Dubai Photo: Shutterstock Israel-UAE diamond dealing thwarted by banking regulations

Diamond trading between Ramat Gan and Dubai was conducted more smoothly through indirect contacts before the Abraham Accords, industry sources say.

Fireblocks founders Idan Ofrat, Michael Shaulov, and Pavel Berengoltz  credit: PR Israeli co Fireblocks raising $400m at $8b valuation - report

Fireblocks, which has developed a cryptocurrency platform for banks and financial institutions, has increased its valuation eleven-fold this year, "The Information" reports.

Eyal Shinar Photo: Fundbox Fintech co Fundbox raises $100m at $1.1b valuation

The Israeli company extends credit to small and medium sized businesses in the US.

Amir Yaron Photo: Yonatan Bloom Yaron: We'll replace Telbor with Bank of Israel rate

At a Tel Aviv conference this morning, Governor of the Bank of Israel Amir Yaron also spoke of the dilemma over a possible digital shekel.

Mortgages Photo: Shutterstock Mortgage taking maintains record levels in October

Israelis took NIS 10.7 billion worth of mortgages in October, the Bank of Israel reports.

Moshe Hogeg  credit: Jonathan Bloom How crypto fell from grace

A technology meant to generate trust has become fertile ground for the oldest con in the book.

Discount Bank credit: Cadya Levy Discount Bank reports Q3 profit up 179%

The bank's annualized return on equity in the quarter was 14.5%.

Yaron Shapira, Assaf Dagan and Roei Yellin Credit Look Zalamim –Tamir Israeli fintech platform 8fig raises $50m

The company provides equity-free flexible funding and supply chain management tools for eCommerce sellers.

Moshe Bareket  credit: Yossi Zamir Israeli financial institutions required to factor in ESG

Israel's financial services regulator is catching up with the global investment trend on environment, social, and governance risks.

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