Fischer Edging Closer to Federal ReserveFormer Bank of Israel's nomination as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve clears a key procedural hurdle in the Senate.
Fischer to be Vice Chairman of the Federal ReserveObama names Stanley Fischer, former Governor of the Bank of Israel, as his nominee for vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Fischer to be Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve?Former Bank of Israel Governor is leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, say American sources.
Flug: Challenges Abound for Bank, EconomyThe new Governor of the Bank of Israel, Karnit Flug, said she appreciated the vote of confidence the country's leaders had given heR
Fischer: Flug a 'Worthy Choice' for BOI HeadFormer Bank of Israel head joins gov't officials, MKs, and economists in welcoming the appointment of Karnit Flug as his successor.
PM, Lapid: Frenkel a Victim of 'Wagging Tongues'Yaakov Frenkel announced Monday night that he would not be taking the job of Bank of Israel chairman
Fischer Taken to Hospital After Feeling UnwellOutgoing Bank of Israel Governor is suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, says the Tel Hashomer Hospital.
July Interest Rate 1.25% Amid Praises for FrenkelIsrael’s Bank of Israel kept the country’s prime interest rate unchanged at 1.25 percent for the month of July.
Fischer: Hareidi Birthrate ‘a Problem’Bank of Israel head makes controversial statements about hareidi, Arab families in a farewell address.
'Dollar Gone Wild' Prompts Unusual Move by FischerInterest rates will go down by a quarter point on Friday, an unusual mid-month move by outgoing BOI Chairman Stanley Fischer
Deficit Spending Target Approved, After S&P CutThe government voted to approve an increase in the state budget's deficit target, at a compromise level of 4.65%
Lapid Agrees to Raise Deficit to 4.65%Finance Minister Yair Lapid agrees to increase the deficit target to 4.65% for 2013, after originally planning to increase it to 4.9%.
Lapid Seeks Unprecedented DeficitLapid wants to increase deficit goal to 50 billion. Sources close to PM say he’s working alone.
Exporters 'Near Panic' As Shekel Breaks NIS 3.60Israeli exporters were besides themselves Monday, as the dollar sank below the NIS 3.60 level.
Stanley Fischer Backs Lapid on Deficit GoalBank of Israel head comes to agreement with Lapid, backs 3% deficit target.
‘Social Justice’ Backs Lapid: Increase the DeficitGroup founded by ‘social justice’ protesters backs Lapid on budget, says increasing deficit is ‘responsible.’
Bank of Israel vs. Lapid on Running Up DeficitLapid seeks leeway in 2013 budget; Bank of Israel chief Stanley Fischer nixes change to deficit plan.
BOI Buys Dollars, But Shekel Stays StrongIn an effort to keep the value of the shekel lower, the Bank of Israel intervened in the currency markets.
Video: Fischer Leaving Bank in 'Good Condition'Stanley Fischer, the Governor of the Bank of Israel, announced early retirement and said he's leaving the central bank in 'good condition.'
Fischer to Step Down as Bank of Israel HeadBank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer has submitted his resignation and will leave his post in June
BOI Cuts Interest to Lowest Rate in 2 YearsThe Bank of Israel dropped the prime interest rate on Monday to its lowest level in more than two years.
Bank of Israel: No Changes in Interest for Dec.Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has left the prime interest rate unchanged for the month of December.
Fischer: Ready 'For All Sorts of Eventualities'Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, on Iran, sanctions, the Israeli economy and what to expect in the coming months.
Eurozone Nations in Denial on Fiscal ProblemsNumerous nations in Europe are still in denial about the economic crisis they are facing, Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer says.
Fischer Addresses Students at Int'l Model UNBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer addressed 170 students at this year's international model U.N. Program in Rishon Letzion.
Financial System Preparing for Iran StrikeBank of Israel Governor says the financial system is preparing for an Israeli strike in Iran and a resulting downturn in the economy.
$ Flirts with NIS 4 Level First Time in 3 YearsFischer is laughing all the way to the bank. Critics scoffed as he paid 3.3 shekels for a buck. Now a dollar costs almost 4 shekels.
Fischer Loses Deficit Spending Showdown in CabinetThe cabinet voted to raise Israel's deficit ceiling to 3% over the objections of Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer.
Fischer Blasts Netanyahu Deficit Spending PlanBank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer says the PM's plan to increase deficit spending is the exact opposite of what Israel should do
Shekel Sinks, Now Worth 25 CentsThe dollar-shekel rate hit a three-year high this week and is just about touching the level where a shekel is worth only a quarter.
Bank of Israel Finally Lowers Prime RateAfter five months of holding the rate steady, the Bank of Israel on Monday lowered interest rates.
Fischer: Time to Pay Up; VAT Must Rise 1%Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer on Wednesday declared his support for raising Israel's Value Added Tax (VAT) by at least 1%
Fischer: I'm Not a Candidate for PresidentBank of Israel Governor Professor Stanley Fischer at a speech: The path I chose in life does not qualify me to be Israel's president.
Bank of Israel Cuts Interest RateThe Bank of Israel has cut its interest rate for February from 2.75 to 2.5 percent, noting the slowdown that began in 2011 "continues."
Fischer Won’t Head IMFBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer disqualified from the race to head the International Monetary Fund due to his age.
Fischer Runs for IMF HeadBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has officially announced he is in the running to head the International Money Fund.
Protest: Block Money to GazaIn a protest on Friday, protesters will call on the Israeli government to stop transferring money to Hamas as long as Gilad Shalit is held captive.
Bank of Israel Governor for IMF?Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer is a possible candidate to head the International Money Fund, but has made no final decision.
Israeli Home Prices SoarIsraeli homes continue to prove be one of the best investments around. Growth in home prices in the Jewish state is the third highest in the world.
Protests on ‘Political’ CurrencyStanley Fischer’s political agenda calls for Rabin and Begin’s pictures to grace Israeli currency, but he never asked Begin’s family. It objects.
Bernanke Praises FischerIsraeli Central Bank Governor Stanley Fischer earns praises from his former student, Federal Reserve Bank chief Ben Bernanke.
HDI: Israel in 15th SpotIsrael climbs 12 rungs on UN Development Project index that measures average wage, life expectancy and education.
Fischer Forgets SabbathBank of Israel Governor receives high honors abroad but forgets to honor the Sabbath, prompting ire in Israel.
Number One: Bank of Israel HeadThe British magazine EuroMoney has designated Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer as the number-one national bank governor in the world.
'Second Recession Unlikely'Bank of Israel Governor: chances of a second recession are no more than 25%.
Euro Could Collapse, Expert SaysProf. Yaakov Frenkel predicts a collapse of the European currency in three years if Greek crisis is not solved. Stanley Fischer begins second term.
GDP Up 4.9% in Last Quarter of 2Netanyahu notes GDP growth is 'almost the highest among developed countries.' Fischer: 2009 'a more successful year than we initially expected.'
Fischer Agrees To Second TermGovernor of the Bank of Israel Stanley Fischer has accepted another five-year term at the invitation of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
‘Chinese Wall’ against SanctionsBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer and Vice Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon are trying to scale a Chinese wall against tough sanctions on Iran.
Fischer to Woo China on IranBank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer, accompanied by Minister Moshe Yaalon, are going to China to try and convince it to support sanctions on Iran.
Fischer: Israel's Economy StrongBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer assured the Conference of Presidents that Israel's strong economy can withstand adversity.
Iran Pushes US, Israel CloserThe threat of a nuclear Iran has pushed Israel and the US closer together, national security advisor Arad told the Herzliya Conference on Sunday.
Israel First to Raise InterestBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer announces 0.25% interest hike, making Israel the first to raise interest since global financial crisis hit.
Fischer’s Dollar Buying BingeFischer pulled another rabbit out of his hat and performed his favorite trick – buying more dollars to weaken the shekel. How long will it work?
Fischer: Israel a ‘Safe Bet’Israel has been a Rock of Gibraltar in the global crisis. S&P retains its bond rating. Stanley Fischer says Israel is one of the world’s best bets.