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Russia nearing first foreign default in over a century

If investors won't receive their payments by the Sunday night deadline, there will be an “event of default” on Monday morning, according to the bond documents.

How much cash do Israelis carry in their wallets? -survey

Prof. Amir Yaron spoke of the recent collapse of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at a recent conference, reflecting on the Bank's stance on such currencies.

By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV
25/06/2022
Representations of virtual currency Bitcoin are seen in this picture illustration

Crypto’s growing institutionalization will continue -opinion

We are at the beginning of a great cycle of institutional adoption of crypto, and contrary to the recent flight-to-cash, we will see a lot more institutional capital pouring into crypto.

By ELI MIZROCH
23/06/2022

Will Israel’s recent economic hurdles impact Israeli votes?

While it seems likely that the votes will remain stagnant, there are economic factors to consider.

Former Mossad head to receive tax refund of NIS 100,000

The tax authority initially refused to grant the application, so a class action lawsuit was filed in March 2018. Shavit's accountant drew his attention to his right to a refund.

By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV
21/06/2022

Bitcoin slides below $20,000 to lowest since December 2020

Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency BTC= was last down 7.3% to $19,085, having earlier touched $18,732, its lowest since December 2020.

By REUTERS
18/06/2022

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange facing avalanche amid Wall Street devaluation

The value of the Israeli stock exchange was eroded by 36 billion shekels on Sunday. Here's where economists think it could go.

By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV
16/06/2022

‘Investors need to know how to cope with a declining market’

Clarity Capital’s chief strategist Eran Peleg on the new environment created in capital markets – and the psychological tendencies that affect investors.

By LIOR NOVIK
16/06/2022

Bank Hapoalim receives Green Market Pioneer award 

The Climate Bonds Initiative is an international organization working to mobilize global capital for climate action.

Brickstone safe complex launches special dep’t for law firms

Brickstone decided to launch this department In light of the difficulties with lawyers opening trust accounts in banks. 

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