09 February 2019
The US Federal Reserve, widely known as simply ‘the Fed,’ surprised the market over the 29-30 January meeting of its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) by delivering a dovish message that clearly...
25 May 2018
Qatar has ranked fifth in economic performance, according to the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2018, annually published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Qatar was...
29 May 2016
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) surprised financial markets last week. The minutes of its April rate-setting meeting indicated a significant likelihood of an interest rate increase in June, to the...
07 May 2016
The US economy grew by only 0.5% on an annualised basis in the first quarter of 2016, according to official estimates released last week. This represents a continuation of the slowdown witnessed in...
12 September 2015
The meeting of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) on 16-17 September 2015 is promising to be a landmark meeting, even by the Fed’s recent high-profile standards. Having kept interest rates at near-zero for...
04 August 2015
An in-depth analysis by Palestine for a New Beginning (PNB) and regional social initiative Silatech has produced an interactive map designed to help enable more effective interaction between...
31 May 2015
Qatar ranked (13) out of (61) mostly high income countries in the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Yearbook 2015. This year’s assessment confirms Qatar’s...
24 May 2015
The Euro Area is embarking on a recovery that is likely to be sustained by four strong tailwinds. Euro Area GDP grew by 1.6% on annualised basis in the first quarter of 2015. This represents an...
21 May 2014
Qatar ranked (19) out of (60) countries mostly high income countries in the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014. Despite a lower rank than...
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