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  • *Investors pump $48 million into nano-technology company. TEL AVIV, Nov 24- An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries. The company has raised $48 million from two rounds of funding, including...

  • Pluristem posts 1Q loss Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    HAIFA, Israel _ Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $5.9 million, or 9 cents per share, in its fiscal first quarter. The company, based in Haifa, Israel, posted revenue of $95,000 in the period. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *Israel helped India in shift to micro-irrigation. Since Modi came to power in May, ties between Israel and India have been in overdrive, with the two signing a series of defence and technology deals that have underscored their burgeoning commercial and political relationship. In October, India closed a $520 million deal to buy Israeli anti-tank missiles.

  • LONDON, Nov 18- The rouble jumped 0.8 percent on Tuesday and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing new sanctions though broader emerging equities slipped for the fourth day, their mood soured by weak Chinese housing data. The rouble rose to a five-session high to the dollar as European Union governments sounded the alarm on an upsurge in...

  • Israel economy contracts by 0.4 percent in Q3 Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    JERUSALEM— Israel's government says the country's gross domestic product shrank by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014, the first time the economy has contracted in almost five years. Sunday's announcement from the Central Bureau of Statistics covers the period when the country fought a 50- day war with Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip.

  • *Finance Ministry says 2014 growth will be 2.4 percent. JERUSALEM, Nov 16- Israel's economy contracted for the first time in more than five years in the third quarter, as growth was hit by the effects of a war with Islamist militants in Gaza. "We are talking about a one-time result and will not have a long-term impact," the Finance Ministry said in a statement, noting it...

  • JERUSALEM, Nov 16- Israel's economy contracted for the first time in more than five years in the third quarter, as growth was hit by the effects of a war with Islamist militants in Gaza. Growth for all of 2014 is projected at 2.2 percent, with Israel's 50- day war in July and August having shaved off about half a percentage point. The Bank of Israel had previously said...

  • *Tensions high in Jerusalem over contested holy site. *Early elections widely expected in Israel. That cautious approach has harmed Israel's ties with Jordan, which oversees the holy site- known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and Jews as Temple Mount- prompting Amman to withdraw its ambassador for the first time since a 1994 peace treaty.

  • JERUSALEM, Nov 5- Israel arrested 14 people, including a senior UBS investment adviser, as part of an investigation into Israelis allegedly holding undisclosed bank accounts with UBS worth hundreds of millions of euros, the Tax Authority said on Wednesday. In addition to the unnamed senior investment adviser at UBS who was arrested in June in Tel Aviv, 12...

  • IBSHAR, Egypt, Nov 5- At Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, families are emptying their homes- lugging mattresses and furniture onto waiting vans as soldiers look on from armoured cars. The operation's resulting no-mans-land- a security buffer 13.5 km-long and 500 metres deep- will provide greater visibility and, Egypt hopes, deter any future passage of arms from...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 29- Bank Leumi, Israel's second-largest lender, said a settlement with U.S. authorities over possible tax evasion by the bank's American clients could be far higher than previously estimated while also rejecting an offer from New York State. The bank has been negotiating with the authorities for months and had said it was close to a deal to pay 950...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 29- Bank Leumi, Israel's second-largest lender, said on Wednesday a settlement with U.S. regulators over possible tax evasion by the bank's American clients could be much higher than previously estimated. In a statement to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Leumi said it was now also in contact with the New York Department of Financial Services, which...

  • Oct 28- New York state's financial regulator is seeking more than $300 million from Bank Leumi as part of a probe of whether the Israeli bank assisted U.S. citizens in evading taxes, according to a person familiar with the matter. The penalty from New York state's Department of Financial Services, which regulates certain banks in the state, is separate from...

  • JERUSALEM/ WASHINGTON, Oct 28- Israel plans to buy a second batch of Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jets, bringing its total number on order to about 44, Israeli defense and U.S. sources said on Tuesday. Israel bought 19 F-35s for $2.75 billion in 2010, a deal that included options for up to 75 planes. Israel will benefit from various efforts under way by...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 28- The recent shift to slight deflation in Israel is not overly worrisome since it does not fully stem from weak consumer demand as in some European countries, the central bank's deputy governor, Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, said on Tuesday. The European Central Bank and some other European central banks are cutting interest rates to stave off...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 28- The recent shift to slight deflation in Israel is not overly worrisome since it does not stem from weak consumer demand as in some European countries, the central bank's Deputy Governor Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg said on Tuesday. The European Central Bank and some other European central banks are cutting interest rates to stave off...

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 0930 GMT /5.30 AM ET Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    Monte dei Paschi drags Europe's banks lower post-stress test. LONDON- Italy's Monte dei Paschi slumps after having the biggest capital hole to fill in a health check of European banks that was generally seen as good news for the sector. BERLIN- German business sentiment darkens in October for a sixth month running, hitting its lowest level in almost two years and...

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 25- India has opted to buy Israel's Spike anti-tank guided missile, a defense ministry source said on Saturday, rejecting a rival U.S. offer of Javelin missiles that Washington had lobbied hard to win. India will buy at least 8,000 Spike missiles and more than 300 launchers in a deal worth 32 billion rupees, the source said after a meeting of India's...

  • *Israel 10- year yield 2.09 pct vs 2.25 pct for U.S. equivalent. *Israel debt market has 500 bln shekels in government bonds. Israel has about 500 billion shekels of government bonds outstanding, up from below 400 billion in 2010..

  • Oct 16- Delta Air Lines said Ebola fears have not hurt the carrier's bookings, forecasting strong current-quarter margins as it ramps up capacity in the Americas and trims growth on transatlantic and Pacific routes. Many of the capacity changes will begin this winter, after Delta has already reduced seats serving Moscow, Tel Aviv and Ebola-ravaged West Africa...