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QIB recognised at Asian Banker’s Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards

QIB recognised at Asian Banker’s Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards

Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) best-in-class services have been recognised with three awards from The Asian Banker, a leading international provider of strategic intelligence on the financial services industry.

Kahramaa announces successful financial closure of Siraj-1 power project

Kahramaa announces successful financial closure of Siraj-1 power project

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corp (Kahramaa) has announced the successful financial closure and completion of all financial arrangements with the international financers ...

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services secures more than QR2mn in funding

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services secures more than QR2mn in funding

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services, has successfully secured more than QR2mn in grants and funding in its first year, having created cwallet, Qatar’s first and only mobile application (app) ...

Qatar’s commerce, financial sectors emerge stronger

Qatar’s commerce, financial sectors emerge stronger

In the three years following the blockade, Qatar has adapted extremely well to the challenges, which positively impacted the country’s overall self-reliance, predominantly its sustainable economy ...

Emerging economies’ financial markets highly volatile due to pandemic concerns

Emerging economies’ financial markets highly volatile due to pandemic concerns

According to the IMF's April 2020 outlook, the Chinese economy is expected to grow by 1.2% in 2020. The Chinese yuan was above 7 against the US dollar and has weakened by more than 2% this year.

Govt's financial package announcement lifts QSE above 8,400 levels

Govt's financial package announcement lifts QSE above 8,400 levels

The government's proposed financial package on Monday substantially lifted sentiments on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), whose key index rose above 8,400 levels.

Shura Council's financial affairs committee meets

Shura Council's financial affairs committee meets

The Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the Shura Council held a meeting on Tuesday, chaired by its Rapporteur HE Ali bin Abdullatif al-Misnad al-Mohannadi.

Flash mob wreaks havoc in heart of Hong Kong financial district

Flash mob wreaks havoc in heart of Hong Kong financial district

A flash mob sprang up in the heart of Hong Kong's financial centre on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas at a university campus and territory-wide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc ...

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists targeted London's financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catastrophe.

Al-Emadi leads Qatar delegation at GCC financial committee meeting

Al-Emadi leads Qatar delegation at GCC financial committee meeting

A Qatari delegation led by HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi participated in the 110th meeting of the Financial and Economic Co-operation Committee of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) in Muscat.

Qatar financial sector needs to boost competitive edge to ensure sustainable growth: QFC

Qatar financial sector needs to boost competitive edge to ensure sustainable growth: QFC

Doha’s financial sector, whose productivity is already comparatively high and increasing, calls for further strengthening the competitive advantage to ensure sustainable growth ...

QSE rings opening bell to promote financial literacy

QSE rings opening bell to promote financial literacy

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Tuesday held an event at which the opening bell was rang to promote financial literacy and boost financial inclusion in response to a call ...