02 September 2011
Driven by increased LNG sales, Qatar’s real GDP growth is expected to be the world’s highest of 19.5% this year, Deutsche Bank has said in a report. Next year’s projected growth rate of 7.5% in real...
31 August 2011
Local banks and financial institutions have geared up to meet customers’ requirements when they will be closed for five consecutive days from Tuesday in view of Eid al-Fitr and the weekend...
30 August 2011
The Qatar Exchange saw sustained bullish momentum for the third day as its key index surpassed the 8,300 mark on Sunday mainly supported by large and mid cap equities. Domestic institutions and...
29 August 2011
QNB Group announced that it plans to develop a Euro Medium Term Note Program (EMTN Program) with a total amount of USD7.5 billion. The proceeds from this program will be utilized in the Bank’s normal...
29 August 2011
Rajat Sapra was appointed by Standard Chartered as the new head of Global Markets and co-head of Wholesale Banking in Qatar. Sapra was previously responsible for the bank’s capital markets business...
29 August 2011
HSBC Bank Middle East has been named as the Best Corporate / Institutional Internet Bank in Qatar for the second year in a row, by Global Finance - a renowned international finance magazine. Winners...
28 August 2011
Greece's second and third largest banks, Eurobank and Alpha Bank, are set to announce on Monday a merger deal to better cope with a severe sovereign debt crisis and recession, banking sources said on...
26 August 2011
Al Khalij Holding said its net profit rose marginally against last year after selling more cement and gaining more from various investments. The Qatar company, which produces, imports and exports...
26 August 2011
Foreigners having investments in Qatar but not based here, and companies doing projects and operating here temporarily are now allowed to open bank accounts and carry out banking transactions. The...
25 August 2011
Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) QSC, in its on-going commitment to local and international initiatives of the Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Al-Thani’s Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF),...
24 August 2011
The global credit rating agency ‘Fitch Ratings’ has affirmed Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) long-term issuer default rating (IDR) at ‘A’ with a Stable Outlook and Viability Rating (VR) at ‘bbb’. Fitch...
23 August 2011
IBQ announced that the fourth season of its annual IBQ Summer Internship Programme which is open to high-school students and undergraduates has witnessed considerable success so far this year. The...

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