Teva’s Q2 profits increase by 9%

Profits totaling $230 million in the second quarter, despite recent negative trends in company's stock. Financial results of the Israeli medicine company were surprisingly positive during the second quarter despite recent negative...

Merger in Mizrahi: Yones to guarantee four year freeze on layoffs

Collective bargaining agreement by Mizrahi CEO to the merger with Tefahot includes half-salary bonus to employees Eli Yones is advancing the Bank Mizrahi merger with Bank Tefahot. Maariv has learned that the...

Alvarion earns $2.5 million in Q2

Income rises by 9% in comparison with previous quarter to $48.8 million; net profit rises by 74%   Alvarion reported Q2 2004 results, including a record income of $48.8 million, a 9% rise...

Export Institute: 18% rise in industrial exports to Europe

Increase affected by 10% jump of Euro against the dollar Data on market recovery is continuing to stream in. The first half of 2004 saw an 18% surge in industrial exports (excepting...

Car prices to drop 10% by 2006

Director of Customs and VAT Dept. Eitan Rov: Possible reduction in purchase tax on new cars to be explored. The current tax on private cars totals 95% of the price. Good news...

Progress in ports strike talks

Progress being made in negotiations between Treasury and Histadrut; strike could end within 24 hours. Significant progress has been made in negotiations between the Histadrut and the Treasury. Earlier this morning (Tuesday)...