Israel Currency Exchange Roundup – Issue 32

Israel Currency Exchange Roundup – Issue 32

Patience has certainly paid off for those who have been waiting on better shekel exchange rates, as both the US and Canadian dollars again flexed their muscle against their Israeli counterpart.  Meanwhile, the fog of Brexit continued to dampen the Brexit scene that...

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Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 31

Israel Business Week Roundup – Issue 31

A stronger US dollar has the exchange rate on the rise, although the Minister of Finance looks to put taxes on the chopping block.  All that, plus the country’s reputation experiences a slight setback. It’s the latest installment of the Israel Business Week Roundup....

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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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