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Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

The latest volatility in global financial markets represents "necessary corrections", IMF chief Christine Lagarde said in Dubai on Sunday, in the wake of a Wall Street plunge.

Selling pressure drags QSE, reflecting global sentiments

Selling pressure drags QSE, reflecting global sentiments

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) largely reflected the sentiments in the global markets and plummeted 314 points to settle at sub-9000 levels this week.

Oil at one-month high after US strikes rattle markets

Oil at one-month high after US strikes rattle markets

Oil prices hit a one-month high on Friday after the United States attacked a Syrian government airbase, sending shockwaves through global markets and raising concerns of the conflict spreading in the oil-rich region.

Markets seem overreacting to weak global economic data: QNB

Markets seem overreacting to weak global economic data: QNB

The scale of selloff in equity markets appears overdone, given that the "current outlook for global activity is not as grim" as the reaction of financial markets suggests, QNB has said in a report.