Gulf Times - Business
Close
Select Section:
Benchmark crude oil futures rebound on Opec+ agreement

Benchmark crude oil futures rebound on Opec+ agreement

Oil Benchmark crude oil futures rebounded last week, with Brent and WTI increasing by around 5% and 3% respectively.

QIA has accelerated investments in technology, says its CEO

QIA has accelerated investments in technology, says its CEO

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has accelerated its investments in technology and is keeping the door open to strategic partnerships for technology investments, its CEO said yesterday.

S&P revises QIB outlook to ‘stable’, affirms ‘A-’ rating

S&P revises QIB outlook to ‘stable’, affirms ‘A-’ rating

International credit rating agency, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has revised the outlook on Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) to ‘stable’ and affirmed the ‘A-/A-2’ issuer credit rating.

More US firms keen to enter Qatari market ‘despite the blockade’

More US firms keen to enter Qatari market ‘despite the blockade’

Qatar’s commitment to its local and international obligations amid an economic blockade has earned the trust of US companies, and has led to an increase in the number of American firms wanting to explore the Qatari market

Libya’s biggest oilfield halts as Opec opts to cut output

Libya’s biggest oilfield halts as Opec opts to cut output

Libya declared a state of force majeure at its largest oil field after an armed group forced a production halt, just days after Opec exempted the country from global crude output cuts.

Fiscal consolidation to slow down across GCC: Fitch Solutions

Fiscal consolidation to slow down across GCC: Fitch Solutions

Fiscal consolidation looks set to slow across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in 2019 as governments focus increasingly on growth-supportive policies, despite oil prices levelling off, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

Hassad invests 20% in Oman's Global Seafood Company

Hassad invests 20% in Oman's Global Seafood Company

Hassad, Qatar’s premier investor in the food sector, is investing 20% in downstream seafood sector 'Global Seafood Company' in Oman.

Technologies could ‘revolutionise’ banking industry, says Commercial Bank COO

Technologies could ‘revolutionise’ banking industry, says Commercial Bank COO

Fintech as well as new technologies such as blockchain could “revolutionise” Qatar’s banking industry, a Commercial Bank official said in a panel discussion at Euromoney Qatar Conference 2018.

Europe markets, pound slide as May delays UK Brexit vote

Europe markets, pound slide as May delays UK Brexit vote

Europe stock markets and the pound slid yesterday after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was delaying a parliamentary vote on her deal to leave the EU after conceding it would not win sufficient support.

SoftBank’s record IPO reaches $23.5bn after extra share sale

SoftBank’s record IPO reaches $23.5bn after extra share sale

Sets IPO price at ¥1,500 as previously indicated; SoftBank was first Japan firm not to set price range; pricing comes after SoftBank suffered nationwide outage; stock starts trading on Tokyo Stock Exchange on December 19

China’s copper and iron ore imports slump as economic growth slows

China’s copper and iron ore imports slump as economic growth slows

China’s monthly copper imports dropped for the first time this year – joined by declines in iron ore and soybeans – as economic growth slows in the world’s biggest consumer of commodities amid a simmering trade row with the US.

India’s central bank head quits amid rift with government

India’s central bank head quits amid rift with government

Urjit Patel resigned as governor of the Reserve Bank of India amid growing differences with the government on how to address issues ranging from problems at the country’s lenders to parting with the central bank’s capital.

  • Duhur

    11:27 AM
  • FAJR

    04:45

  • Shruq

    06:09

  • Duhr

    11:27

  • Asr

    14:25

  • Maghrb

    16:45

  • Isha

    18:15

From To