14 January 2018
The First Investor (“TFI”) Qatar, a subsidiary of Barwa Bank Group and the leading Qatari closed shareholding investment banking firm, lands on another acquisition of a prestigious new office...
17 October 2017
QNB, the leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, was distinguished as “Best Bank in Qatar 2017” by the Global Finance magazine, in an award ceremony held recently in Washington  ...
26 August 2017
Japan is enjoying one of its longest growth streaks after decades of economic malaise. Earlier this month, the release of Q2 GDP data revealed that growth rose to 4.0% on a quarter over quarter...
02 February 2017
Qatar National Bank, Qatar’s largest bank by assets, entered the survey for the first time securing 441th place with a brand value of $3.8bn. The company’s brand value rose 56% year-on-year driven by...
29 December 2016
Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) will open subscriptions for a 1.5 billion riyals ($412 million) rights issue on Jan. 8, the Gulf state's third-largest lender by assets said on Thursday. The...
23 December 2016
Emerging governments and companies have raised close to $450 billion on global bond markets in 2016, with sovereign sales hitting record highs, and issuance next year will likely be robust as...
22 October 2016
The State Cabinet in its weekly meeting yesterday approved the draft law organising investment of non-Qatari capital in the economic activity. The draft law is to replace Law No. 13 of 2000...
13 July 2016
QNB Group, the leading bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. For the first half of 2016, Net Profit reached QAR6.2 billion, (...
11 June 2016
Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is set to buy a major stake in Irish telecoms firm Eir, the Irish Times reported on Thursday, in a move that would likely support its plans to hold off from a stock...
02 December 2015
Islamic banking assets of commercial banks based in Qatar, Indonesia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey (denoted as QISMUT) are set to exceed $801b in...
20 August 2015
Ooredoo today reported strong demand for its updated Tetra Automatic Vehicle Location service, which was upgraded at the start of summer, as more companies in Qatar to look to track the rising volume...
01 November 2014
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) decided in its latest meeting on October 29 to draw the curtains on one of the most remarkable experiments of monetary policy. By stopping its monthly purchases of assets...

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