07 January 2017
On 8 November 2016, the Indian government embarked on one of the most remarkable monetary experiments ever. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, unexpectedly announced a ban on using the highest...
25 December 2016
In terms of growth rates, the performance of the US economy in 2016 was mediocre. Growth is expected to have been 1.6%, below what most economists consider as potential (1.75%) and below the average...
21 December 2016
The Qatar Institute for Public Finance (QIPF), a joint venture among the Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Ministry...
20 November 2016
Doha Bank in collaboration with Embassy of Sri Lanka in Qatar, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and Ministry of City Planning & Water Supply, Sri Lanka hosted business and investment forum in...
24 September 2016
Qatar's banking sector witnessed a buoyant uptrend in credit off-take at the end of second quarter (Q2) of this year, helped by increasing financing needs of public and private sectors, according to...
03 September 2016
September 21 is shaping up to be a big day for central banks. Both the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) are making monetary policy decisions on that date. The probability of a Fed...
27 August 2016
Preliminary first-quarter gross domestic product data for Qatar, adjusted for inflation, has showed annual growth at its lowest level since at least 2011. Qatar's Ministry of Development Planning and...
23 July 2016
The share prices of Italian banks collapsed following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU). They are now trading more than 50% below their value at the beginning of 2016. While Brexit...
17 July 2016
The Qatari economy grew by 3.7% in 2015 compared to a year earlier. Consistent with the trends observed over the last four years, the non-hydrocarbon sector continued to be the engine of growth,...
14 July 2016
Overall sovereign creditworthiness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has continued to deteriorate in 2016. This is according to a report published today titled Middle East And North...
21 May 2016
Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani (pictured), said the Chamber's efforts being exerted over the past year focused on the empowerment of the...
10 March 2016
The 3rd Entrepreneurship in Economic Development forum was held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah  bin Nasser bin Khalifa  Al Thani – Prime Minister of Qatar on 7- 8th March 2016 at...

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