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Qatar to offer more tourism, shopping opportunities, says business leader

Qatar to offer more tourism, shopping opportunities, says business leader

Qatar’s transformation into a self-reliant and self-sufficient nation in the past three years has improved the local market, allowing it to offer more tourism-related and shopping opportunities to local and international clientele, a prominent business leader has said.

Swiss authorities ask Lebanon to co-operate on central bank probe

Swiss authorities ask Lebanon to co-operate on central bank probe

Swiss authorities have opened an investigation into money transfers by Lebanon’s central bank Governor Riad Salameh, a Lebanese government official told Reuters yesterday. Salameh denied any wrongdoing.

India plans foreign investment ‘rule changes that could hit Amazon’

India plans foreign investment ‘rule changes that could hit Amazon’

India is considering revising its foreign investment rules for e-commerce, three sources and a government spokesman told Reuters, a move that could compel players, including Amazon.com Inc, to restructure their ties with some major sellers.

Global equities mixed ahead of Biden’s inauguration

Global equities mixed ahead of Biden’s inauguration

European stock markets were softer yesterday after a strong showing in Asia, as investors reacted to comments by US Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen, and Covid-19 developments.

Asia shares edge higher before Yellen, on eve of Biden inauguration

Asia shares edge higher before Yellen, on eve of Biden inauguration

European stock markets edged up yesterday following a strong showing in Asia, ahead of a key speech from US Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen.

Masraf Al Rayan posts QR2.17bn net profit in 2020

Masraf Al Rayan posts QR2.17bn net profit in 2020

Masraf Al Rayan achieved a net profit of QR2.17bn in 2020, it was announced in a meeting on Tuesday.

Qatar wealth fund plans Asia Push with focus still on US

Qatar wealth fund plans Asia Push with focus still on US

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is looking east for deals in an effort to diversify an investment portfolio heavily weighted toward North America and Europe.

Domestic funds turn net buyers as QSE closes below 10,800 level

Domestic funds turn net buyers as QSE closes below 10,800 level

The domestic funds were seen net buyers on Tuesday on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise lost more than 94 points to close below 10,800 levels.

About carbon emissions, storage and conversion through comprehensive national strategy

About carbon emissions, storage and conversion through comprehensive national strategy

The new US administration’s plans for renewable energy and the production of oil and shale gas are not different from the previous policy of the Democrats in terms of moderation in the oil and gas industry.

Doha has retained its place as Australia’s second largest trading partner in region

Doha has retained its place as Australia’s second largest trading partner in region

Doha has retained its place as Australia’s second largest trading partner in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region with the Australia-Qatar bilateral trade reaching more than QR5bn ...

EU regulator to clear Boeing 737 MAX flights next week

EU regulator to clear Boeing 737 MAX flights next week

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) plans to clear the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again next week, 22 months after the plane was grounded following two fatal crashes.

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