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Fischer's exit makes Trump's choice for Fed chair even starker

Mr Fischer, a former economics professor and long-time central bank official before he was vice-chairman of the US Federal Reserve, announced on Wednesday that he will leave the Fed in October.


STANLEY Fischer's surprise early exit from the Federal Reserve makes US President Donald Trump's biggest economic decision of the next few months even starker: whether to preserve continuity at the top of the nation's central bank - or not.

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