2013

Newsmaker: Speculation Is Rife About Fischer’s Next Move

NEWSMAKER: ISRAEL


By David Lipkin

Stanley Fischer is set to retire as governor of the Bank of Israel at the end of June.

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Fischer, guardian of Israel’s economy, bows out gracefully

He will be remembered as one of the ...

2012

Israel's Export Economy Hits Turbulence

A STUDY IN CONTRADICTIONS


By David Lipkin

Geopolitical and fiscal uncertainties are having an impact on Israel's growth prospects, but the country is benefiting from development of its natural gas reserves.

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Although its export-oriented economy and high-tech sector are ...

2011

Fischer Still Seeking New Employment

NEWSMAKERS: ISRAEL

By David Lipkin

Former French finance minister Christine Lagarde may have secured the top job at the Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF), but some fund insiders are still gunning for Stanley Fischer, governor of the Central Bank of ...