Israel's Ministry of Finance yesterday said it's not considering Potash Corp's (POT) attempt to...

|About: Potash Corporation of Sas... (POT)|By:, SA News Editor

Israel's Ministry of Finance yesterday said it's not considering Potash Corp's (POT) attempt to acquire Israel Chemicals (ISCHY.PK), which is worth around $16B, due to "professional reservation." The ministry's comments came days after it was reported that PM Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed staff to examine the issue. Israel's due to hold an election in January, so don't expect a decision before then.