05 September 2017
New issues for the remainder of 2017 are set to remain high, with estimates in excess of USD 20 billion, as a result of favourable market conditions, according to Fisch Asset Management, a global...
12 February 2017
At the beginning of February, India’s central government announced its new budget for the fiscal year running from April 2017 to March 2018. The budget continued the medium-term path of fiscal...
04 February 2017
There are two planks to Trumponomics—trade protectionism and fiscal stimulus through tax cuts and infrastructure spending. While US fiscal stimulus should be positive for the US and the rest of the...
02 January 2017
On December 15, Qatar’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) released its budget for 2017 in which it outlined its fiscal outlook for the coming year. The budget committed to reducing Qatar’s planned deficit by...
22 October 2016
Analysts are continuing to cut economic growth forecasts for big Gulf Arab economies despite rebounding oil prices, suggesting they do not expect oil above $50 a barrel to let governments ease...
12 December 2015
While lower oil prices will negatively affect Qatar's government revenues, large financial assets provide a sizeable buffer, according to Moody's Investors Service in a new report. The ratings agency...
06 August 2015
Qatari government organisations and departments have been ordered to prioritise nationalisation of their workforces in their 2016 budgets, said Arabian Business. Budgets must include a plan for “...
06 June 2015
China is the world’s largest economy and the main driver of global growth. Since its opening up to the world in the early 2000s, the performance of China has had significant impact on economies and...
08 March 2015
India’s finance minister, Arun Jaitley, presented the central government’s budget for the fiscal year starting on April 1, 2015 (2015/16) on 28 February. The government is expected to achieve its...
01 November 2014
Reuters DUBAI Qatar's revenue surged to a record high in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, according to Qatar Central Bank data, said Qatar Tribune. Revenue grew to QR117.8 billion in the...
16 July 2011
The rate of increase in US government debt as a percentage of GDP has accelerated recently from 64% in 2007 to 92% as at year-end 2010. The acceleration is a consequence of widening budget deficits...
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