10 November 2012
QNB, the leading Bank in Qatar and the MENA region, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Qatar Society for the Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs to train and develop people with...
10 November 2012
The new term in office for President Obama could be even trickier than the previous one from an economic perspective, according to QNB Group analysis. The previous term started in the midst of the...
08 November 2012
Dun & Bradstreet South Asia Middle East Ltd (D&B) in association with Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority released the D&B Business Optimism Index for Qatar for Q4 2012. Background to...
08 November 2012
QNB Group announced the successful completion of a bond issuance under its Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) Program in the international capital markets. Under this program, a US$1.0 billion tranche was...
04 November 2012
The Financial Times (FT) recently released its list of the top 500 global companies by market capitalisation as at end-September 2012. The total market capitalisation of the top 500 companies...
03 November 2012
The International Bank of Qatar IBQ marks this month its 56th anniversary, commemorating five decades of steadfast commitment to providing the country and its community with excellence in service and...
01 November 2012
Qatari banks are bulking up to play a role in funding the country’s massive infrastructure expansion. But in a country which is already overbanked by some measures, they may risk becoming too big....
30 October 2012
Credit Suisse Group and a unit of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Gulf state’s sovereign wealth fund, plan to start an asset-management joint venture, Bloomberg reported. The Doha-based...
30 October 2012
The UK’s regulatory body has given approval to Qatar Holding for buying a controlling stake in Harrods Bank, the private banking arm of the luxury department store. The investment fund of Qatar has...
29 October 2012
Doha Bank, Qatar's fifth-largest bank by market value, is considering selling shares in London as part of a plan to boost capital by up to $1.6bn in 2013, four banking sources said. The lender, part-...
29 October 2012
An estimated QR4bn ($1.1bn) worth of cash is believed to have been withdrawn from the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) of banks since the Eid Al Adha holidays began. Banking industry sources say the...
25 October 2012
Qatar is considering acquiring significant stake in a number of European investment banks reeling under the impact of economic recession and negotiations are already underway with seven such banks, a...

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