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. Fischer, guardian of Israel’s economy, bows out gracefully He will be remembered as one of the most ...

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. Although its export-oriented economy and high-tech sector are not ...

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 ...