development center

The Chinese bitcoin mining company plans to recruit more than 40 people, tripling the Ra'anana center's workforce.

Shevi Shemer  photo: Shlomi Yitzhar Union Bank names Shevi Shemer CEO

Shemer, currently The head of the bank's retail division, will replace Israel Trau, who resigned after Union Bank's merger with Mizrahi Tefahot Bank was barred.

Ilan Ben-Dov Bitcoin land deal leads to foreclosure against Ilan Ben-Dov

Ben-Dov: The court has been deceived.

Next Insurance founders Photo: PR Israeli insurtech co Next Insurance raises $83m

Next Insurance sells tailor-made policies for small and medium-sized US businesses.

Harakevet Street, Tel Aviv  photo: Eyal Izhar Migdal, Acro, Tidhar in talks on Tel Aviv land

The land, estimated at NIS 215 million, is located on Harakevet Street in central Tel Aviv.

Yoav Keren, Yuval, Zantkeren, David Fridman, Itai Galmor photo: Amir Meiri "We want to soothe fears about cryptocurrencies"

BrandShield has developed a blockchain platform that issues fraud alerts.

Moshe Kahlon  photo: Amir Cohen, Reuters Kahlon requests Knesset nod for selling state's Leumi shares

The state wants to sell the last 5.83% of Bank Leumi that it owns.

Hedva Ber Simplify loan agreements, BoI tells banks

The Bank of Israel Banking Supervision Department published a condensed uniform credit agreement format today.

Cannabis Former Teva Israel CEO founds crowdfunded cannabis co

Ron Mayron announced the founding of InnoCan Pharma, which plans to raise money through the Pipelbiz platform.

Galia Benartzi  photo: PR Hackers raid Israeli cryptocurrency platform Bancor

$23 million in tokens was stolen. Bancor: We were able to limit the damage by freezing the tokens.

Lilach Asher-Topilsky Discount Bank joins race to acquire Dexia Israel

Discount Bank subsidiary Mercantile Discount Bank announced its intention of bidding for the controlling interest.

Bank of Israel  photo; Ariel Yeruzolimsky Foreign banks believed pressing for Israeli interest rate hike

The markets are tensely awaiting the Bank of Israel's interest rate decision.

Joseph Lubin  photo: Joe Bender ConsenSys takes on Israel

ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin talks to "Globes" about his vision for Ethereum and its new development center in Tel Aviv.

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