Shmuel Hauser ISA to extend binary options ban to foreign customers

A new bill will outlaw Israeli trading arenas' activity with non-Israeli customers unless the arena holds a trading license in the country concerned.

Rafi Lipa and Gal Amit Photo: Tamar Matsafi US offerings on TASE bring fat fees

The main beneficiaries are underwriters Poalim IBI and a list of consultants.

Michal Beinisch Photo: Yossi Zeliger Barclays Rise seeks fintech solutions in Israel

Barclays Israel COO Michal Beinisch explains how the Tel Aviv accelerator brings together a global banking corporation and young startups.

Pepper Bank Photo: PR Leumi's digital bank Pepper launches app

Bank Leumi's digital bank is offering a free payments app, which subsidizes the cost of transactions and clearance.

Leviathan drill platform (Photo: Albatross Aerial) Leviathan partners close development finance

The partnerships in the gas reservoir have signed a $1.75 billion agreement with an international consortium of lenders.

Muki Schneidman Direct Finance mulls NIS 100m loan sale to Hapoalim

The company, controlled by Direct Insurance, seeks sources to expand its credit business.

Hedva Ber BoI restricts sale of bank mortgage portfolios

Supervisor of Banks Dr. Hedva Ber will only allow banks to sell 6% of their mortgage portfolios.

Phoenix Phoenix sale deadline to China's Yango extended

Delek Group and Yango Investment predicted the sale would be closed by March 31 this year.

Mortgages Photo: Shutterstock Effective mortgage rate reaches 6%

Israeli mortgage interest rates have continued to climb in February.

Stephen Kamp Photo: Shlomi Yosef Swiss banks flourishing despite end of confidentiality

Julius Baer senior exec Stephen Kamp tells "Globes" about his banks growing Israeli clientele and the successful acquisition of Leumi Switzerland.

Hedva Ber BoI tells banks to cooperate with mortgage consultants

The central bank sees mortgage consultancy as a means of boosting competition and curbing mortgage interest rates.

Avi Tiomkin  photo: Einat Levron "Home price slide has begun and will accelerate"

Avi Tiomkin: When the change occurs, its speed and force will surprise everyone.

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