Gulf Times - Fitch-Solutions
GCC overall fiscal stability 'reasonably well-insulated' against external shocks: Fitch Solutions

GCC overall fiscal stability 'reasonably well-insulated' against external shocks: Fitch Solutions

Most GCC states are able to “lean on their large foreign assets to support currency pegs and temper speculative pressures” on government debt securities, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

Qatar’s IT spend to be driven by ICT strategy, FIFA World Cup 2022: Fitch Solutions

Qatar’s IT spend to be driven by ICT strategy, FIFA World Cup 2022: Fitch Solutions

Public spending on IT projects in line with the ICT-2015 strategy as well as large-scale infrastructure projects ahead of the FIFA World Cup in 2022 will continue to drive Qatar’s IT product and services spending, according to Fitch Solutions.

Qatar is 'most attractive' consumer electronics market in MEA: Fitch Solutions

Qatar is 'most attractive' consumer electronics market in MEA: Fitch Solutions

Qatar is the “most attractive” consumer electronics market in Middle East and Africa (MEA) and tops the Industry Risk/Reward Index for the region set by Fitch Solutions with a score of 6 3.6 points.

Qatar to remain regional, global 'outperformer' - report

Qatar to remain regional, global 'outperformer' - report

Buoyed by “healthy” economic growth and “continued” fiscal support for infrastructure from the government, Qatar will remain an “outperformer”, both regionally and globally, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

Qatar vehicle sales set to post 'strongest' GCC growth of 5.1% in 2019: Fitch Solutions

Qatar vehicle sales set to post 'strongest' GCC growth of 5.1% in 2019: Fitch Solutions

Vehicle sales in Qatar are set to register the “strongest” growth of 5.1% in the entire Gulf Co-operation Council region in 2019, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

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.

Qatar offers e-commerce market worth almost $1.5bn in 2019, Fitch Solutions

Qatar offers e-commerce market worth almost $1.5bn in 2019, Fitch Solutions

Qatar offers e-commerce market worth almost $1.5bn in 2019, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

QCB may track Fed rates amid currency peg: Fitch Solutions

QCB may track Fed rates amid currency peg: Fitch Solutions

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) may seek to increase interest rates to "defend the peg", amidst the backdrop of the US Federal Reserves (Fed) monetary tightening, according to Fitch Solutions.

Qatari banks enjoy sound fundamentals, stability: Fitch Solutions

Qatari banks enjoy sound fundamentals, stability: Fitch Solutions

Stable loan-to-deposit ratios; rising capital adequacy and still-low levels of non-performing loans indicate that risks to Qatar’s banking sector remain low, according to Fitch Solutions.