* A U.S. financier will be the next governor of the Bank of Israel. The vice chairman of Citigroup, Stanley Fischer, accepted the central bank’s top post. Fischer has served as an informal adviser to the Israeli treasury. In order to take the position, Fischer will have to immigrate to Israel, Ha’aretz reported.
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