Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer resigns

    Stanley Fischer (Photo: AP)
    Stanley Fischer (Photo: AP)

    The governor of the bank of Israel, Stanley Fischer, has submitted his resignation.

    Mr Fischer, who was once tipped to lead the International Monetary Fund, has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he will be stepping down on June 30, The Bank of Israel has said.

    He was formerly the deputy director of the IMF. He was appointed to a second five-year term at the Bank of Israel in 2010.

    Mr Netanyahu tweeted saying: "Professor Stanley Fischer played major role in economic growth of State of #Israel and in the achievements of the Israeli economy".

Israel

‘Gifts for Bibi’ investigation is ‘in final straight’

Anshel Pfeffer

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

‘Gifts for Bibi’ investigation is ‘in final straight’
Israel

Meet the rabbi that's making waves

Tim Marshall

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Meet the rabbi that's making waves
Israel

Tens of thousands evacuated as bush fires rage ...

JC Reporter

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Tens of thousands evacuated as bush fires rage ...
Israel

Israel on fire: Counting cost of a nationwide i...

Anshel Pfeffer

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Israel on fire: Counting cost of a nationwide i...
Israel

Israeli navy submarine deal could be sunk

Anshel Pfeffer

Israeli navy submarine deal could be sunk
Israel

New cases for the Negev's genetic detective

Nathan Jeffay

New cases for the Negev's genetic detective
Israel

Israel fire eyewitness: 'We were trying to out-...

Orlando Radice

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Israel fire eyewitness: 'We were trying to out-...
Israel

Arabs and Palestinians around the world celebra...

JC Reporter

Friday, November 25, 2016

Arabs and Palestinians around the world celebra...
Israel

Bibi faces probe over subs deal

Anshel Pfeffer

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Bibi faces probe over subs deal