06 October 2013
The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) is proposing legislative enhancements in three important areas of the QFC Legal Environment for which the QFC Authority is responsible for and has...
05 October 2013
Qatar’s population was 1.83 million by 2012-end, having surged in the past nine months by over 200,000, to 2.035 million by September 30 this year. The rate of growth has been in double digits — more...
03 October 2013
The passports of seven Arab or Muslim states are among the 10 worst in the world in terms of free access to other countries, according to a recently published Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions...
02 October 2013
It was announced here today that the “Qatar Holding”, the investment arm of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has signed an agreement with NYSE Euronext whereby it purchased NYSE Euronext’s 12-percent...
30 September 2013
The latest Global Financial Centres Index, GFCI 14, covering 80 financial centres is published today by the London based Z/Yen Group. The index ranks Qatar as the top financial centre in the Middle...
29 September 2013
Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) has released the preliminary estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant and current prices for the second quarter (Q2) of 2013. The...
20 September 2013
An official source at the Ministry of Finance said the ministry respects the decision of the Egyptian government (the governor of the central bank) to return $2bn deposit. During the past two weeks,...
17 September 2013
The Qatar Exchange is pleased to announce enhancements to  data services provided through its website. Real-time updates to the orderbook of each QE listed stock are currently available via the...
16 September 2013
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics has released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for August 2013, which stayed at the previous month’s level of 114.5, showing no change when compared...
12 September 2013
The MEED Qatar Banking Summit was told that new capital market regulations including plans to launch a second market on the Qatar Exchange could double the number of listed companies in the next five...
12 September 2013
In October significant delegation from Qatar is arriving at Kazan in order to take part in KazanSummit 2013, to get acquainted with Tatarstan investment projects and to strengthen Russian-Qatari...
11 September 2013
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics has released preliminary figures of the value of exports, re-exports and imports for July 2013. A short analysis of the data is given below: - In...

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