15 September 2011
Qatar's shariah-compliant investment firm Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) hopes to close a private equity deal before year-end as it rides out the global markets turbulence and navigates regional...
14 September 2011
Qatar National Bank SAQ, the Gulf country's biggest bank by assets, may raise about a $1 billion from a bond sale as it seeks longer-term money to fund growth. The state-controlled lender said Aug....
12 September 2011
A joint workshop between the World Bank and Egmont Group on "Statistical Analysis Course" began here Monday. The four-day workshop, hosted by Qatar Financial Information Unit, aims at exchanging...
12 September 2011
Howard Kitson, Country Head of Mashreq Qatar, handed over a prize of 4 MashreqMillionaire certificates worth QAR 1000 each, at the first ever Lawn Bowl tournament held in the Middle East.  The...
10 September 2011
Banking regulator Qatar Central Bank (QCB) says it has no plans to instruct banks to raise the upper limit on lending to nationals in view of the recent hike in the salaries of Qatari government...
09 September 2011
Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB), Qatar’s independent Islamic investment bank, announced its sponsorship of, and participation in the MENA Private Equity Business Summit 2011, which will be held...
08 September 2011
High-level departures from Credit Suisse in Dubai are part of an overall reduction to the Swiss bank’s Middle East investment-banking operation, according to a source familiar with the matter. At...
07 September 2011
Commercialbank announces the launch of a loan repayment holiday offer of up to 6 months for all new personal and vehicle loan customers, holding salaried accounts at the Bank. For the first time ever...
06 September 2011
QNB has been awarded the BS 25999-2:2007 standard for its Business Continuity Management (BCM) practices, covering its Qatar operations. The BS 25999-2:2007 standard is a global standard for Business...
05 September 2011
As part of its efforts to provide easy access and convenience to customers, the leading bank inQatar, QNB, has installed more ATMs across the country, further extending the largest ATM network in...
05 September 2011
Doha Bank expects its plan to foray into India is likely to materialise soon. The Qatar-based lender has been waiting for six years seeking approval from the Reserve Bank of India. In an interview...
03 September 2011
Some economic indicators are suggesting that the US may be nearing a recession, or have already entered one. This has contributed to falls in stockmarkets. However, the signs of recession are...

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