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Israeli pipeline company signs deal to bring UAE oil to Europe

20 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Israeli pipeline company EAPC said on Tuesday it had signed a preliminary deal to help transport oil from the United Arab Emirates to Europe via a pipeline that connects the Red Sea city of Eilat and the Mediterranean port of Ashkelon.

Lebanon and Israel, long-time foes, to start talks on disputed waters

13 Oct 2020

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM Lebanon and Israel, formally still at war after decades of conflict, launch talks on Wednesday to address a long-running dispute over their maritime border running through potentially gas-rich Mediterranean waters.

Israel finance minister promises budget by December, another official quits

11 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's finance minister promised on Sunday the long awaited 2021 state budget would be ready in December amid accusations the government was dragging its heels for political reasons and after a third senior economic official quit in three months.

Israel's Mobileye, Dubai's Habtoor partner on self-driving cars

23 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM/DUBAI Israel's Mobileye and United Arab Emirate's Al Habtoor Group launched a partnership on Wednesday to create a fleet of self-driving "robotaxis" that could take to the streets of Dubai by the end of 2022.

Israel pushes back creation of sovereign wealth fund as gas revenue trickles in

07 Jul 2020

JERUSALEM Israel has pushed back the creation of a sovereign wealth fund because tax revenue from natural gas has not yet hit the minimum needed to begin investing, and fund managers have not yet been chosen, Bank of Israel Deputy Governor Andrew Abir said on Tuesday.

Israel pushes back creation of sovereign wealth fund as gas revenue trickles in

07 Jul 2020

JERUSALEM, July 7 Israel has pushed back the creation of a sovereign wealth fund because tax revenue from natural gas has not yet hit the minimum needed to begin investing, and fund managers have not yet been chosen, Bank of Israel Deputy Governor Andrew Abir said on Tuesday.

Israel central bank expands bond market intervention, holds interest rates

06 Jul 2020

JERUSALEM Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron said risks to the economy were rising due to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, but the central bank opted to focus on calming financial markets and ensuring the low cost of credit instead of lowering interest rates.

Israeli central bank forecasting gets real during pandemic

23 Jun 2020

JERUSALEM Swiped a credit card? Turned on the lights? Driven to work or the supermarket? Israel's central bank has been watching.

Israel's El Al airline may be heading back into state hands

10 Jun 2020

TEL AVIV The coronavirus crisis may be pushing El Al Israel Airlines back into the hands of the state, less than two decades after the flag carrier was privatised. | Video

Israel central bank chief says not to 'tighten belts' on budget yet

20 May 2020

JERUSALEM Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron said on Wednesday he supports an expansionary 2020-21 budget to help the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced businesses to close and unemployment to jump.

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