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Former Bhushan Steel MD arrested in India over alleged fraud

Former Bhushan Steel MD arrested in India over alleged fraud

It is fairly rare for influential industrialists or corporate leaders to be arrested over fraud allegations in India.

QSE remains bullish on institutional investors' buy support

QSE remains bullish on institutional investors' buy support

Institutional investors were increasingly net buyers as the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) displayed strong bullish sentiments this week.

QSE retreats on increased profit booking by foreign institutions

QSE retreats on increased profit booking by foreign institutions

The Qatar Stock Exchange was back in the negative trajectory to retreat below 9,000 points mainly on increased profit booking by foreign institutions.

Local retail investors help QSE surpass 9,000 mark

Local retail investors help QSE surpass 9,000 mark

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week strong to surpass 9,000 points, mainly on the back of buying interests of local retail investors.

Eid al-Fitr holidays for banks from June 17 to 19

Eid al-Fitr holidays for banks from June 17 to 19

These institutions will resume normal operations on Wednesday, June 20, sources said.

Swiss voters reject total overhaul of monetary system

Swiss voters reject total overhaul of monetary system

Voters decided on Sunday that Switzerland should not become the world's first country to wrest control from its banks in a sweeping monetary reform.

Fugitive veteran bank robber arrested in Spain

Fugitive veteran bank robber arrested in Spain

The man, who the authorities believe has been robbing banks for over 35 years, was arrested at a hotel in Getafe, a southern Madrid suburb.

Profit booking drives down Qatar share index

Profit booking drives down Qatar share index

Domestic and foreign funds’ sustained profit booking on Wednesday drove Qatar Stock Exchange down below 9,000 levels.

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies

Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ongoing debate over how best to regulate the technology.

Qatar’s private sector credit growth set to increase

Qatar’s private sector credit growth set to increase

The government and state-linked companies have long been the mainstay of credit growth and will continue to be, especially as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Suspected mastermind of $1bn bank hacks arrested in Spain

Suspected mastermind of $1bn bank hacks arrested in Spain

The person suspected of being behind malware attacks known as "Carbanak" and "Cobalt" was arrested in Alicante, a port city on the south east coast of Spain.

Foreign institutions’ strong profit booking drives market down

Foreign institutions’ strong profit booking drives market down

The Qatar Stock Exchange lost a sizeable 366 points in its key barometer and QR20bn in capitalisation as dividend woes had cast its spell this week.