poverty  picture: Ariel Yarozlimsky

Poverty report stokes election rhetoric

Shimon Peres: You can't feed the hungry with declarations. Likud: The declarations are the left's mud-slinging.

Lev Leviev  picture: Tamar Matzapi Israeli "Russian" stocks revive as China offers aid

Bloomberg reports that two Chinese ministers have said their country will assist Russia in overcoming its financial crisis.

Modi'in Israel has world's eighth largest home prices rise - report

"Global Property Guide" reports that Israeli home prices rose by 6.43% in the year ending September 30 2014.

Renting an apartment? Income tax won't exactly help

Families renting a larger home and renting out their smaller home should get a tax break.

Qoros Sedan Qoros CEO ousted due to poor sales - report

Israel Corp's Chinese car joint venture is undergoing a managerial shakeup, "Chinese Business News" reports.

Tel Aviv's Ma'ariv flyover to be demolished

An underpass and light rail station will be built at one of the city's busiest intersections.

Teva FDA approves Teva allergy spray for children

The QNASL nasal spray, approved for adults in 2012, treats nasal symptoms for allergic rhinitis, including hay fever, in children.

Stefan Borgas Israel Chemicals sells German co Rhenoflex

Israel Chemicals is selling the footwear materials supplier to a German investor.

Benny Landa L'Oreal acquires Benny Landa's ColoRight

The Rehovot-based company develops hair fiber optical digital reader technology.

Energiya Global to build solar array in Georgia

The solar array, to be built through subsidiary Energiya USA will have a capacity of 17.68 megawatts.

Isaac Herzog, Israel Business Conference Labor/Livni neck and neck with Likud

The latest "Globes"-Smith poll shows that Kahlon, Liberman and Lapid could decide who will form the next government.

Karnit Flug  picture: Mark Neiman Flug: Tax burden is low

Governor of the Bank of Israel Karnit Flug says Israel's public spending lags the OECD partly because of low taxes.

Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu pledges to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000

Such a measure by a transition government requires approval from the Attorney General.

Cabinet approves marketing 20,500 target price homes

The first tender in the target price track in Rosh Ha'ayin is scheduled to get underway this week.

Lilach Asher-Topilsky ScotiaBank to buy Discount Bank Latin America

ScotiaBank has signed an agreement to buy Israel Discount Bank's Uruguay unit for $65 million.

Eliezer Fishman Russian crisis hits Mirland shares and bonds

As parent company Jerusalem Economy tumbles, Fishman Group sources insist the financial repercussions will not be significant.

cancer Medivation takes up $335m Curetech licensing option

The agreement gives Medivation the license to develop and commercialize Curetech's pidilizumab cancer treatment.

Apartments sold and rented

A selection of recent deals in the residential real estate market.

Alibaba Group Alibaba seeks Israeli start-up opportunities

Alibaba representatives visited Israel earlier this week, and met with e-commerce, Internet, and mobile startups.

Rakefet Russak-Aminoach Leumi could sell Israel-Corp spinoff stake

Bank Leumi is likely to sell at least 9% of Israel Corporation and Kenon's shares in the next five years.

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