Bank Hapoalim Photo: Tamar Matsafi Bank Hapoalim freezes Q2 dividend payment

The bank reported record profit in the second quarter and has agreed with the Bank of Israel to suspend its dividend payment to help cover any fine from the US tax probe.

Smadar Barber-Tsadik Photo: Tamar Matsafi First Int'l Bank profit up 45% in Q2

The sale of the Bank Otsar Hahayal's offices boosted First International Bank's return on equity.

Lilach Asher-Topilsky Discount Bank to lay off 200, sharp rise in profit

Discount Bank's good second quarter results helped it substantially reduce its provisions for credit losses

Dexia Photo: Shutterstock Dexia Israel hires Value Base to find buyer

Israel Discount Bank and Bank of Jerusalem have both proposed mergers with Dexia Israel.

Rakefet Russak-Aminoach  photo: Tamar Matsafi Leumi posts NIS 903m Q2 profit, declares NIS 361m dividend

Finance income in the second quarter jumped 11% to NIS 2.41 billion.

Herzliya house for sale Photo; Eyal Izhar Hapoalim receiver selling Herzliya house for NIS 50m

The house, foreclosed from a Belgian businessperson, is located on Israel's most expensive street.

Shari Arison  photo: Yossi Zeliger BoI seen demanding clarifications from Arison

Being questioned under caution in the Shikun & Binui bribery affair could put Shari Arison's bank control permit in jeopardy.

securities trading  image: Shutterstock ISA moves to regulate broker-dealers

The Israel Securities Authority is sponsoring a bill that calls for broker-dealers to be licensed and to have independent directors.

Mario Blejer Photo: Tamar Matsafi Interview with BoI governor candidate Mario Blejer canceled

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon were meant to interview the former Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina today.

Mizrahi Tefahot Photo: Eli Yizhar BoI demands Mizrahi Tefahot set aside $100m for US probe

The Supervisor of Banks demanded an increase in the provision  even before the "offer" by the US investigative agencies to settle the affair for a $342 million payment.

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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