Dr. Karnit Flug was named the new Bank of Israel governor on Sunday, after serving as interim bank chief during a nearly four-month official hiatus. \"We were impressed by Dr. Flug\'s performance as head of the Bank of Israel over the past months, and are certain she will help us march Israel\'s economy to further achievements in face of the global economic upheaval,\" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid said in a statement.
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