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Shekel-dollar rate keeps rising

FXCM: The weakening of the shekel against the US dollar this week is down to the dollar's strength on world markets.

Yossi Langotsky  picture: Eyal Yitzhar Langotsky drops claim against Ratio over Leviathan discovery

Yossi Langotsky, who now admits he has no case against Ratio, is exposed to NIS 3 million costs.

Teva Merrill Lynch raises Teva price target

"We believe the size/duration of the Copaxone franchise remains under-appreciated."

Absence of positive discrimination in the workplace verges on discrimination

The important decision by the High Court of Justice to integrate people with disabilities into the job market sets that the absence of positive preference in the work place and by the same measure not promoting an employee because he cannot fill a full time role due to his disabilities is discrimination.

Solar field  picture: photo to go Israeli gov't finally raises PV solar power quotas

The decision is a shot in the arm for the Israeli solar industry, which has been frozen for two years.

Shlomo Dovrat  picture: Eyal Yitzhar Carmel Ventures raises $194m Fund IV

Asian investors Baidu, Ping-An and Qihoo360 and others have joined the new fund.

math, maths, science, school Tech cos band together to boost Israeli school math

Ten companies have joined the "5times2" project to double the number of teenagers studying high-level mathematics .

Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu: Elections are the last thing we need

The prime minister called on coalition members to act together for the good of the country.

Gal Haber  picture: Eyal Yitzhar Plus500 CEO: Our p/e ratio is low

The online trading paltform company's third quarter revenue shows 181% annualized growth.

poverty One in seven Israelis feels poor

725.3 thousand people in Israel define themselves as poor: 29% of Israeli Arabs and 12% of Israeli Jews.

DSP Group teams with Qualcomm on home automation solution

The solution will enable delivery of advanced cordless telephony features.

Tirer Aharon Zelig

Founding Manager, A. Tirer Law Office and Notary.

Eyal Waldman Mellanox reports strong third quarter

Revenue was$120.7 million, up 16% on the corresponding quarter.

Palziv Emilia Holdings mulls selling Palziv stake

Palziv, controlled by Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv, makes a range of polyethylene foam products.

Yair Lapid  picture: Uria Tadmor We're not doing our job, Lapid tells Finance Ministry

Yair Lapid: Do you want your epitaph to be ''Here lies Moshe, who kept the budget balanced"?

Olympic Games Israel's ISDS to manage security at Rio Olympics

ISDS will be able to draw on a $2.2 billion budget.

Elbit Systems Skylens Meir Shamir invests in Elbit wearable computing unit

Shamir, Ami Lustig and Roy Ben-Yami have bought preference shares in Everysight to the tune of $5 million.

Elbit Systems helmet Elbit Systems wins contracts worth $85m in Asia

The contracts, mainly for an F-5 fighter upgrade, are with an unnamed Asian country.

Gilad Japhet MyHeritage teams with personal DNA co 23andMe

The collaboration between the companies will make it possible for users to take personal DNA tests, and to use them study their family histories.

Beta-O2 starts clinical trial for artificial pancreas

The ßAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas is aimed at ending insulin injections for type 1 diabetes patients.

Apartments in Beersheva Housing prices down 1% in September

Housing prices fell by a full percentage point for the first time since November 2007.

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