CASHING OUT: The governor of Israel's central bank, Stanley Fischer, will step down June 30. His departure comes two years before the end of his second five-year term. The Bank of Israel gave no explanation for his departure.
STEADY HAND: The widely respected economist is credited with steering the nation's economy safely through years of world financial turmoil.
LEGACY: Israel's economy continues to grow, and unemployment is roughly 6.5 percent.