07 December 2012
Qatar’s emir has given a long-awaited green light to regulatory reform which investors hope will help to simplify the slow and complex process of doing business in the Gulf Arab state. A central bank...
20 September 2012
Qatar’s central bank is very comfortable with current interest rates and is not concerned about hot money inflows, its governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani said on Tuesday. “Yes, I am very...
15 June 2012
Qatar's central bank has broken ranks with other monetary authorities in the oil-rich Gulf region to express its first public concern about the longstanding policy of linking its currency to the US...
17 April 2012
The Qatari Government treasury bills' value reached around QR 14 Billion in March, HE Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al Thani, who is also Chairman of Qatar Financial...
13 April 2012
The stable outlook for Qatar’s banking system over the next 12 to 18 month period faces risk from exposure to construction and real-estate sector, Moody’s Investors Service has cautioned in its...
28 December 2011
There is no going back on the year-end deadline for conventional banks to close their Islamic arms, Qatar Central Bank (QCB) sources reiterated Tuesday. With no hope of a reprieve, a nervous...
24 November 2011
Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and the Central Bank of Luxembourg (BCL) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the presence of Guillame Jean Joseph Marie, hereditary Grand Duke of...
02 November 2011
Qatar's central bank governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al-Thani said the country has no plans to raise the monthly issuance of treasury bills from a current QR2bn ($550m), Reuters has reported. The...
13 October 2011
A two-day workshop on liquidity management concluded on Tuesday at Sharq Village Hotel. Organized by International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation in collaboration with Qatar Central Bank,...
04 October 2011
Philip King, Head of Retail Banking at IBQ said that the retail banking sector looks healthy with strong opportunities for expansion. King also sees that the Qatar Central Bank’s regulations will...
10 September 2011
Banking regulator Qatar Central Bank (QCB) says it has no plans to instruct banks to raise the upper limit on lending to nationals in view of the recent hike in the salaries of Qatari government...
26 August 2011
Foreigners having investments in Qatar but not based here, and companies doing projects and operating here temporarily are now allowed to open bank accounts and carry out banking transactions. The...

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