13 October 2014
EY has launched the ‘Growth drivers’ report which identifies the four biggest drivers of policy, common across the GCC states. Nationalization, diversification, global positioning and stability are...
13 October 2014
Mubasher Trade Research  Qatar’s aggregate earnings (based on 12 companies) are expected to grow +13% YoY (+3% QoQ) to QAR7.1bn in CQ3 2014, led by Financials (+15% YoY, 60% of growth) and Telecom...
11 October 2014
Qatar has underlined the importance of the multilateral framework in addressing disarmament and non-proliferation and renewed its commitment to co-operate with efforts to strengthen global peace and...
11 October 2014
Qatar has allocated $7.2bn to education, which is up 7.3% over the previous year; while the Gulf region as a whole is expected to spend more than $90bn on education-related construction projects by...
10 October 2014
Doha has made it one of the 14 official finalists through to the last round of the New7Wonders Cities global campaign, said The Peninsula.   The 7 Official New7Wonders Cities will be declared on...
08 October 2014
Qatar has achieved one of the highest growth rates for GDP (just over 6.5 per cent) among the GCC countries – a remarkable achievement considering it already has the highest GDP per capita globally,...
07 October 2014
Sharp fall in the price of gold has created high demand for the yellow metal, said The Peninsula. Gold prices have fallen around 31 percent since their peak in 2011. A gramme of 24-carat gold is...
06 October 2014
Construction and real estate-related investments remain strong as Qatar continues to build a steady momentum in its infrastructure preparations related to the FIFA World Cup in 2022, according to a...
06 October 2014
The number of firms licensed by Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) reached 200 at the end of September 2014, registering a growth of 20 percent compared to the number of firms registered at the close of...
05 October 2014
Goats from Sudan were, for example, commanding high prices, normally ranging from QR2,000 to QR2,200, in the livestock market here yesterday, said The Peninsula. Smaller goats were, on the other hand...
03 October 2014
Qatar Stock Exchange index gained 72.35 points (+0.53%) ahead of Eid Al Adha holidays when the bourse closed trading at 13,830.90 points here Thursday. The trading value increased to QR 615.899...
01 October 2014
A rise in disposable income and the popularity of high-end confectionery among middle-class consumers are driving demand across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s burgeoning sweets and...

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