Experts track economic growth obsessively, but there are better ways to measure the well-being of the people
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange was closed since Wednesday and investors greeted the new year yesterday with strong gains - though not across the board.
Fischer: We will not defend a set exchange rate.
Confidentiality agreement shrouds reasons for cancellation, but analysts suspect heavy dependence on a single herbicide played an important role.
Avner Oil Exploration, Delek Drilling and Ratio Oil & Gas Exploration, Noble Energy's Israeli partners in the Leviathan prospect say they have a 17% chance of finding 3 billion barrels of oil at 5,800 meters below sea level.
The company reported $206 million in profits for the first half of 2010.
Reports of recession in the U.K. and a slump in housing sales in the U.S. fuel trading losses.
Industrial Building Corporation's net profit for the quarter, NIS 33.4 million, was double last year's figure.
Second quarter revenues rise 25% as occupancy improves, fuel costs fall
Givot ends roller-coaster week almost unchanged
Israel Chemicals falls 2.6% on NIS 400m turnover
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The retirement age for career soldiers will gradually rise to 50 over the next two decades.
The blue-chip TA-25 index gained 0.4% to close at 1,153 points, and the broader TA-100 index gained 0.3% and closed at 1,059 points.
BoI Governor Fischer expected to keep interest rates unchanged for August.
Leumi analysts: Bank of Israel has created a new de facto narrow exchange rate band around NIS 3.80.
TA-100 falls 1.3% for the week as Wall Street pulls TASE down.
'The use of social networks involves potential dangers to a bank and its customers, including operating, legal, regulatory and reputational risk'
Consumer confidence has been stable for the last year, and is still high, reported the index published by Bank Hapoalim and TNS Teleseker.
The company, which is controlled by Nochi Dankner's IDB group, also announced a NIS 120 million dividend.
UBS flips 5% block of shares and promptly buys 3.33% more
Increase designed to slow housing market, where prices and rents are rising too quickly.