Eytan Avriel is a co-founder of TheMarker, the business newspaper of the Haaretz Group. He is also the chief editor of TheMarker.com.
Two months ago he was said to be selling control of his GLG group for over $2billion, but now no one knows if that kind of deal can go be done.
Psychologists have shown dozens of cases of rational thought not helping to reach the right economic conclusion.
Israel Securities Authority Chairman Moshe Terry owns a 5 percent block of shares in LeadCom Integrated Solutions, an Israeli company that went public in London this week, Haaretz has learned.
American fund manager Vanguard is to launch in Israel in the coming months, according to FIE, which represents Vanguard locally, as well as company representatives who have arrived in Israel for a Tel Aviv conference.
2004 was a very good year economically, according to data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics yesterday. The economy expanded 4.3 percent, more than tripling 2003's growth rate of 1.3 percent.