Oil Benchmark crude oil futures rebounded last week, with Brent and WTI increasing by around 5% and 3% respectively.
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.
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.
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 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 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, Qatar’s premier investor in the food sector, is investing 20% in downstream seafood sector 'Global Seafood Company' in Oman.
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 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.
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 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.
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.