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QSE stock split takes effect today, to attract more retail investors into market

QSE stock split takes effect today, to attract more retail investors into market

Companies listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange will implement stock split from Sunday, beginning with Commercial Bank and Qatar First Bank, a move that ought to attract more retail investors into the market.

Qatar shares close flat as local retail investors turn bearish

Qatar shares close flat as local retail investors turn bearish

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week largely flat as buying interests in the insurance, industrials and real estate segments was contained by strong selling pressure at the telecom ...

Qatar shares edge up on bullish Gulf funds, local retail investors

Qatar shares edge up on bullish Gulf funds, local retail investors

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday witnessed intermittent gyrations, with it breaking 9,900 levels twice intraday, but overall it settled below that level.

QSE retreats on selling pressure from local retail investors

QSE retreats on selling pressure from local retail investors

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday retreated below 10,400 levels, mainly dragged by increased selling pressure from local retail investors and bearish outlook of non-Qatari individuals.

QNB posts 4% gain in Q1 profit to QR3.6bn

QNB posts 4% gain in Q1 profit to QR3.6bn

QNB, one of the leading banks in the Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia, has reported a 4% increase year-on-year in net profit to QR3.6bn in the first three months of this year.

Wall Street investors to focus on dovish Fed and lower rates

Wall Street investors to focus on dovish Fed and lower rates

Investors will focus on falling profits, a more dovish Federal Reserve and lower interest rates as major US banks kick off what analysts expect to be the first quarter of contracting corporate earnings since 2016.

QIIB shareholders approve foreign ownership limit increase up to 49%

QIIB shareholders approve foreign ownership limit increase up to 49%

At their extraordinary general assembly held on Sunday QIIB shareholders have approved the bank’s board of directors’ recommendation to allow the ownership of foreign investors ...

Law regulating investment of non-Qatari capital to facilitate foreign investors’ market access: MoCI

Law regulating investment of non-Qatari capital to facilitate foreign investors’ market access: MoCI

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has highlighted the main provisions of the Law No. 1 of 2019 regulating the Investment of non-Qatari Capital in economic activity ...

Asia markets tumble as dealers buffeted by negative issues

Asia markets tumble as dealers buffeted by negative issues

Asian markets sank Monday as investors juggle a number of negative issues that have fuelled worries about the global outlook.

Local retail investors’ increased net selling drags QSE

Local retail investors’ increased net selling drags QSE

Strong selling — especially within telecom, insurance and consumer goods — resulted in the Qatar Stock Exchange sinking below 10,200 levels on Wednesday.

Turkish lira firms ahead of economic plan announcement

Turkish lira firms ahead of economic plan announcement

Finance Minister Berat Albayrak has promised "realistic macro targets" and "right action plans" in the three-year programme to 2021.

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

Investors took Volkswagen to court on Monday to seek 9.2 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in compensation for the hit to the carmaker's share price from its diesel emissions scandal ...