Thursday, September 16, 2021

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...

Antitrust director to force Dankner to sell telecommunications holdings

Demand is a condition for IDB acquisition of Bezeq. Strum: Dankner must resign from Cellcom Nochi Dankner will be required to sell his holdings in Barak, Netvision and Globecall before he can...

Bank of Israel sets optimistic forecast for 2005

Foresees growth of 3.5%, business output up 4.8% and unemployment down to 9.9%. Economic growth will reach 3.5% in 2005, business production will increase by 4.8% and standard of living (individual consumption)...

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...

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)...

Makov: “Nothing in the world will stop generics”

Teva reports Q2 results showing $230 million profits, beating analyst projections. Shares suffer from recent sharp declines   Results for Israeli pharmaceutical Teva were pleasing, despite negative sentiment that hovered over its shares...