11 February 2018
Global markets for higher risk asset classes, such as equities, corporate bonds and emerging market government bonds, have sold off sharply in recent days in the face of rising developed market...
21 October 2016
Qatar's central bank sold 1.5 billion riyals ($412 million) of government bonds this week in its third domestic bond sale this year, the central bank said on Thursday.  It sold 500 million riyals of...
13 August 2016
As expected, the Bank of England (BoE) delivered a significant dose of monetary stimulus at its latest meeting on 4 August 2016. The stimulus package involved a 25 basis point (bp) cut to the policy...
11 March 2016
As debt issuances in the GCC are moving in an upward trajectory amid prolonged low oil price regime, Qatar’s gross debt, including sovereign and corporate, during 2015 stood at $19.09bn. Total...
20 February 2016
In response to the global financial crisis of 2008 and its aftermath, central banks around the world have implemented ever easier monetary policy. Initially, a number of central banks cut policy...
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...
17 October 2014
The Qatar Central Bank's (QCB) active liquidity management initiatives have helped absorb QR16bn liquidity from the country's financial system last year, through the issuance of T-bonds, said The...
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