Gaza's 'economic heartbeat' falters as bombardment continues
20 November 2012 Last updated at 10:12 GMT
Many people in Gaza are hopeful of a ceasefire agreement with Israel, despite further violence in the region overnight.
Wyre Davies has been visiting a market in Gaza's Palestine Square, where only 20 percent of the shops are open as usual.
He says most people in Gaza just want an improvement in their normal lives.