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From Mao to Trump: China’s economic roller-coaster since 1949

From Mao to Trump: China’s economic roller-coaster since 1949

After remarkable growth and change for decades, most economists believe China’s economy is entering a period of slower, steadier growth.

35 top global aviation experts to speak at CAPA Qatar event in early February

35 top global aviation experts to speak at CAPA Qatar event in early February

Qatar Airways looks forward to hosting aviation industry leaders from across the globe next month following an announcement of the speaker line-up for the inaugural ‘CAPA Qatar Aviation

QNB considers 1:10 stock split to enhance liquidity

QNB considers 1:10 stock split to enhance liquidity

QNB, the country’s largest lender, is considering a 1:10 stock split, whereby each share will be subdivided into 10 shares, a move that ought to enhance the liquidity of the scrip and thus help in price discovery.

Nama kicks off ‘2019 Entrepreneurship and Business Conference & Products’

Nama kicks off ‘2019 Entrepreneurship and Business Conference & Products’

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has lauded the role of micro and small businesses in honing the skills of the Qatari youth, which contributes to the development of the country’s society.

Crude oil futures rally for 3rd week on production cut

Crude oil futures rally for 3rd week on production cut

Oil Benchmark crude oil futures rallied for a third week, with gains of around 3.7% & 4.3% for Brent & WTI respectively. Prices increased by almost 18% in the last three weeks, erasing about 40% of the losses incurred since early October.

Huawei in unprecedented media blitz as it battles heightened scrutiny

Huawei in unprecedented media blitz as it battles heightened scrutiny

China’s Huawei has launched an unprecedented public relations blitz, thrusting its low-key founder in front of international media as the telecoms firm seeks to ease concern among Western nations bent on shutting it out of their markets.

Japan refiners load first Iran oil cargo since US sanctions

Japan refiners load first Iran oil cargo since US sanctions

Japanese refiners have loaded Iranian oil onto a tanker, resuming imports after halting purchases because of sanctions by the United States, a spokesman for a Japanese refinery and an Iranian official said yesterday.

British pound recovers as May outlines Brexit Plan B

British pound recovers as May outlines Brexit Plan B

The pound recovered ground yesterday after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to return to Brussels to discuss changes to the Brexit deal she agreed with European Union leaders last month despite an overwhelming rejection of the draft text by MPs last week.

The Fed’s fight for control of its key interest rate

The Fed’s fight for control of its key interest rate

If a ship crossing a wide and placid harbour yaws so far that it almost hits the channel markers, its captain might want to have the rudder adjusted.

Mali offers Qatar investment opportunities in infra, agri sectors

Mali offers Qatar investment opportunities in infra, agri sectors

The West African country of Mali has invited Qatari investors to participate in major projects in the fields of infrastructure and agriculture, private sector leader Qatar Chamber announced Monday.

Central banks’ window to restock ammo is closing as growth slows

Central banks’ window to restock ammo is closing as growth slows

Uncertain outlook will make it harder to tighten policy; Fed has already signalled a pause in its rate hiking cycle

Hedge funds accumulate bullish position in oil

Hedge funds accumulate bullish position in oil

Hedge funds have started to accumulate bullish positions in crude oil and diesel once more, amid rising optimism about the outlook for the global economy in 2019.

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