Under public pressure, Bank Leumi agrees to suspend debt talks with Israeli tycoon
Bank defends loan write-down to Nochi Dankner, says it awaits regulators' examination.
Bank Leumi suspended negotiations with Nochi Dankner's Ganden Holdings Wednesday night over forgiving tens of millions of shekels in debt following a storm of criticism sparked by an expose in The Marker this week. Among other things calls have been disseminated, including via Facebook, to boycott the bank over its leniency with the business baron.
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