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Israel Shipyards, DP World jointly bid in Haifa Port privatisation

29 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Israel Shipyards Industries has submitted a joint bid with Dubai’s DP World in a tender to privatise Israel's Haifa Port, the company said on Thursday.

No need for negative rates now, expansion so far may be enough - Israel central banker

26 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM The Bank of Israel sees little reason to push its key rate to zero or below given low borrowing costs for consumers and businesses and may not need to boost other stimulus measures, a senior central banker said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-No need for negative rates now, expansion so far may be enough -Israel c.banker

26 Oct 2020

* Abir: Little need for big FX intervention despite strong shekel (Adds shekel move, details)

No need for negative rates, expansion so far may be enough -Israel c.banker

26 Oct 2020

* Abir: Little need for big FX intervention despite strong shekel

UPDATE 2-Bank of Israel to buy more bonds, boost credit but keeps rates on hold

22 Oct 2020

* Government bond purchase programme expanded by 35 bln shekels

Bank of Israel to likely stand pat but some see rate cut to 0%: Reuters poll

21 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM The Bank of Israel is expected to keep short-term interest rates unchanged for a fourth straight meeting while taking other steps to help an economy hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, though some analysts still bet on a small rate cut.

Battle over Israel's budget risks election, more economic gloom

20 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM A festering government crisis over passage of a national budget could push Israel into its fourth election since mid-2019, further straining an economy hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Israel, UAE agree deal to boost investment in each other's economies

18 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have reached a bilateral agreement that will give incentives and protection to investors who make investments in each other's countries, both finance ministries said on Sunday.

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 second lockdown carries a hefty economic price

08 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM/TEL AVIV Restaurateur Tamir Barelko has had enough.

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