12 November 2012
Ninety one per cent of Middle East high net worth individuals (HNWIs) agree that viewing failure positively is essential for an economy to grow, in comparison to 74% globally. Compared to those in...
09 November 2012
Public sector pay increases are making it more difficult for private sector firms to attract new Qatari talent, according to a new report. A Qatar National Bank study said pay, working hours and job...
09 November 2012
Qatar and Algeria and have signed an agreement on the creation of a joint venture for the construction of a steel complex in Bellara (Jijel, 659-km east of Algiers) which is expected to produce five...
30 October 2012
According to a report by the Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA), unemployment in the country has dropped by 22.8% over the past 10 years, but the gender gap in terms of average wages increased...
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...
28 October 2012
Qatar has become the most expensive construction market in the Gulf in terms of raw materials costs, according to new research published on Tuesday. In its Q3 Construction Costs & Outlook Report...
28 October 2012
Long an underwhelming alsoran of European soccer, underloved by almost everyone but the French, France’s top league has entered what seems a new era, one of eye-popping salaries and international...
26 October 2012
Amwal QSC, a Qatari investment firm  is launching its asset management and investment advisory services at the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), through Amwal LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary licensed by...
26 October 2012
German luxury car maker Porsche, in which Qatar holds a 10 percent stake, has reported a near-23 percent increase in earnings in the first nine months of 2012. It said surging demand in leading...
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...
22 October 2012
QDB’s Qatar Export Development Agency, Tasdeer, is pressing ahead with preparations for the upcoming international building and construction show, “Big 5”, in Dubai, UAE. The award-winning SME...

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