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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.

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies

Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ongoing debate over how best to regulate the technology.

Financial institutions officially closed on Sunday

Financial institutions officially closed on Sunday

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) announced Thursday that Sunday, March 4, will be an official holiday for all banks and financial institutions under its supervision.

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.

Four-day Eid holiday for banks, financial institutions

Four-day Eid holiday for banks, financial institutions

Banks and other financial institutions under the supervision of Qatar Central Bank and Qatar Financial Markets Authority will have four working days as Eid Al Adha holiday, sources said.

 Mohamed Ali al-Mannai appointed CRA president

Mohamed Ali al-Mannai appointed CRA president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has appointed Mohamed Ali al-Mannai as president of the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) through the Emiri Decree No. 25 of 2015.