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Turkey 11% economic growth fuels expectations of rate hike

Turkey 11% economic growth fuels expectations of rate hike

Turkey’s economy grew faster in the third quarter than any other of the world’s 20 biggest economies as household spending and exports surged, ...

Hedge funds start to take profits after oil rally

Hedge funds start to take profits after oil rally

Hedge fund managers have started to take profits from the big rise in crude oil and refined products prices since June now the rally has lost momentum and inventories are showing signs of stabilising.

Traders lament death of forex volatility

Traders lament death of forex volatility

While most traders would hardly describe 2017 as “dull” – what with the nuclear brinkmanship, disintegration of global trade alliances and numerous presidential tweet storms – one thing has remained conspicuously absent: volatility.

Most Europe markets fall as central banks in focus

Most Europe markets fall as central banks in focus

European stock markets mostly fell yesterday, with investors treading water ahead of key central bank policy meetings later this week, traders said.

Toshiba’s chip unit sale to Bain not necessary: Argyle

Toshiba’s chip unit sale to Bain not necessary: Argyle

A Hong Kong-based activist investor in Toshiba Corp has told the embattled conglomerate that the $18bn sale of its chip unit to a Bain Capital-led group is no longer necessary after its recent capital injection, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

QPMC to support ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ as Silver Sponsor

QPMC to support ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ as Silver Sponsor

Qatar Primary Materials Company (QPMC) is supporting the upcoming ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as Silver Sponsor, private sector leader Qatar Chamber announced in a statement yesterday.

‘Partnerships enable Qatar’s entrepreneurial economy’, experts say

‘Partnerships enable Qatar’s entrepreneurial economy’, experts say

Ooredoo has announced that it witnessed “a good turnout” for the second ‘Digital and Beyond’ technology innovation master class, which carried the theme ‘Identifying and Attracting Partners’.

Immense potential prevails for gas-based economies

Immense potential prevails for gas-based economies

Natural gas supplies 22% of the energy used worldwide, and makes up nearly a quarter of electricity generation, in addition to playing a crucial role as a feedstock for industry.

Shipping costs surging globally, squeezing grain traders

Shipping costs surging globally, squeezing grain traders

Booming rates to ship iron and coal are giving grain traders a migraine.

Self-sufficiency expo to boost Qatar’s PPP initiatives

Self-sufficiency expo to boost Qatar’s PPP initiatives

An exhibition on self-sufficiency, which aims to bring international expertise and innovative technologies to Qatar, is expected to enhance Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiatives in the country.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower yesterday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

Qatar receives investments of more than QR743bn in Q2

Qatar receives investments of more than QR743bn in Q2

The survey was addressed to about 30 of the largest enterprises in the private sector, which accounted for 84% of value of inward FDI (foreign direct investment) of non-banks enterprises in 2016.

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