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.

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.

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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