Fischer accepts second term at Bank of Israel


Stanley Fischer, the governor of the Bank of Israel, on Wednesday accepted a second term at the helm of the central bank.

He was nominated by the government of Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, and appointed by Shimon Peres, the country's president.

Fischer, who replaced David Klein as governor in 2005, said he had never expected his first term to be as exciting and unpredictable as it had, in reference to the financial crisis, according to Yoav Soffer, a spokesperson for the central

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