Imports of loose tobacco, which are taxed at a much lower rate than cigarettes, rose last year as Israelis increasingly opt to roll their own.
Delek Drilling to dual-list shares abroad after Avner merger; Fruatarm posts 10% rise in quarterly profit, vows to cut costs in 2017; Shares closed mixed as dollar and euro resume their losses on the shekel.
Much of Mobileye's IP is based on cofounder Amnon Shashua's research at the university, but arbitration left the institution with just a tiny stake in the now-$15.3 billion company.
After tense hearing, Judge Eitan Orenstein tells sides to try to work out arrangement on Eliezer Fishman's $1.1 billion in debts.
Ariel Darvasi and Amir Waldman made "remarkably timed" purchases of Mobileye shares and call options prior to a March 13 merger announcement.
Intel's $15.3 billion purchase of autonomous-driving firm sends message that investors can expect significant returns.
Inclusion in Citi index likely to pressure shekel higher, frustrating Bank of Israel efforts.
Some 54,200 starts marked slight decline from 2015 and was well under 60,000 target.
Judge describes atmosphere of fear created by union officials at state-owned aviation company.
Israeli labor unions have embarked on a recruiting drive in recent years and organized workers in new and unlikely sectors - even the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Authority.