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Business executive forecasts ‘optimism’ for Qatar in 2021

Business executive forecasts ‘optimism’ for Qatar in 2021

Having achieved a “very rapid” recovery process during the pandemic, complemented by reports of Covid-19 vaccines arriving in the country, Qatar is expected to have a “prosperous economy” in 2021, according to a top business executive.

Qatar Chamber takes part in GCC Chambers executive committee meeting

Qatar Chamber takes part in GCC Chambers executive committee meeting

Qatar Chamber general manager Saleh bin Hamad al-Sharqi recently took part in a virtual meeting of the Executive Leadership Committee of the Federation of GCC Chambers (FGCCC).

Qatar is a destination of choice for global investors: Al-Jaida

Qatar is a destination of choice for global investors: Al-Jaida

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) hosted a webinar entitled, ‘Strategic Risk Management – Factors to Consider When Investing in and out of Qatar,’ to give global investors expert advice on mitigating risks when investing in Qatar and other international markets.

21st century belongs to SMEs, says Seetharaman

21st century belongs to SMEs, says Seetharaman

Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman recently participated in the Global SME Economic Summit webinar, which was jointly organised by SME Chamber of India and World SME Trade Centre under the theme “Strategies to Transform SMEs to Revive and Survive”.

Tech stocks are slowly gaining prominence in Singapore’s market

Tech stocks are slowly gaining prominence in Singapore’s market

Technology stocks, the lack of which has made Singapore one of Asia’s worst markets this year, are slowly starting to win more clout in the city-state.

Asia inches ahead of N America on climate risk reporting

Asia inches ahead of N America on climate risk reporting

From his perch as chief administrative officer at CLP Holdings Ltd, one of Asia’s biggest electricity generators, David Simmonds has seen a sea change in how investors engage with the region’s companies on climate risk.

Vaccine adoption rates are ‘wildcard’ for US stock market rally

Vaccine adoption rates are ‘wildcard’ for US stock market rally

News this month of three promising coronavirus vaccines has helped push the Dow Jones Industrial Average over 30,000, but some investors worry that slow vaccination rates may weaken next year’s expected economic recovery.

Bargain frenzy gives $1.7tn lift to European equities

Bargain frenzy gives $1.7tn lift to European equities

In a record-breaking month that added $1.7tn to European equities, none rallied as hard as unloved bargain stocks.

Weekly property sales cap QR1bn, says Ezdan report

Weekly property sales cap QR1bn, says Ezdan report

A remarkable rise was monitored in the weekly property sale activity as reflected in the bulletin released by the Real Estate Registration Department, which recorded total gains of QR1.02bn from property sale activity ...

S&P reaffirms QIB’s rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with stable outlook

S&P reaffirms QIB’s rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with stable outlook

S&P Global Ratings (S&P) has reaffirmed Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) Issuer Credit Rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with a stable outlook.

Qatar Chamber panel reviews controls to limit cases of bounced cheques

Qatar Chamber panel reviews controls to limit cases of bounced cheques

Qatar Chamber’s Banking and Investment Committee recently held a meeting to discuss the newly-issued instructions and controls by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) to limit the cases of bounced cheques ...

Qatar Chamber delegation briefed on investment opportunities in Lusail’s Commercial Boulevard

Qatar Chamber delegation briefed on investment opportunities in Lusail’s Commercial Boulevard

A delegation from Qatar Chamber was part of a two-day field tour of the Lusail Commercial Boulevard project, which aims promote the investment opportunities available for Qatari and foreign investors.

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