Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a deep disaster within the expertise trade on Saturday following the implosion of Silicon Valley Financial institution, the second largest financial institution failure in the USA. “I’m intently monitoring the collapse of the American funding financial institution, Silicon Valley Financial institution, which has led to a serious disaster within the high-tech world,” tweeted the Prime Minister of Israel.
The Israeli Prime Minister stated that he has been in contact with senior Israeli tech figures after the collapse of Silicon Valley Financial institution within the US.
“If mandatory, out of duty to Israeli high-tech firms and workers, we’ll take steps to help the Israeli firms, whose centre of exercise is in Israel, to climate the cash-flow disaster that has been created for them as a result of turmoil,” he tweeted.
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In the meantime, he stated the Israeli economic system was steady and robust, including “which finds expression on this disaster as nicely.”
Netanyahu, who’s on an official go to to Rome, stated he would talk about the extent of the disaster with his finance and economic system ministers and the central financial institution governor as soon as he returned dwelling.
“From Rome I’ve held talks with senior high-tech figures in Israel. Upon my return to Israel I’ll talk about the scope of the disaster with the Finance and Financial system ministers and the Governor of the Financial institution of Israel,” tweeted Netanyahu.
Netanyahu assured the Israeli expertise firms banking with Silicon Valley Financial institution that his authorities would assist affected Israeli companies overcome the liquidity disaster.
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US regulators on Friday shutdown Silicon Valley Financial institution, as markets fretted over attainable contagion from the largest banking failure for the reason that 2008 monetary disaster, sending ripples throughout the tech trade in the USA, United Kingdom, and different international locations together with Israel.
Silicon Valley Financial institution collapsed after a surprising 48 hours by which a financial institution run and a capital disaster led to the second-largest failure of a monetary establishment in US historical past.
Silicon Valley Financial institution’s decline stems partly from the Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate of interest hikes over the previous yr.