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Steven Scheer

Ford denies it is in the self-driving slow lane

11 Jun 2019

TEL AVIV Ford Motor Co may be taking a cautious approach to its autonomous driving program, but its chairman rejected claims that the U.S. automaker was falling behind its peers.

New Israel election likely to widen a swelling budget deficit

30 May 2019

TEL AVIV Israel's budget deficit problem is about to get bigger as the country heads for its second election this year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new government.

New Israel election likely to widen a swelling budget deficit

30 May 2019

TEL AVIV Israel's budget deficit problem is about to get bigger as the country heads for its second election this year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new government.

UPDATE 1-Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems sees boost from IMI

28 May 2019

TEL AVIV, May 28 Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems reported a rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday and forecast further improvements in 2019 following its acquisition of IMI Systems.

Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Shikun & Binui

26 May 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's police and its securities regulator said they had sufficient evidence to proceed with a bribery case against Shikun & Binui, Israel's largest construction group, its units and senior executives.

UPDATE 1-Israel should cut budget deficit to 2.5% of GDP starting in 2020 - IMF

24 May 2019

JERUSALEM, May 24 Israel should aim to reduce its budget deficit from 2020 by cutting tax benefits and other measures, the International Monetary Fund said in its preliminary annual report published on Friday.

Bank of Israel to hold key rate at 0.25% on strong shekel: poll

19 May 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's central bank is expected to hold the line on short-term interest rates this week for a fourth straight decision amid a strengthening shekel that has helped to contain inflation while the economy sped ahead in the first quarter.

UPDATE 1-Israel's BCom backs Searchlight bid to win Bezeq stake

15 May 2019

JERUSALEM, May 15 Searchlight Capital Partners moved a step closer to taking control of Israel's largest telecoms group, Bezeq Israel Telecom, after its parent company said on Wednesday it was satisfied with Searchlight's latest offer.

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact

14 May 2019

JERUSALEM Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money. | Video

UPDATE 3-Teva's new migraine drug helps to contain profit fall

02 May 2019

* Company reiterates 2019 outlook (Adds details on EpiPen, updates share price)

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