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Qatar forex reserves rise to $37.7bn in January: QNB

Qatar forex reserves rise to $37.7bn in January: QNB

The report showed Qatar’s current account surplus widened to 5.3% of GDP in the third quarter (Q3) from 2.5% in the second quarter (Q2) while the deficit in the financial account narrowed.

QCB has adequate reserves to support riyal, says Sheikh Abdulla

QCB has adequate reserves to support riyal, says Sheikh Abdulla

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has adequate reserves to defend the Qatari riyal as its international reserves are twice the monetary base; indicating its ability to inject dollar liquidity.

Foreign institutions turn bullish; Qatar index falls

Foreign institutions turn bullish; Qatar index falls

Foreign institutions turned bullish on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise hit a five-year low this week.

Qatar 'has enough reserves to support banks despite siege'

Qatar 'has enough reserves to support banks despite siege'

Qatar, blockaded by three of its Gulf neighbours since June, is capable of supporting its banks with assets in the country’s vast sovereign wealth fund and foreign currency reserves, the central bank governor said.

Qatar has sufficient resources to support dollar peg: EIU

Qatar has sufficient resources to support dollar peg: EIU

All Gulf Cooperation Council countries peg their currencies to the US dollar, with the exception of Kuwait, which pegs its currency to a basket of currencies of which the US dollar is most dominant.

Qatar's economy remains strong, say experts

Qatar's economy remains strong, say experts

Qatar's economy has been hit by the sanctions imposed by a Saudi-led Arab bloc but the country's economy is strong enough to survive, analysts say.

Bangladesh to speed up rice imports in wake of flooding

Bangladesh to speed up rice imports in wake of flooding

Bangladesh will speed up plans to import rice that it brought in to build reserves and rein in local prices after flash floods hit domestic output, government officials said on Thursday.

Bangladesh forex reserves top $30bn

Bangladesh forex reserves top $30bn

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves have crossed the $30bn mark amid a boom in inflow of remittances ahead of one of the biggest Muslim religious festivals

China forex reserves up to $3.22tn in April

China forex reserves up to $3.22tn in April

China’s foreign exchange reserves rose in April to $3.22tn, central bank data showed yesterday

China forex reserves fall almost $100bn in January

China forex reserves fall almost $100bn in January

China's foreign exchange reserves have fallen to their lowest level in more than three years, the central bank said, as Beijing sells dollars to stop the yuan from depreciating further.