05 August 2016
Industries Qatar (IQ) announced its financial results for the period ended 30 June, 2016 with net profit of QR 2.0 Billion. The group recorded commendable financial and operational performance across...
24 January 2016
Last week we examined the reasons behind the collapse in financial markets during the first week of the year (China’s devaluation creates spillover risks in some EMs). We determined that the trigger...
16 January 2016
Financial markets have had their worst start to the year for some time. The selloff was broad-based across most equity, fixed income and commodity markets. In the first full trading week, global...
21 December 2015
Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading Islamic Bank, has announced the launch of its first series of Certificates of Deposit. First of its kind in Qatar, QIB’s Certificates of Deposit will be...
13 December 2015
QNB, ‘The Leading Financial Institution in the Middle East and North Africa’, participates with a special booth in Darb Al Saai’s National Day festivities held this year in ‘’Doha tent’’. A large...
06 December 2015
For decades, five countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have kept their currencies pegged to the US dollar. Only Kuwait links its currency to a basket, but even this is believed to be...
21 November 2015
Qatar and other countries in the Middle East that maintain a currency peg to the dollar may be impacted when the US Federal Reserve raises interest rates, says a new report. Qatar and six other...
27 August 2015
The Euro, which has been losing ground to the US dollar, has depreciated by 17 percent against the dollar-pegged Qatari riyal (QR) in the past two years, said The Peninsula. Qatar Central Bank (QCB)...
18 August 2015
The sudden devaluation of the yuan has not affected the interest of top-billed Chinese companies set to participate in Qatar Chamber’s “Made in China” expo slated this December in Doha, an official...
15 August 2015
China surprised markets by devaluing its currency by the most in over two decades. On August 11, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) reduced the daily fix of its currency against the US dollar by 1.9...
21 November 2014
China’s renminbi internationalisation process can be a best opportunity for Qatar to diversify its huge foreign reserves, especially in the event of its growing partnership with the East, said...
14 October 2014
QNB Group has published its Indonesia Economic Insight 2014. The report examines the outlook for the Indonesian economy and the challenges faced by the new Jokowi administration, such as capital...

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