09 September 2013
Qatar remains the most expensive country to build in across the Middle East according the 2013 International Construction Costs Report released today by global built asset consultancy EC Harris. The...
09 September 2013
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority today published its first annual MENA Reinsurance Barometer. The survey builds on the GCC Reinsurance Barometer, first released in 2011. 38 international...
08 September 2013
Reactions, Financial intelligence for the global insurance market Qatar – An aspiring regional reinsurance HUB Interview with Shashank Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Qatar...
07 September 2013
 The 2013-14 Global Competitiveness Report's index, that placed Switzerland at the top of the ranking, ranked Qatar 13th on the global list, while the UAE stood at 19th. Saudi Arabia fell two places...
02 September 2013
EC Harris, the leading property and infrastructure consultancy, is today publishing a landmark global study which provides fresh insight into the current and future prosperity of nations across the...
29 August 2013
The Business Year talks to Shashank Srivastava, CEO and Board Member at the Qatar Financial Centre Authority, on the role and ambitions of the institution: The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) was set up...
28 August 2013
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics has released preliminary figures of the value of exports, re-exports and imports for June 2013. A short analysis of the data is given below: - In...
27 August 2013
Domestic institutions resorted to heavy profit-booking to drag the Qatar Exchange for the second day yesterday and its key index retreated below the 10,000 mark for the first time in four days. ...
27 August 2013
Thanks to Qatar's rising wealth, the average monthly salary has gone up by more than 20 percent in the past 15 months. The average was QR10,000 ($2,746) for men in the second quarter of this year and...
26 August 2013
The growth of the insurance markets within the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will continue, albeit at a reduced pace, as economic growth remains relatively modest in 2013, according...
24 August 2013
More than 70 percent of jobless Qataris refuse to work in the private sector, according to a new survey. The Government second-quarter labour force sample survey found the reluctance to work for...
24 August 2013
Stock markets in Qatar and the United Arab rose to new multi-year highs on Thursday despite a sell-off in emerging markets around the world, as retail investors in the Gulf bought selected stocks...

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