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Death toll in Izmir's earthquake rise to 83

Death toll in Izmir's earthquake rise to 83

The death toll in Turkey from Friday's powerful earthquake that jolted the Aegean Izmir's region has risen to 83, the Turkish Environment and Urban Planning Minister Murat Kurum said Monday.

QSE-listed companies post net profit of QR23.8bn in nine months

QSE-listed companies post net profit of QR23.8bn in nine months

The Qatar Stock Exchange saw the telecom and transport sectors exhibit strong earnings as the listed companies cumulatively reported net profit of QR23.8bn in the first nine months of this year.

Qatar shares close down on global cues despite local buying support

Qatar shares close down on global cues despite local buying support

Largely reflecting the international cues, the Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday lost as much as 133 points to settle below 9,700 levels despite the strong buying support from domestic funds and local retail investors.

QIB empowers customers to update personal information via mobile app

QIB empowers customers to update personal information via mobile app

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced the introduction of new features to its award-winning Mobile App, in line with the bank’s "ongoing efforts to provide customers with faster and much easier experiences in fulfilling all their banking needs remotely".

Al Khaliji posts year to date net profit of QR544mn in Q3

Al Khaliji posts year to date net profit of QR544mn in Q3

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) has posted a year-to-date net profit of QR544mn at the end of the third quarter in September.

'Central banks increasingly looking at digital currencies as an option'

'Central banks increasingly looking at digital currencies as an option'

The central banks across various jurisdictions are increasingly looking at digital currencies (CBDCs) as an option; even as they are carefully considering the potential challenges and implication on the financial and monetary systems, according to panellists at the World Alliance of International Fi

Lane closure at Nuaija Intersection on D-Ring Road

Lane closure at Nuaija Intersection on D-Ring Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will reduce one lane at Nuaija Intersection on D-Ring Road in all directions except the west side for five months from October 23.

Ahlibank posts nine-month net profit of QR500.78mn

Ahlibank posts nine-month net profit of QR500.78mn

Ahlibank chairman and managing director Sheikh Faisal bin AbdulAziz bin Jassem al-Thani said the bank continues to enjoy favourable ratings from the top international credit rating agencies

MoPH reports 198 new Covid-19 cases, 211 recoveries

MoPH reports 198 new Covid-19 cases, 211 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Wednesday 198 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, of which 174 are from community cases and 24 from travellers returning from abroad.

India's coronavirus infections rise to 7.24 million

India's coronavirus infections rise to 7.24 million

India’s tally of coronavirus infections rose by 63,509 in the last 24 hours to stand at 7.24 million on Wednesday, Indian health ministry data showed.

J&J pauses Covid-19 vaccine trials due to unexplained illness in participant

J&J pauses Covid-19 vaccine trials due to unexplained illness in participant

Johnson & Johnson JNJ.N said on Monday it had temporarily paused its Covid-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials due to an unexplained illness in a study participant, delaying one of the highest profile efforts to contain the global pandemic.

India's coronavirus infections rise by 55,342 to 7.18 million

India's coronavirus infections rise by 55,342 to 7.18 million

India’s total coronavirus cases rose by 55,342 in the last 24 hours to 7.18 million on Tuesday morning, the lowest daily rise since mid-August, data from the Indian health ministry showed.