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Covid-19: Sound financials, govt support said to help Qatar banks weather impact

Covid-19: Sound financials, govt support said to help Qatar banks weather impact

Sound financials and government's willingness to support the sector and economy help the banking system in Qatar to weather the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

QCB announces Eid al-Fitr holiday

QCB announces Eid al-Fitr holiday

Qatar Central Bank announced Tuesday that the Eid al-Fitr holiday for the current year for all financial institutions in the country (banks, exchange houses, insurance companies, finance

QCB issues QR600mn treasury bills for May

QCB issues QR600mn treasury bills for May

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) issued on Tuesday treasury bills for three, six and nine months for May with a value of QR600mn.

Qatar's commercial banks' domestic credit grows more than 14% in March

Qatar's commercial banks' domestic credit grows more than 14% in March

The key segments in Doha's private sector, especially trading, services, industrial manufacturing and heavy industry, got strong financial backing,

QDB launches National Guarantee Programme to back private firms

QDB launches National Guarantee Programme to back private firms

The Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has launched the National Guarantee Programme that provides guarantees to local banks to grant interest-free loans to private companies affected by the Covid-19.

Qatar Central Bank lowers interest rates

Qatar Central Bank lowers interest rates

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) announced on Monday that it reduced its deposit rate (QCBDR) by 50 bps to 1.00%, lending rate (QCBLR) by 100bps to 2.50% ...

Credit to trade and services sectors outpace overall domestic loan growth in Jan

Credit to trade and services sectors outpace overall domestic loan growth in Jan

The year 2020 began on a sound note especially for trade and services as credit to those sectors considerably outpaced the overall domestic loan growth in Doha's commercial banks in January, according to the Qatar Central Bank data.

Qatar Central Bank lowers interest rates

Qatar Central Bank lowers interest rates

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) on Wednesday cut the deposit rate (QCBDR), lending rate (QCBLR) and the repurchase rate (repo) by 50, 75 and 50 basis points respectively.

Robust growth in loans help Qatar commercial banks post 12.13% jump in domestic credit: QCB

Robust growth in loans help Qatar commercial banks post 12.13% jump in domestic credit: QCB

Robust growth in loans, especially to trading and services, helped commercial banks in Qatar to witness a 12.13% year-on-year expansion in domestic credit at the end of December 2019

QCB asks banks to strengthen KYC norms to fight financial crimes

QCB asks banks to strengthen KYC norms to fight financial crimes

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has asked banks and financial institutions to strengthen their KYC (know-your-customer) norms as part of due diligence to combat all kinds of financial crimes

Qatar strict on fighting money laundering, terror financing

Qatar strict on fighting money laundering, terror financing

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has announced the adoption of the new executive regulations for Law No. (20) of 2019 issuing the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Law,

Qatar Central Bank issues QR600mn treasury bills for December

Qatar Central Bank issues QR600mn treasury bills for December

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) issued on Tuesday treasury bills for three, six and nine months, for the month of December with a value of QR600mn.