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Qatar shares edge lower to settle below 9,200 on banks, industrials

Qatar shares edge lower to settle below 9,200 on banks, industrials

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday lost 72 points to settle below 9,200 levels, mainly dragged by banks and industrials equities.

Banks ‘key enablers’ to successful restart of local economy: QIB chief

Banks ‘key enablers’ to successful restart of local economy: QIB chief

Banks in Qatar are acting as key enablers for the successful restart of the local economy, supported by the Governments’ stimulus programme and QCB’s initiatives, says QIB chief executive officer Bassel Gamal.

Qatar banks post more than 9% jump in total assets in March: QCB

Qatar banks post more than 9% jump in total assets in March: QCB

The credit line of Qatar's commercial banks, especially for the private sector, appears to be strong, thus helping in a more than 9% year-on-year growth in their total assets in March 2020 ...

Indian property slump leaves beleaguered banks exposed

Indian property slump leaves beleaguered banks exposed

India might have thought the worst of a bad loans crisis was past, but a severe cash crunch in the real estate industry could augur fresh strife for its banks.

SME accounts surpass general credit accounts in Qatar banks in 2018: QCB

SME accounts surpass general credit accounts in Qatar banks in 2018: QCB

The number of credit accounts opened by "small business and individuals" bettered all credit accounts opened by Qatar's banking sector last year, a Qatar Central Bank report has shown.

QCB announces Eid holidays for banks

QCB announces Eid holidays for banks

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has announced that Eid al-Adha holidays for all banks operating in the country will start on Sunday, August 11.

Eid holidays for banks and financial institutions

Eid holidays for banks and financial institutions

Banks and financial institutions will have their Eid al-Fitr holidays for three working days from June 4, and will resume normal operations ...

QCB’s prudent monetary policy helps Qatar banks stay healthy: Al-Shaibei

QCB’s prudent monetary policy helps Qatar banks stay healthy: Al-Shaibei

Qatari banks have been able to maintain a very healthy balance sheet in the first quarter, thanks to the Qatar Central Bank’s (QCB) prudent monetary policy and the overall growth momentum in the country ...

Turkey gives banks $3.7bn lending boost to spur growth

Turkey gives banks $3.7bn lending boost to spur growth

Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund bolstered the capital ratios of five state-owned banks by €3.3bn ($3.7bn) in a bid to keep credit flowing in the economy.

Qatar sues Luxembourg, UAE, Saudi banks in forex manipulation case

Qatar sues Luxembourg, UAE, Saudi banks in forex manipulation case

Qatar said on Monday it has filed three lawsuits in London and New York against two Saudi and UAE banks, and the Luxembourg-based Banque Havilland for allegedly plotting to undermine its currency and bonds.

India government asked banks to save Jet Airways, avoid bankruptcy: sources

India government asked banks to save Jet Airways, avoid bankruptcy: sources

India's government has asked state-run banks to rescue privately held Jet Airways without pushing it into bankruptcy, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to avert thousands of job losses ...

QCB not to interfere in local banks' merger talks: Governor

QCB not to interfere in local banks' merger talks: Governor

Qatar Central Bank will not “interfere” in the negotiations between local banks for their possible merger, said HE the QCB Governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud.