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Foreign institutions’ bullish outlook lifts Qatar bourse

Foreign institutions’ bullish outlook lifts Qatar bourse

Foreign institutions’ bullish outlook on Tuesday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange about 19 points but its key index was still below 10,300 levels.

Positive outlook for Qatar banking sector on steady lending growth: PwC

Positive outlook for Qatar banking sector on steady lending growth: PwC

The growth of the aggregated total loans and advances of the eight listed Qatari banks from June to September 2019 (in excess of QR30bn) was "mainly driven by a combination of growth in equity ...

QSE inches near 10,300 levels on foreign institutions’ strong bullish outlook

QSE inches near 10,300 levels on foreign institutions’ strong bullish outlook

Foreign institutions’ strong bullish outlook on lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange more than 86 points and its key index inched near 10,300 levels.

Fitch affirms Doha Bank rating at 'A'; outlook stable

Fitch affirms Doha Bank rating at 'A'; outlook stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Doha Bank's (DB) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A' with a stable outlook.

Qatar banking outlook stays stable amid infrastructure spending drive: Moody's

Qatar banking outlook stays stable amid infrastructure spending drive: Moody's

The outlook for Qatar’s banking system remains stable as continued spending on the country’s infrastructure projects will drive modest economic growth and support lending ...

Qatar non-hydrocarbon private sector outlook stays 'strongly positive': QFC

Qatar non-hydrocarbon private sector outlook stays 'strongly positive': QFC

Qatar's non-hydrocarbon private sector outlook remained "strongly positive" on the back of fast weakening input prices and robust business expectations, according to the findings of the Qatar Financial Center (QFC).

PMI shows growth outlook for business activity strengthens

PMI shows growth outlook for business activity strengthens

The most recent PMI survey of Qatar pointed to a stronger 12-month outlook for business activity, which was held back somewhat by a collection of local factors and aggravated by observed seasonal trends.

QSE gains more than 37 points on foreign institutions’ bullish outlook

QSE gains more than 37 points on foreign institutions’ bullish outlook

Foreign institutions’ bullish outlook on Tuesday helped the Qatar Stock Exchange gain more than 37 points to overall surpass 10,250 levels.

Aamal sees ‘optimistic’ 2019 on upbeat Qatar economic outlook

Aamal sees ‘optimistic’ 2019 on upbeat Qatar economic outlook

Aamal Company is adopting an optimistic outlook as Qatar’s economy continues to perform well, showing resilience and strength due to the successful implementation of government strategies ...

Fitch affirms Commercial Bank’s rating at ‘A’ with stable outlook

Fitch affirms Commercial Bank’s rating at ‘A’ with stable outlook

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Commercial Bank’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘A’ with a stable outlook, short-term IDR at ‘F1’, viability rating (VR) was downgraded to ‘bb+’ from ‘bbb’.

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

The 19-nation region has had a poor start to 2019: disappointingly weak indicators keep rolling in, the list of one-off growth inhibitors is getting longer, and a slew of institutions are downgrading their forecasts.

A M Best affirms QGIRC ratings with 'stable' outlook

A M Best affirms QGIRC ratings with 'stable' outlook

Global insurance rating agency A M Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of 'A-(Excellent)' and the long-term issuer credit rating of “a-” of the Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Company ...