09 June 2020
Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has affirmed the long-term deposit rating of Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) at “A1”, with a “stable” outlook. Moody’s, one of the top international rating agencies in...
28 May 2017
Moody's Investors Service downgraded Qatar's credit rating by one notch on Friday, citing increasing external debt and uncertainty over the sustainability of the country's growth model over the next...
03 August 2016
QIIB announced Tuesday the issuance of a QR1bn sukuk within the first tranche of the bank's capital boost through a local issue. This is the first issue by the bank within the capital boosting tools...
12 December 2015
While lower oil prices will negatively affect Qatar's government revenues, large financial assets provide a sizeable buffer, according to Moody's Investors Service in a new report. The ratings agency...
05 December 2015
Qatar's Barwa Bank has listed a $2 billion Islamic bonds programme on the Irish Stock Exchange, taking the lender a step closer to tapping the sukuk market for the first time. Rating agencies Moody's...
31 August 2015
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Qatars long-term foreign currency sovereign rating at "AA", the third highest on the rating scale, with a stable outlook. This means that Qatar is among a select group of...
21 July 2015
With the Qatar Central Bank ( QCB ) stipulating banks to set the loan-to-deposit ratio to 100%, starting from 2017, the sector may witness some pressure on lending capacity and intensified...
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