22 January 2020
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, recently participated in the special briefing entitled “The Year Ahead:...
21 October 2019
The Qatar Financial Centre, Ministry of Finance, Qatar Free Zones Authority, and the Investment Promotion Agency of Qatar, in association with Bloomberg, recently hosted an event in New York entitled...
29 June 2019
The outlook for the global economy continues to weaken. In fact, Bloomberg consensus forecasts for global growth in 2019 has changed from 3.6% in Q4 2018 to 3.3% at the time of writing. Similarly,...
24 November 2018
Economic recovery in the Euro area is under a ‘slower normal’ as GDP growth performance has weakened further in recent months. Activity has softened significantly over the last three quarters to the...
14 April 2018
In early April 2017, Qatar lifted a moratorium on the development of the North Field, the world’s largest non-associated gas reservoir. The moratorium had been in place since 2005 and its removal...
17 December 2016
Gulf airlines are reportedly to slow capacity growth on European routes to the lowest level in more than a decade next year. After seating capacity on European routes rose nearly six-fold over the...
20 October 2016
Qatar is reportedly mulling an investment in the $100 billion technology fund set up by Japanese internet giant SoftBank and Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son has...
28 May 2016
Qatar’s unprecedented $9bn Eurobond sale has pressed the re-set button for the Gulf region’s debt market. The country sold $9bn of bonds in three maturities on Wednesday, almost double the amount...
16 April 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual survey of the global economy last week. As has been customary in recent years, the outlook for global growth has been revised down. The...
11 March 2016
As debt issuances in the GCC are moving in an upward trajectory amid prolonged low oil price regime, Qatar’s gross debt, including sovereign and corporate, during 2015 stood at $19.09bn. Total...
01 December 2015
DAMAC Tower is an innovative collaboration between DAMAC Properties and VERSACE Home which will deliver an entire Versace lifestyle to discerning residents through a high-end building with bespoke...
21 July 2015
Investors behind Miramax, the Hollywood studio part owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, are reportedly exploring a sale, it was reported on Monday, said Arabian Business. Bloomberg reported that...

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