Migdal Insurance  photo: PR Harel, Migdal report improved profits

Harel Insurance has declared a NIS 107 million dividend.

Fintech Photo: Sivan Faraj Citi: Banks and fintech cos must cooperate

A Money 20/20 conference at Citi's Israel Innovation Center discussed the growing synergy between banks and fintech companies.

Karnit Flug Flug: Foreign residents speculating on shekel

Karnit Flug believes much of the $4.5 billion bought by foreign residents since the start of 2017 is speculative investment.

Eldad Fresher Photo: Tamar Matsafi Mizrahi profit continues to rise

The Israeli bank's return on equity rose from 10% in 2015 to 10.2% in 2016.

mortgages Mortgage interest rates resume rise in March

The interest rate rose last month for all periods of mortgages.

Ilan Raviv Photo: Eyal Yizhar Meitav Dash down on XIO dispute

A Chinese billionaire is accusing the XIO fund, due to buy Meitav Dash, of denying his holdings in it.

Smadar Barber-Tsadik Photo: Tamar Matsafi First Int'l Bank profit down in fourth quarter

The bank's return on equity in 2016 was 7.2%.

Kfir Moyal Gilad Woltsovitch Photo: Sivan Faraj Israel's Backed targets US online loans market

The company wants to help young borrowers who do not yet have a credit rating, providing they bring a guarantor.

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.

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.

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