Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 30

Ruffling feathers was certainly the theme of the week including German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruffling the feathers of the women in Israel’s hi-tech scene and US President Trump taking aim at his country’s own central bank (more on that to come).  Meanwhile, the...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 29

Fresh off the Chagim season it’s back to work for the Israel business scene and not a moment too soon - something El Al Airlines may want to take note of.  In shekel news Bank of Israel’s Governor-emeritus says to keep the change, the currency shows its softer side at...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 28

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 28

It certainly was a week with plenty to deal with, including the Sky officially becoming the limit for one lucky Israeli venture fund. Not all the news was as fortuitous, however, as a new round of trade war threats out of the US sent the markets reeling - something...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 27

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 27

Plenty has been popping in Israel business lately, and we don’t just mean Pepsi buying SodaStream, or champagne bottles at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.  In economic news, Israel’s GDP officially hit a speed bump after a stellar first quarter, while the Ministry of...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 26

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 26

Apple and its trillion dollar valuation may have been grabbing all the headlines of late, although Bank of Israel has been making some waves of its own - including  a new candidate emerging to be the next Governor.  Plus, interest rates could be on the rise, hundreds...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 25

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 25

It was certainly a non-stop week in Israeli business, and we’re not just talking about the new direct routes from Washington DC to Tel Aviv.  Elsewhere, S&P gave Israel a little more credit where credit is due, however, breaking up proves even harder to do,...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 24

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 24

It was literally a jungle out there in Israel business last week which saw over 20,000 Israelis take advantage of Amazon’s Prime Day, resulting in sales of 8 million NIS in just 36 hours.  Elsewhere, the US is ready to help Israel air out its dirty laundry, and loose...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 23

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 23

It was a "feel good week" for Israel real estate which received a little pick me up ahead of the always somber Tisha B’Av holiday.  Elsewhere, for the first time in a long time the economy proved it’s full of hot air, and.it takes one to know one for Israel’s lone...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 22

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 22

The lazy days of summer were in full swing last week, as exchange rates lounged around despite plenty of headline making news. Meanwhile a run on “welcome home mats” hit the Israel real estate market, and Bank of Israel continued its habit of keeping the change....

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 21

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 21

Independence Day barbeques weren’t the only thing cooking in the United States early last week as the US dollar looked to continue its hot streak against the shekel.  Meanwhile, Bank of Israel prepares for a changing of the guard, and the State powers up with an...

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