JERUSALEM Israel's budget deficit is likely to drop below 3% of gross domestic product in 2020 after an increase this year, the director general of the Finance Ministry said.
* NSO understands misuse could represent rights violations
(Adds comments from NSO source, Amnesty International)
JERUSALEM, Sept 10 The Israeli-based NSO Group,
whose software is alleged to have been used in a number of
government surveillance scandals, said on Tuesday it would abide
by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses.
JERUSALEM, Sept 2 Bezeq Israel Telecom
said on Monday it was not yet able to assess the implications of
possible indictments of former senior officials on the company
and its financial results.
TEL AVIV, Sept 1 Bank of Israel Governor Amir
Yaron said on Sunday the central bank will use all its available
tools to prevent an economic slowdown and push inflation higher.
JERUSALEM, Aug 28 The Bank of Israel held its
benchmark interest rate at 0.25% on Wednesday for
the sixth straight meeting, citing a downward shift in
inflation, and removed the prospect of a rate increase for the
JERUSALEM Israel's central bank is expected to hold short-term interest rates steady this week, but analysts belief a rate cut is now possible by the end of the year - a reversal from last month when rate hikes were deemed likely in 2019.
TEL AVIV Bezeq Israel Telecom said on Sunday it may write down as much as 2.1 billion shekels ($599 million) in the second quarter from its mobile telephone and satellite TV units, sending its shares down nearly 7%.
TEL AVIV, Aug 25 Bezeq Israel Telecom
said on Sunday it may write down as much as 2.1 billion shekels
($599 million) in the second quarter from its mobile telephone
and satellite TV units, sending its shares down nearly 7%.
JERUSALEM Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilateral trade last year to $2.5 billion.