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Oil prices may average $60-$65 on balanced market in 2018: QNB

Oil prices may average $60-$65 on balanced market in 2018: QNB

Oil prices may average $60-65/b on balanced market this year, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Qatar forex reserves rise to $37.6bn in December: QNB

Qatar forex reserves rise to $37.6bn in December: QNB

The QCB's forex reserves equate to more than six and a half months of import cover, QNB said in its latest ‘Qatar Monthly Monitor’.

QNB 'most valuable' banking brand in MEA region

QNB 'most valuable' banking brand in MEA region

QNB Group was recognised once again as the most valuable banking brand in the Middle East and Africa region with brand value worth $4.2bn, according to The Banker’s 2018 Brand Finance Global 500 report.

Oil prices may average around $60/b in 2018: QNB

Oil prices may average around $60/b in 2018: QNB

With global demand and US production evolving in line with its expectations, QNB has forecast an average oil price around $60 for a barrel in 2018.

Qatar, other major players to continue long-term LNG deals: QNB

Qatar, other major players to continue long-term LNG deals: QNB

Qatar and other major LNG players will continue to operate on long-term contracts to ensure steady flows and to utilise oil price indexation, according to QNB.

Qatar banking assets grow 10.9% to QR1.3tn in July: QNB

Qatar banking assets grow 10.9% to QR1.3tn in July: QNB

Bank assets in Qatar grew 10.9% year-on-year (y-o-y) in July to QR1.3tn, compared to a growth of 11.6% in June, a new report has shown.

QNB expects oil prices at $58 a barrel in 2018

QNB expects oil prices at $58 a barrel in 2018

QNB expects oil prices to be capped at $58 a barrel in 2018. The banking group had expected average prices for 2017 to be at $55.

Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon growth pick-up likely on higher oil prices: QNB

Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon growth pick-up likely on higher oil prices: QNB

Higher oil prices and the positive fiscal outlook should provide a lift to Qatar’s economy, particularly in the non-hydrocarbon sector, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Qatar real GDP growth to rise to 2.6% in 2017, 3.6% in 2018: QNB

Qatar real GDP growth to rise to 2.6% in 2017, 3.6% in 2018: QNB

Qatar's real economic growth is expected to rise to 2.6% this year and further to 3.6% in 2018, even as inflation is expected to harden by 2018 in view of the value added tax (VAT) rollout, according to QNB.

Qatar oil production up marginally to 615,000 bpd in April: QNB

Qatar oil production up marginally to 615,000 bpd in April: QNB

Qatar oil production increased to 615,000 bpd in April from 610,000 bpd the previous month, QNB’s new data showed.

QNB to seek investment banking licence in Saudi

QNB to seek investment banking licence in Saudi

Qatar National Bank (QNB) said on Thursday it planned to apply for an investment banking licence in Saudi Arabia, where low oil prices are expected to encourage more asset sales and debt raising.

Forbes Middle East fetes Qatar’s top 40 companies

Forbes Middle East fetes Qatar’s top 40 companies

Forbes Middle East recognised Qatar’s top 40 listed companies in a ceremony titled ‘Celebrating Qatar’s Success’ held on Monday at St Regis Doha.