Israeli Investment House CEO’s Perspective

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Wise Money Israel recently sat down with Ran Amitai, CEO at Tel Aviv investment firm Vineyards Capital Market (where WMI’s founder works) regarding his investment recommendations for the current Israeli capital market. Question: Ran, what are market conditions like now in the Israeli capital market? Ran: The capital market is doing well in …

Ranked Safest Investment Destination

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Israel returned better risk-adjusted returns than all other developed stock markets in the last ten years, according to a recent Bloomberg study. The Bloomberg Riskless Return Ranking, which compares gains of global stock markets after adjusting for volatility, showed that the Tel Aviv 25 index yielded 7.6% in the past …

Foreigners Exempt from Israeli Tax

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What are the tax ramifications of investing in Israeli stocks and bonds? In this article, we’ll explore the ins and outs of taxation on capital gains, dividends and interest for foreign investors and for Israelis. As with any capital market investing, there are different types of income resulting from your …

The Upcoming Dollar Crisis

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The dramatic events of the global sub-prime crisis, credit crunch, ensuing tumble of home prices and the stock market in 2008/2009 have damaged many families’ financial situation, shaken their confidence, and caused much anxiety regarding their financial future. Our natural ability to adapt, however, makes us more inclined to “adjust” …