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Israel's Fischer running for head of IMF: report
June 11, 2011 / 6:12 PM / 6 years ago

Israel's Fischer running for head of IMF: report

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has decided to become a candidate for head of the International Monetary Fund, Israel’s Channel Two News reported on Saturday.

<p>Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer attends a a photo opportunity with Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz (not seen) at the Finance Ministry in Jerusalem March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun</p>

The Channel Two report said Fischer’s name was in the final list of candidates for the job vacated by Frenchman Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned after his arrest on May 14 on charges of attempting to rape a New York hotel maid.

Writing by Maayan Lubell; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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