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QCB forex reserves rise 4.8% to $39.8bn in April: QNB

QCB forex reserves rise 4.8% to $39.8bn in April: QNB

Qatar’s exports grew 27.3% year-on-year in April and imports grew 3.1% y-o-y.

Eid al-Fitr holidays for banks from June 17 to 19

Eid al-Fitr holidays for banks from June 17 to 19

These institutions will resume normal operations on Wednesday, June 20, sources said.

Nepal ambassador discusses workers' issue with QCB governor

Nepal ambassador discusses workers' issue with QCB governor

Nepal’s ambassador Professor Ramesh Prasad Koirala recently held a meeting with HE the Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani at the latter’s office.

Qatar forex reserves rise to $37.7bn in January: QNB

Qatar forex reserves rise to $37.7bn in January: QNB

The report showed Qatar’s current account surplus widened to 5.3% of GDP in the third quarter (Q3) from 2.5% in the second quarter (Q2) while the deficit in the financial account narrowed.

Qatar Central Bank warns of Bitcoin trading risks

Qatar Central Bank warns of Bitcoin trading risks

The circulars highlighted the increasing activity of trading in Bitcoin all over the world and the resulting negative consequences in global financial markets, QCB said in a press release.

Qatar Central Bank's reserves, liquidity rise in December

Qatar Central Bank's reserves, liquidity rise in December

Qatar Central Bank's international reserves and foreign currency liquidity rose slightly in December, official data showed.

QCB pitching for inclusive financial products, services

QCB pitching for inclusive financial products, services

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) is encouraging financial institutions to provide financial products and services without minimum balance or charges as part of greater national financial inclusion.

US firm to investigate riyal manipulation bid

US firm to investigate riyal manipulation bid

Qatar Central Bank said on Tuesday it had launched a legal investigation into attempts by countries opposed to it to harm the Qatari economy by manipulating the currency, securities and derivatives markets.

QCB mulls establishing deposit protection system

QCB mulls establishing deposit protection system

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) is seeking to establish a deposit protection framework as well as develop a cyber-security lab as part of efforts to ensure sound and resilient financial sector.

QCB unveils plan to ensure solid financial future for Qatar

QCB unveils plan to ensure solid financial future for Qatar

The major thrust of SSP, which is an improvement over the first strategic plan of 2013-16, is to create a regulatory framework that fosters growth.

Qatar banks post more than 17% jump in deposit mobilisation to QR794.28bn

Qatar banks post more than 17% jump in deposit mobilisation to QR794.28bn

Faster expansion in domestic deposits largely mitigated the weakening overseas inflows, helping Doha's banking sector register a healthy more than 17% growth in total deposit mobilisation to QR794.28bn, according to the Qatar Central Bank figures.

Blockade had only minimal impact on Qatar: QIA chief

Blockade had only minimal impact on Qatar: QIA chief

Qatar has been successfully able to deal with the blockade with minimal impact as the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and Qatar Central Bank (QCB) intervened to support the country's banking system, a top official said Wednesday.