IATA downgraded its traffic forecast for the Middle East for 2020 and said it expected to see only 60mn travellers in the region this year compared to 203mn in 2019.
Risk-free travel is just a myth. No travel is completely risk-free. But reliable studies have pointed to low incidence of inflight Covid-19 transmission, dispelling theories that flight cabins are highly unsafe for travel during the pandemic.
The central banks across various jurisdictions are increasingly looking at digital currencies (CBDCs) as an option; even as they are carefully considering the potential challenges and implication on the financial and monetary systems, according to panellists at the World Alliance of International Fi
In 2020, global bond issuances were at $4.8tn. The Federal Republic of Germany and the European Investment Bank were the key issuers in 2020.
An across the board selling – notably in consumer goods, industrials and real estate sectors – on Wednesday dragged the Qatar Stock Exchange more than 50 points and its key index settled below 10,000 levels.
Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool) signed a contract for the construction of its 5th cooling plant in Qatar with Gulf Contracting Company (GCC).
General Motors Co showed its much-anticipated battery-powered Hummer pickup in an online video, spearheading the automaker’s renewed push into the electric-vehicle market.
The Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar) has signed an agreement with New York Stock Exchange-listed Palantir Technologies, a world renowned American software company specialising in big data analytics.
In August of 1994, trading was halted for 40 minutes on the Nasdaq after a squirrel chewed through a power line and the exchange’s backup power system failed to kick in.
Asian markets rose yesterday on signs US lawmakers are edging towards agreeing a new stimulus package for the struggling economy, while hopes for a vaccine helped temper worries about surging virus infections around the world.
Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman participated in a webinar hosted yesterday by the European University. The webinar carried the theme ‘A Modern-Day Catalyst for Change: Navigating Business, Trade, and Interaction Post Pandemic’.