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Syria regime advances south of Aleppo

Syrian government forces advanced on Sunday south of Aleppo as they pushed to once again encircle rebel neighborhoods and reimpose a siege.AFP, 9/4/2016, 2:48 PM

Israeli soccer league goes on strike

Head of Israel Football Association informs Sport, Finance ministries that soccer players won't show up to games beginning Tuesday.Nitsan Keidar, 8/30/2016, 5:19 PM

Syrian pound drops sharply against US dollar

The value of the Syrian pound fell sharply over the weekend due to petroleum shortage as a result the war ravaging the country.AFP, 8/21/2016, 5:48 PM

Kahlon: 'Our economy is strong'

Finance Minister assures cabinet of Israeli economy's readiness to deal with financial ripples caused by BrexitArutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2016, 11:22 AM

Poll: Israelis want Scandinavian-style government

Despite economic improvements, most Israelis still frustrated with financial situation, want more gov't spending.Ben Sales, 5/23/2016, 2:01 PM

Israeli Lives, Livelihoods Apparently Don’t Matter

Things are not business as usual for Israeli traders buffeted by the wave of terrorist sweeping the country - here's how you can help.Avi Shimshi, 10/15/2015, 4:41 PM

Hotels Still Recovering from Protective Edge

Avi Dor of the Prima Hotels chain explains the difficulties Israeli hotels have faced in the past year, and how to solve them.Yoni Kempinski, 8/24/2015, 4:13 AM

Air Pollution Falls As War Rises in Middle East

War may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 4:10 PM

Fin. Ministry Looks for Solution to Economy Slump

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls emergency meeting following CBS report on poor economic growth in second quarter 2015.Matt Wanderman, 8/18/2015, 10:46 AM

How to Plan a Stress-Free Retirement

Many people find retirement planning very stressful. But does it have to be? And how to balance motherhood with business.Doug Goldstein, 8/11/2015, 3:45 AM

Netanyahu: Israel is a 'Major Economic Power'

Israel's economic growth is a top priority for the Prime Minister, he said Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 9:18 PM

Finance Ministry Warns Israel May Go Bankrupt

Finance Ministry economist warns Israel could face a crisis like Greece's by 2059, if haredim and Arabs don't go to work.Ari Yashar, 6/1/2015, 2:49 PM

Record Car Imports Show Strength of Economy

More cars were imported in the first four months of 2015 than in any four month period in Israel's history.Yaakov Levi, 5/3/2015, 4:07 PM

Trade Deficit Sinks, First Benefit of Gas Finds

Israel's trade deficit was down 70% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the last quarter of 2015.Yaakov Levi, 4/26/2015, 3:52 PM

Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948

Israel's economic growth has skyrocketed in 67 years - and experts say buying 'Made in Israel' products is key.Hillel Fendel, 4/22/2015, 3:40 PM

Syria's Quiet War on Imports

As its economy tanks dropping its GDP by 383% amid a bloody civil war, how has Assad's regime tried to stay afloat?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 7:28 AM

Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go Unfilled

There were more available jobs – and more available high-paying jobs - in Israel in the fourth quarter of 2014 than ever before.Moshe Cohen, 3/25/2015, 7:23 PM

Market Rebounds Swiftly From Summer War

Statistics Bureau reports a near-6% spike in total proceeds in all sectors of the economy.Gil Ronen, 3/23/2015, 10:03 AM

Jewish Home Accuses Lapid of Stealing Initiatives

Jewish Home's latest campaign clip attacks Lapid for blocking party's initiatives in 19th Knesset, and now using them as campaign promises.Cynthia Blank, 3/8/2015, 12:52 PM

Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.Moshe Cohen, 3/4/2015, 10:30 AM

Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could Sway Election

Israelis usually don't think about gas price hikes - but two weeks before election, it may become an important issue.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 2:35 PM

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new videoMoshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 1:44 PM

Could Gas Price Jump Affect Elections?

After four straight months of falling gasoline prices, the party appears to be over for Israeli drivers. Will it affect how they vote?Moshe Cohen, 2/22/2015, 8:09 PM

Majority of Israelis in Overdraft

53% of 'banked' Israelis are in overdraft at least one month a year on average, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.Moshe Cohen, 2/19/2015, 5:54 PM

Kahlon: Netanyahu, Lapid, and Bennett are to Blame

Kulanu Chairman Moshe Kahlon refuses to name who he'll recommend for prime minister, but criticizes Netanyahu for economic 'catastrophe.'Cynthia Blank, 2/15/2015, 8:41 AM

Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPO

According to statistics compiled by the Pa'amonim organization, one third of Israelis took loans of some sort last year.Yaakov Levi , 2/8/2015, 4:00 PM

Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

The number of people visiting Cyprus rose 1.5 percent in 2014, thanks largely to tourists from Russia and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 5:13 PM

Economists: Layoffs to Follow Minimum Wage Raise

While social activists celebrate the increase in Israel's minimum wage, businesses worry about how to pay for the wage increase.Moshe Cohen , 12/4/2014, 9:14 AM

2014 Breaks Car Sale Records in Israel

Israelis have so far this year bought 229,294 vehicles, leaving previous records in the dust.Moshe Cohen , 12/2/2014, 4:42 PM

Yediot to Lay Off 150 Workers

After daily newspaper Ha'aretz announced earlier this week it would be laying off workers, it was the turn of Yediot Ahronot.Moshe Cohen, 11/26/2014, 8:57 PM

Cars Going Like Hotcakes, But Prices Set to Rise

According to import statistics, 23,829 cars were sold in Israel in October 2014, double the 11,634 sold in October a year earlier.Moshe Cohen, 11/9/2014, 4:18 PM

Gov't Discusses E-Z Mortgage Terms Law

The proposal that would lower the amount of money homebuyers will have to put down on home purchases.Moshe Cohen, 11/2/2014, 10:48 PM

Top 10% Make 8.5% More Than Bottom 10%: CBS

Israel's poor are not getting ahead - but they are not falling behind, either, new numbers from the Central Bureau of Statistics show.Moshe Cohen, 10/29/2014, 4:12 PM

Students: Impose Rent Controls, or We'll Strike

There is no rent control in Israel – but there should be, a student group said, and if there isn't soon, students will go on strike.Yaakov Levi, 10/29/2014, 3:42 PM

New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 Jobs

Jerusalem's “front gate” is set to get a major upgrade in the coming years, with a one billion dollar investment.Moshe Cohen, 9/22/2014, 6:56 PM

S&P: 'Minor' Effect on Economy From Summer War

Ratings agency Standard & Poors says that Israel's economy has not been harmed by Operation Protective Edge.Yaakov Levi, 9/22/2014, 4:36 PM

Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?

The controversy regarding Israel's budget heats up: Lapid and Netanyahu's associates accuse the other of trying to break the coalition.Cynthia Blank, 9/14/2014, 11:50 AM

War or No War, Israel's Economy Continues to Soar

Study shows that according to nearly every economic indicator, Israel's economy continues to grow by leaps and bounds.Hillel Fendel, 8/31/2014, 12:20 PM

Landmark Move: US, Israel Issue Mutual Visas

American, Israeli visa process opened to allow US nationals to invest in Israel economy, and vice versa. Is this the end to a visa crisis?Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 8/13/2014, 1:17 PM

Govt. to Make it Easier to Deal With Bills

Ministries introduce a series of steps that will ease the burden on families, reservists and others due to Operation Protective Edge.Moshe Cohen, 7/24/2014, 8:49 PM

Economics Ministry to Help Businesses in South

The Economics Ministry is offering special help to the many businesses in southern Israel facing financial losses from the war.Yaakov Levi, 7/24/2014, 3:53 PM

CBS: Better Salaries and More Jobs in 2014, So Far

There were more jobs in 2014 for Israelis to choose from, and the salaries were better, too, statistics show.Yaakov Levi, 7/6/2014, 5:10 PM

Negotiations Underway to Bring Old Navy to Israel

Highly popular US clothing brand to open 5-7 branches in Israel, following success of sister brand GAP.Tova Dvorin, 7/6/2014, 12:08 PM

Law Authorized to Limit Salaries of Top Execs

A new law will require publicly traded companies to limit the salaries of their top executives to no more than NIS 3.5 million.Yaakov Levi, 6/30/2014, 10:39 AM

CBS: Worker Demand Up Almost 7% in May

Despite misgivings among economists, the May jobs report shows that Israel's economy is still robust.Yosef Berger, 6/15/2014, 8:09 PM

Report: Israeli Hedge Funds Outperforming Rivals

Israeli hedge funds outperformed rivals in both 2012 and 2013; industry grew by one third during that period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2014, 4:31 PM

Report: Crime Cost Israel 14.5 Billion NIS in 2013

Crime may not pay, but it costs – and for Israel, the price of crime over the past decade has been NIS 177 billion ($51 billion).Yosef Berger, 5/11/2014, 6:21 PM

New Home Sales Down 10% in March

New home sales were down 10% in March, as Israelis were holding off on buying homes in the wake of a plan to cut VAT payments.Moshe Cohen, 5/4/2014, 10:50 PM

Lapid: Govt. Will Pay its Bills on Time, I Promise

Finance Minister Yair Lapid is out to set an example - and ease the burden on small business in Israel.David Lev, 4/3/2014, 11:17 AM

2013 a Bumper Crop Year for Cars, Statistics Show

There are more cars than ever on Israel's roads, which are already quite crowded, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.Yaakov Levi , 3/30/2014, 8:05 PM

Average Salaries in Israel Up in 2013

Most Israelis made more in 2013 than in 2012 - with some; like those in the communications industry, making a lot more.David Lev, 3/6/2014, 3:38 PM

Report: Palestinians Prefer to Buy Israeli

According to a PA report, 70% of the PA's imports were from Israel, with imports worth $3.5 billion entering the Authority from Israel.David Lev, 2/3/2014, 8:14 PM

Housing Crisis Continues: Prices Up by Another 8%

Housing prices rose 8% in 2013. Price hike follows doubling in price over seven previous years.Maayana Miskin, 2/2/2014, 4:18 PM

Feiglin: Talks Worse for Economy Than Boycott

Likud MK unconcerned by boycott threat, says data proves Israel-PA talks – and US aid – hurt Israel more than sanctions.Maayana Miskin, 2/2/2014, 10:14 AM

Bennett: 'Boycott Threats Won't Move Us'

Bennett responds to Kerry's threats of international boycott, says 'only security will bring financial stability, not PA terror state.'Ari Yashar, 2/1/2014, 8:56 PM

Lapid: If Talks Fail, Economy Will be Hurt

Finance Minister dismisses nationalists' warnings against a Palestinian state as "unfounded prophecies of doom."Elad Benari, 1/30/2014, 2:13 AM

Israel: The 'Innovation Nation'

Prime Minister Netanyahu details his economic vision at Davos this past Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2014, 2:11 PM