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QCB Governor outlines multifaceted approach to Islamic fintech

QCB Governor outlines multifaceted approach to Islamic fintech

HE the Governor of the Qatar Central Bank Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani has outlined opportunities and challenges facing the development of Islamic financial technology (fintech) ...

Qatar’s banking sector 'very stable' and on solid footing: Dr al-Shaibei

Qatar’s banking sector 'very stable' and on solid footing: Dr al-Shaibei

Qatar’s banking sector is now very stable and on a solid footing thanks to QCB’s prudent policies, said prominent Qatari banker and CEO of Qatar International Islamic Bank Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei.

Banks have ‘sufficient cushion’ for further realty credit: QCB

Banks have ‘sufficient cushion’ for further realty credit: QCB

The Net Mortgage Risk Ratio for the local banks stood at 114.17% as against the QCB-stipulated maximum limit of 150% as of December 2017.

Eid al-Adha holidays to start on August 19

Eid al-Adha holidays to start on August 19

On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the Amiri Dewan has announced holiday.

Qatari riyal now trading close to fixed peg rate: QCB

Qatari riyal now trading close to fixed peg rate: QCB

Qatari riyal is now trading close to its fixed peg rate, in both off-shore and on-shore forex market and confidence has been regained after the “speculative attack” in the offshore market since the blockade ...

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’.

Qatar is devising comprehensive regulatory framework for NBFCs

Qatar is devising comprehensive regulatory framework for NBFCs

Qatar is all set to create a strategic plan and comprehensive regulatory framework for non-bank financial companies (NBFCs), which have vast potentials, particularly for the small and medium enterprises ...

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.

Qatar committed to riyal peg to dollar: QCB Governor

Qatar committed to riyal peg to dollar: QCB Governor

QCB is committed to maintaining the stability of the Qatari riyal’s peg to the US dollar, said HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani.

QCB stresses commitment to providing requirements of foreign currencies

QCB stresses commitment to providing requirements of foreign currencies

An official source at Qatar Central Bank stressed the commitment by QCB to provide all requirements of foreign currencies at the official exchange rates for investors including local and foreign individuals ...

QCB permits expired Qatar ID holders a grace period for bank transactions

QCB permits expired Qatar ID holders a grace period for bank transactions

Residents with expired Qatar IDs can continue to transact business with financial institutions in Qatar for 90 days after the expiry date of their residence permits, according to a new policy issued recently by Qatar Central Bank.

Credit facilities drive QDB assets to QR9bn: QCB

Credit facilities drive QDB assets to QR9bn: QCB

QDB assets stood at QR8bn in 2015, the Qatar Central Bank has said in a report. Capital and reserves continued to record sharp growth during the year under review, QCB said.