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  • Senate confirms Stanley Fischer to Fed board

    May 21, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    Stanley Fischer was confirmed as a member of the Federal Reserve, clearing the way for the former Bank of Israel governor to become the Fed’s vice chairman.

    The U.S. Senate voted 68-27 in Fischer’s favor on Wednesday afternoon, four months after President Obama nominated the dual...

  • Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer to step down

    January 29, 2013 | 8:50 am

    Stanley Fischer is stepping down from his position as governor of the Bank of Israel.

    Fischer, 69,  will be leaving office on June 30 after serving eight years that included shepherding the Israeli economy through the global financial crisis of 2007-08. His term was scheduled to...

  • August 3, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 3, 2012 | 2:55 am

    In-depth

    The Battle for Jerusalem

    Karl Vick of TIME explores the growing number of ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem, and what it means for the city - and for Israel.

    [S]eculars ... for decades have been fleeing the city in droves. Some 20,000 have left in the past seven years alone,...

  • Fischer candidacy to head IMF disqualified

    June 14, 2011 | 10:11 am

    Stanley Fischer, the governor of the Bank of Israel, will not be considered a candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund because of his age.

    Fischer was notified Monday night that his announced candidacy for the position was disqualified since he is 67, and IMF rules state...

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  • Fischer on the money as top bank chief

    October 11, 2010 | 4:44 pm

    Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer was named the central bank governor of the year.

    Fischer received the award from Euromoney magazine, which has been honoring the world’s best bank governors and finance ministers for more than 30 years, at a World Bank and International...