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Uptick in Qatar’s real estate demand on more market opportunities, says KPMG

Uptick in Qatar’s real estate demand on more market opportunities, says KPMG

Qatar is seeing an uptick in real estate demand in view of the lifting of blockade, positive regulatory changes, possibility of organised real estate concepts such as REITs, KPMG has said in a report.

Qatar’s real estate decline ‘much softer’ in H1 than same period last year: KPMG

Qatar’s real estate decline ‘much softer’ in H1 than same period last year: KPMG

The decline in Qatar’s real estate has been “much softer” in H1 than the decline witnessed over the same period in 2019, KPMG has said in a recent report.

CEOs in Qatar have ‘high levels of confidence’ in country’s growth prospects: KPMG

CEOs in Qatar have ‘high levels of confidence’ in country’s growth prospects: KPMG

CEOs in Qatar have high levels of confidence in the growth prospects for the country, according to country senior partner at KPMG in Qatar.

Green banking can transform sector; sustainability-driven strategies important: KPMG

Green banking can transform sector; sustainability-driven strategies important: KPMG

Green banking will transform the banking market and the integration of environmental and social considerations into product design is only a matter of time, KPMG said ...

Qatar banks investing in AI-powered protections to filter malware, phishing threats: KPMG

Qatar banks investing in AI-powered protections to filter malware, phishing threats: KPMG

Banks in Qatar are starting to invest in artificial intelligence-powered protections to filter malware and phishing threats as they are considered to be at the forefront of all businesses in terms of e-services ...

Qatar’s expected fintech regulations to enhance digital banking ecosystem: KPMG

Qatar’s expected fintech regulations to enhance digital banking ecosystem: KPMG

Qatar’s expected introduction of key fintech regulations will “further facilitate the buildup” of the digital banking ecosystem, KPMG has said in a report.

Rising affordability, business-friendly government initiatives can help Qatar’s real estate sector: KPMG

Rising affordability, business-friendly government initiatives can help Qatar’s real estate sector: KPMG

Qatar needs to follow a prudent real estate credit policy by sticking to the fundamentals of credit allocation, especially in light of the “softening” in the real estate market, KPMG has said in a report.

Qatar’s advanced infrastructure, 5G introduction offer 'great' opportunities for service providers: KPMG

Qatar’s advanced infrastructure, 5G introduction offer 'great' opportunities for service providers: KPMG

Qatar’s advanced infrastructure and the introduction of 5G constitute “great” opportunities for service providers to play a major role in establishing the digital economy and ensure business continuity ...

Qatar real estate market may shift towards 'better value proposition and affordability', says KPMG

Qatar real estate market may shift towards 'better value proposition and affordability', says KPMG

Qatar’s real estate market is likely to shift further towards “better value proposition and affordability” due to decline in rentals because of the socio-economic impact of Covid-19, a new report has shown.

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

Deflation in major economies like the US and Europe provides a unique opportunity for Qatar’s oil and gas industry to raise funds at cheaper interest rates to finance capital expansion plans, a new report has shown.

Business sentiment less adverse in Qatar firms: KPMG

Business sentiment less adverse in Qatar firms: KPMG

Despite Covid-19, the business sentiment has been less adverse in the local companies, as reflected in the (performance of) the Qatar Stock Exchange vis-a-vis other markets, according to KPMG Qatar ...

Qatar real estate market slowly entering stabilisation mode: KPMG

Qatar real estate market slowly entering stabilisation mode: KPMG

Rental level in the country’s commercial office segment fell by about 30% since 2016 due to the increasing supply of commercial office spaces coupled with weakened demand, KPMG in Qatar has said in a report.