15 June 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) is struggling to achieve its inflation target of less than but close to 2%. It disappointed markets by only extending its “forward guidance” by 6 months, promising not...
16 March 2019
Commercial Bank has announced a launch of special offers on Personal Loans and Vehicle Loans for the Bank’s customers. The aim of the campaign is to help customers with their financial planning for...
06 October 2018
The US Federal Reserve, widely known as simply ‘the Fed’, duly hiked short-term interest rates by 25bp for the third time this year following its 26-27th September meeting. The decision comes despite...
04 August 2018
Japan may have been usurped by China as the world’s second largest economy some years ago, but it remains of critical importance to global economy. For starters, it still accounts for a substantial 4...
22 January 2017
Since the taper tantrum of 2013, capital flows to emerging markets (EMs) have deteriorated. In 2016, EM capital flows did recover slightly but they remained well below their post-financial crisis...
15 December 2016
Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has announced an increase in the interest rates.  QMR Lending (QMRL) rate rose from 4.50% to 4.75%, and QMR Deposit (QMRD) rate rose from 0.75% to 1%, effective as of the...
11 November 2016
Stock markets in Dubai and Qatar recovered from the shock of a Donald Trump presidency in early trade on Thursday, mirroring global bourses, while Saudi Arabia’s index rose above minor technical...
31 October 2016
Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, today has reported its financial results for the first nine months ending 30th September 2016. Key highlights [9M 2016 vs 9M 2015]:...
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...
27 February 2016
The British Prime Minister called for a referendum on leaving the European Union (EU) to be held on 23 June. The accession to the EU in 1973 has benefited the UK through freer trade, inflow of...
04 December 2015
HE Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada (pictured) has left for the Austrian capital, Vienna, to attend the 168th meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting...
21 November 2015
Commercial Bank, Qatar’s first private bank, has announced a range of generous rates on loans only for Qatari Nationals in celebration of Qatar National Day and a free gift voucher worth QAR 2,000...

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