14 August 2014
Rental inflation is soon expected to breathe fire on people’s savings, if numbers from state agencies and market players are any indication. After Qatar Central Bank’s (QCB) real estate price index...
09 August 2014
The insurance and transport sectors were seen going through their troughs in terms of profitability during the first six months of this year, but they exhibit inherent intrinsic strengths in view of...
04 August 2014
The UAE’s leading finance comparison website, www.compareit4me.com, has expanded its regional footprint with www.compareit4me.qa, the first platform of its kind to be launched in Qatar. Taking cue...
01 August 2014
Well-capitalised Qatari banks have only a "limited" risk to their health, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has said in a recent report. Besides "enjoying support from the government", the local...
01 August 2014
Qatar Central Bank ( QCB ) will issue QR4bn worth of local currency Treasury bills next week. The T-bills, to be issued on Tuesday, will include QR2bn worth for three month period and QR1bn each of...
19 July 2014
China is opening up to the world and is promoting the wider global use of its currency, the Renminbi (RMB). This could present opportunities for other countries, including Qatar, to benefit.  China...
09 July 2014
QNB Group, one of the World’s Strongest Banks and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. For the six months of 2014, Net...
08 July 2014
QNB Group, one of the World’s Strongest Banks and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. For the six months of 2014, Net...
17 May 2014
Qatari regulators will establish a deposit insurance framework that will include a Shariah-compliant scheme, one of several reforms aimed at modernising the financial sector of the world’s top...
01 May 2014
The Cabinet approved the recommendations of a committee that advised the payment of workers’ wages through banks binding on all employers in the country. The committee was formed to study a “wage...
27 April 2014
Dr. Khalid Al Khater, the Director of Research and Monetary Policy at Qatar Central Bank, was recently at Georgetown University in Qatar to give a talk on the Qatari economy and the challenges of...
27 April 2014
Capital flows to emerging markets (EMs) recovered in February and March 2014 leading to calmer financial markets. However, the fundamental weaknesses in specific EM economies have not been fully...

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