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Qatar banking sector shifts towards digital technology: OBG

Qatar banking sector shifts towards digital technology: OBG

Qatar’s banking sector is undergoing broader changes, including a shift towards digital banking, which will likely see a reduction in branches and physical presence in the coming years, a new report has shown.

Qatar's first bank merger to support economic growth, development of financial and private sectors: OBG

Qatar's first bank merger to support economic growth, development of financial and private sectors: OBG

Mirroring a trend seen across the Gulf, two lenders in Qatar announced the country’s first bank merger in a move officials say will support economic growth and the development of the financial and private sectors ...

OBG appoints new team to lead Qatar operations

OBG appoints new team to lead Qatar operations

Oxford Business Group (OBG) has appointed a new team to lead its operations in Qatar.

Kahramaa aims to lower per capita power, water use by 8% and 15% by 2022: OBG

Kahramaa aims to lower per capita power, water use by 8% and 15% by 2022: OBG

Kahramaa aims to reduce per capita consumption of electricity and water by 8% and 15%, respectively as part of the second phase of ‘Tarsheed’ programme ...

Chunk of Ashghal’s total anticipated expenditure to be spent on local roads, highways until 2023: OBG

Chunk of Ashghal’s total anticipated expenditure to be spent on local roads, highways until 2023: OBG

Some 85% of Ashghal’s total anticipated expenditure of QR45bn will be spent on local roads and highways over the five years from 2019 through to 2023, a report by Oxford Business Group (OBG) has shown.

Qatar Islamic banks' total assets rise 1.77% in 9 months in 2018: OBG

Qatar Islamic banks' total assets rise 1.77% in 9 months in 2018: OBG

The total assets of Qatar’s four Islamic banks rose by 1.77%, while their financing assets climbed by 3.81% in the first nine months of 2018, Oxford Business Group has said in a report.

Qatar plays key role in promoting Shariah-compliant funds: OBG

Qatar plays key role in promoting Shariah-compliant funds: OBG

Shariah-compliant funds are emerging as an “increasingly popular” investment instrument in markets across the region, and Qatar is playing an important role in this expansion, a new report has shown.

New wave of spending seen on Qatar free zones, logistics centres: OBG

New wave of spending seen on Qatar free zones, logistics centres: OBG

A new wave of spending is expected on the development of Qatar’s free zones and logistics centres to further boost inflows of foreign capital, according to the Oxford Business Group.

Qatar maintains strong foothold in global MICE industry: OBG

Qatar maintains strong foothold in global MICE industry: OBG

With more than 150 business conferences hosted every year, Qatar has positioned itself in the global map as a destination for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) ...

Outlook bright: aviation chief

Outlook bright: aviation chief

Qatar’s ambitious plans for its aviation industry are expected to remain on track, despite the impact of lower oil prices on other areas of the economy, the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said.