RISHON LEZION, Israel The rapid growth of digital assets and computer-driven investment advice has become a key challenge for regulators in trying to keep up with technological advances while seeking to protect investors, a U.S. markets regulator said on Monday.
TEL AVIV An Israeli court on Thursday ordered closed-door hearings in Amnesty International's legal bid to stop NSO Group exporting surveillance software, which rights groups say is used to spy on journalists and dissidents worldwide.
JERUSALEM Amnesty International will ask an Israeli court on Thursday to order Israel to revoke the export licence of NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used by governments to spy on journalists and dissidents.
JERUSALEM Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will not run in a March parliamentary election but will keep his post until a successor is chosen, his spokesman said on Monday.
JERUSALEM Israel's budget deficit is projected to be at least 4% of gross domestic product in the next few years if the government does not make tax and spending adjustments of tens of billions of shekels, the Finance Ministry said in a report on Sunday.
* Monetary policy should therefore be accommodative -Yaron
(Adds Bank of Israel chief comments, updated forecasts)
JERUSALEM, Jan 9 The success of Israel's record
$3 billion international debt offering was due to its strong
economy, while the country's political stalemate and regional
security problems were not a factor, a senior Finance Ministry
official said on Thursday.
JERUSALEM, Jan 8 Israel raised a record $3
billion in foreign debt on Wednesday in an offering that
received huge demand from investors despite a year-long
political stalemate and rising geopolitical tensions in the
JERUSALEM Israel's central bank will likely hold the line on short- term interest rates for a ninth straight decision this week, after policymakers damped expectations of a near-term cut in favour of foreign exchange intervention.
JERUSALEM Israel received a record number of tourist visits in 2019 but growth could be slowed this year due to cuts in spending on advertising to promote the country as a destination, the tourism ministry said on Monday.