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Qatar Central Bank warns of Bitcoin trading risks

Qatar Central Bank warns of Bitcoin trading risks

The circulars highlighted the increasing activity of trading in Bitcoin all over the world and the resulting negative consequences in global financial markets, QCB said in a press release.

Qatar Central Bank's reserves, liquidity rise in December

Qatar Central Bank's reserves, liquidity rise in December

Qatar Central Bank's international reserves and foreign currency liquidity rose slightly in December, official data showed.

QCB pitching for inclusive financial products, services

QCB pitching for inclusive financial products, services

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) is encouraging financial institutions to provide financial products and services without minimum balance or charges as part of greater national financial inclusion.

US firm to investigate riyal manipulation bid

US firm to investigate riyal manipulation bid

Qatar Central Bank said on Tuesday it had launched a legal investigation into attempts by countries opposed to it to harm the Qatari economy by manipulating the currency, securities and derivatives markets.

QCB mulls establishing deposit protection system

QCB mulls establishing deposit protection system

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) is seeking to establish a deposit protection framework as well as develop a cyber-security lab as part of efforts to ensure sound and resilient financial sector.

QCB unveils plan to ensure solid financial future for Qatar

QCB unveils plan to ensure solid financial future for Qatar

The major thrust of SSP, which is an improvement over the first strategic plan of 2013-16, is to create a regulatory framework that fosters growth.

Qatar banks post more than 17% jump in deposit mobilisation to QR794.28bn

Qatar banks post more than 17% jump in deposit mobilisation to QR794.28bn

Faster expansion in domestic deposits largely mitigated the weakening overseas inflows, helping Doha's banking sector register a healthy more than 17% growth in total deposit mobilisation to QR794.28bn, according to the Qatar Central Bank figures.

Blockade had only minimal impact on Qatar: QIA chief

Blockade had only minimal impact on Qatar: QIA chief

Qatar has been successfully able to deal with the blockade with minimal impact as the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and Qatar Central Bank (QCB) intervened to support the country's banking system, a top official said Wednesday.

QCB guarantees riyal’s onshore FX rates to QSE investors

QCB guarantees riyal’s onshore FX rates to QSE investors

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has dispelled apprehensions of investors in the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) over MSCI’s proposed move as it will guarantee an exchange rate equivalent to the Qatari official onshore rates.

Qatar price pressures to remain 'manageable,' says BMI

Qatar price pressures to remain 'manageable,' says BMI

Price pressures in Qatar will “remain manageable,” BMI Research said and noted the government will continue to absorb added import costs linked to the reorganisation of supply chains, which is necessitated by some GCC countries' blockade against the country.

World cup projects to provide ample opportunities for banking sector: QCB

World cup projects to provide ample opportunities for banking sector: QCB

Continued credit demand for financing infrastructure projects for FIFA 2022 will provide ample opportunities for Qatar’s banking sector, the Qatar Central Bank said, but cautioned the lenders to “manage their funding profile so that the profitability remain intact.”

Qatar can weather economic blockade with huge reserves: QCB governor

Qatar can weather economic blockade with huge reserves: QCB governor

Qatar has $340bn in reserves that could help the country to weather the isolation by the siege countries, Qatar Central Bank Governor HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud al-Thani said.