NASDAQ Partnership-Israeli startup market?

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Many investors want to invest in innovative Israeli startup companies before they go public. But some don’t have the high amounts of capital necessary to participate in a venture capital fund, and others don’t want the high risk associated with investing in a small private company with little regulatory oversight …

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: Explained

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Investing in Israeli stocks and bonds is done on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), Israel’s single national exchange, though accounts at Israeli brokerages and banks. This is where Israeli corporations raise capital to finance investments and activities, and where the government bring the public into its companies as they are …

Israeli Robotics Revolutionizes Spinal Surgery

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Mazor Robotics stock price has grown over 500% in the past four years. The reason? There are over 500,000 spinal surgery with implants each year in the U.S. alone. Many are done freehand, without computer technology nor guided robotics systems. While spinal surgery is clearly medical science, it is also an art. One …

2015 Investing in Israel Factsheet

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Many clients and readers ask us for a quick overview of the Israeli economy, stock and bond markets. Why is investing in Israel a sound economic decision, they ask. Here is a your 2015 factsheet, with some extraordinary truths you may have never known about Israel. Economy Gross Domestic Product …

Holland Boycotts Israeli Investment

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The largest Dutch pension fund is now boycotting Israeli banks over settlement ties. Citing policy of ‘social responsibility’, PGGM, the Netherlands’ largest pension fund management company, decides to divest millions of euros from Israeli banks that have West Bank branches and offer financing for settlement construction. PGGM’s investments in Israeli banks amount …

IBI Ranked “Best Broker” For Second Year

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IBI Brokerage and Investments Ltd. is again Israel’s preferred broker, according to the second “Globes” annual survey of brokerages. 2012 was a difficult year for investment houses, which had to deal with falling profits. Nonetheless, the industry’s powerhouses held their own. The “Globes” brokerage survey found that IBI Brokerage won 60% …

Israel’s Central Banker One of World’s Top 6

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Global Finance magazine graded the world’s top Central Bankers for 2012, and named the heads of the Central Banks of six countries as the World’s Best Central Bankers. Israel’s Central Bank Governor, widely acclaimed Professor Stanley Fischer, was named for the second year in a row as one of the six World’s …

Apple Buys First Israeli Tech Company

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Apple Inc., the largest company in the world and maker of the iPhone, iPad and iPod, has confirmed its acquisition of Israeli flash memory company Anobit Technologies, located in Herzilya Pituach. Though it declined to reveal the cost of the deal, a Hebrew-language newspaper pegged the price around $400 million. The …