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Oil steadies above $62 as OPEC cuts counter growth concerns

Oil steadies above $62 as OPEC cuts counter growth concerns

Oil steadied above $62 a barrel on Tuesday as firmer equities and expectations OPEC and its allies will keep withholding supply countered concern about slowing economies and demand.

US-China trade war looms large over global growth: Lagarde

US-China trade war looms large over global growth: Lagarde

The head of the International Monetary Fund reiterated her call for the US and China to de-escalate their trade war, which she warned is the biggest risk to global economic growth, according to Bloomberg.

Structural reforms could support FDI, increase growth in Qatar: IMF report

Structural reforms could support FDI, increase growth in Qatar: IMF report

Structural reforms such as improved contract enforcement and minority protection could support foreign direct investment (FDI) and increase economic growth in Qatar ...

BHGE sees 'significant' growth prospects in energy-rich Qatar

BHGE sees 'significant' growth prospects in energy-rich Qatar

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) sees “significant” growth prospects in Qatar, especially as the country focuses on “unlocking the potential” of its gas reserves, said Ayman Khattab ...

Strong demand growth, clean energy properties motivate Qatar to boost LNG production capacity: QNB

Strong demand growth, clean energy properties motivate Qatar to boost LNG production capacity: QNB

Strong growth in LNG demand and its role in supporting the transition to a low-carbon energy system is what motivates Qatar to expand its LNG production capacity, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Qatar witnesses 4% growth month-on-month in building permits issued in April

Qatar witnesses 4% growth month-on-month in building permits issued in April

Aided by double-digit expansion in the building permits issued by Al Daayen, Umm Slal and Al Shamal, Qatar witnessed a 4% growth month-on-month in total permits issued in April this year, according to official statistics.

Turkey gives banks $3.7bn lending boost to spur growth

Turkey gives banks $3.7bn lending boost to spur growth

Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund bolstered the capital ratios of five state-owned banks by €3.3bn ($3.7bn) in a bid to keep credit flowing in the economy.

ZAD Holding in ‘profitable growth trajectory’ in 2018, says official

ZAD Holding in ‘profitable growth trajectory’ in 2018, says official

Emphasis on prudent risk management and its drive for sustainable growth have helped ZAD Holding Company achieve a consistent and profitable growth trajectory in 2018, according to a top company official.

QGIRC is explores investment opportunities in growth plan

QGIRC is explores investment opportunities in growth plan

Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Company (QGIRC) is exploring investment opportunities and boosting its competitiveness as part of rewarding shareholders in the future.

China's growth cools to 6.3% in the first quarter, shows poll

China's growth cools to 6.3% in the first quarter, shows poll

China's economy cooled further in the first quarter, according to an AFP survey of analysts, as Beijing resorted to tried-and-tested measures to combat tepid global demand and a bruising US trade war.

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Citing the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), QNB said in its weekly analysis that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a temporary slowing in the growth rate of global economic activity ...

QCB reserves 'remains high'; economic diversification to sustain robust growth: EIU

QCB reserves 'remains high'; economic diversification to sustain robust growth: EIU

Reserves at the Qatar Central Banks “remains high” although annual average oil prices are forecast to fall in 2019, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has said in an overview.