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S&P revises CBQ’s outlook from stable to positive

S&P revises CBQ’s outlook from stable to positive
S&P Global Ratings revises Commercial Bank outlook from stable to positive on Commercial Bank .

Doha Bank wins 'Best Digital Wallet App Qatar 2021'

Doha Bank wins 'Best Digital Wallet App Qatar 2021'
Doha Bank has won the ‘Best Digital Wallet App Qatar 2021’ award for its commitment to provide clients with latest advancements through their wallet App offering.

Qatar stocks surge as cap on foreign ownership removed

Qatar stocks surge as cap on foreign ownership removed
Qatar stocks rose the most in a year after the the news that it allows foreign investors to fully own listed companies, a move that could trigger $1 billion of foreign inflows

Constructive geopolitics is good for Qatar's economy

Constructive geopolitics is good for Qatar's economy
Qatar is well-positioned for economic growth with the country’s progress in vaccination and constructive geopolitics, according to experts

Extended deadline for income tax returns

Extended deadline for income tax returns
The President of the General Tax Authority issued Circular No. 1/2021 extending the period for submitting tax returns for the tax year 2020 for an additional two months.

Qatari banks assets increase in Feb

Qatari banks assets increase in Feb
Total assets of Qatari banks have increased by 0.6 percent month-on-month (MoM) in February, according to a latest report.

Mazaya, QFB to join QE index from April 1

 Mazaya, QFB to join QE index from April 1
Mazaya Real Estate Development and Qatar First Bank (QFB) will replace Aamal and Doha Bank in the QE Index with effect from April 1

Qatari banks net profit is resilient in 2020

Qatari banks net profit is resilient in 2020
The combined results of the eight Qatari banks remained strong despite the impact of COVID-19.

Tap N’ Pay with CB Pay and earn QR10 with every tap

Tap N’ Pay with CB Pay and earn QR10 with every tap
Qatar Commercial Bank has launched “Tap N’ Earn” to encourage CB customers to pay by tapping their mobile phones and earn QAR 10 on every in-store transaction they make.

Qatar banks headed for more mergers

Qatar banks headed for more mergers
Qatar's overbanked system could see more consolidation triggered by pressure on banks' profitability from the coronavirus pandemic.

CBQ Bank recognised as Best Cash Management Bank

CBQ Bank recognised as Best Cash Management Bank
Commercial Bank gets a new award for 2020 from The Asian Banker: The Best Cash Management and Transaction Bank in Qatar award.

Qatar's Q3 real GDP up 5.6 percent quarter-on-quarter

Qatar's Q3 real GDP up 5.6 percent quarter-on-quarter
Qatar’s GDP at constant prices rose 5.6 percent quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2020, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority.

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is looking East

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is looking East
Qatar Investment Authority earlier exposures in China is now paying off. India and Singapore to feature more in Qatar $300b fund's investment picks.

Al Rayan Qatar ETF is drawing investor interest

Al Rayan Qatar ETF is drawing investor interest
Al Rayan Qatar ETF wants to reap dividends from re-opening of borders. Upcoming FIFA World Cup will another factor drawing investor interest in sectors, stocks.

Qatar National Bank assets hit QR 1 trillion

Qatar National Bank assets hit QR 1 trillion
Qatar National Bank QPSC stated that its assets have passed the 1 trillion-riyal ($273.5 billion) mark and it set aside more money in provisions as a "precautionary measure."

First IPO since 2019 helps QLM shares rise 17 percent

First IPO since 2019 helps QLM shares rise 17 percent
The shares of QLM Life & Medical Insurance Co. jumped as they debuted on Qatar's stock exchange.

Qatar's IPI increases 3 percent in October

Qatar's IPI increases 3 percent in October
Qatar’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) for October this year increases 3 percent, Planning and Statistics Authority has stated in their recent report.

QFC CEO: Qatar’s economic recovery looks promising

QFC CEO: Qatar’s economic recovery looks promising
Qatar is leading the economic recovery in the region with a promising outlook for 2021, reflected in the positive projections by the IMF and the World Bank, QFC CEO Jaida says

QIB ties up with Ooredoo - offers personal, car finance

QIB ties up with Ooredoo - offers personal, car finance
Qatar Islamic Bank has announced the launch of promotions in personal finance and car finance in partnership with Ooredoo.

Qatar’s GDP growth of over 2 percent

 Qatar’s  GDP growth of over 2 percent
Qatar’s economy is expected to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 with a GDP growth of 2.2 percent.

Lusail’s high-profile district is open for investors

Lusail’s high-profile district is open for investors
Lusail’s much-anticipated The Seef is now open for Qatari and foreign investors.

QFC to become new frontier in aircraft finance

QFC to become new frontier in aircraft finance
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) showcased its suitability as an aircraft financing and leasing destination during a webinar on 11th November.

Qatar’s economy witnesses strong recovery in Q3

Qatar’s economy witnesses strong recovery in Q3
Qatar's economy seems to have staged a strong recovery in the third quarter of 2020, according to a recent report.

Qatar economy is primed for growth in the years ahead

Qatar economy is primed for growth in the years ahead
Qatar’s economic fundamentals highlight the fact that it is primed for growth in the years ahead, says HSBC regional chief.
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