Steinitz welcomes Fischer's candidacy to head IMF

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz on Saturday welcomed the news that Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer became a candidate to head the International Monetary Fund.
"On the one hand, we would love to see Stanley Fisher continue in the important role the Bank of Israel governor, but on the other hand, there is no doubt that the prestigious candidacy is a tribute to the State of Israel and its economy." Steinitz said.