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Flash mob wreaks havoc in heart of Hong Kong financial district

Flash mob wreaks havoc in heart of Hong Kong financial district

A flash mob sprang up in the heart of Hong Kong's financial centre on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas at a university campus and territory-wide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc ...

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists targeted London's financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catastrophe.

Al-Emadi leads Qatar delegation at GCC financial committee meeting

Al-Emadi leads Qatar delegation at GCC financial committee meeting

A Qatari delegation led by HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi participated in the 110th meeting of the Financial and Economic Co-operation Committee of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) in Muscat.

Qatar financial sector needs to boost competitive edge to ensure sustainable growth: QFC

Qatar financial sector needs to boost competitive edge to ensure sustainable growth: QFC

Doha’s financial sector, whose productivity is already comparatively high and increasing, calls for further strengthening the competitive advantage to ensure sustainable growth ...

QSE rings opening bell to promote financial literacy

QSE rings opening bell to promote financial literacy

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Tuesday held an event at which the opening bell was rang to promote financial literacy and boost financial inclusion in response to a call ...

Qatar Airways posts 14% year-on-year revenue expansion in 2018-19

Qatar Airways posts 14% year-on-year revenue expansion in 2018-19

Qatar Airways has witnessed 14% year-on-year expansion in overall revenue and other operating income during 2018-19, indicating the national carrier's ‘robust’ financial health ...

QFC joins global league of financial centres to promote sustainable business growth

QFC joins global league of financial centres to promote sustainable business growth

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, has joined the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC) ...

Yet another global financial meltdown could be in the offing?

Yet another global financial meltdown could be in the offing?

According to the IMF in July, global growth is forecast at 3.2% in 2019. GDP releases this year, together with generally softening inflation, point to weaker-than anticipated global activity.

QCB's cyber security program provides Qatar's financial sector with 'unique visibility' on cyber risks, threats

QCB's cyber security program provides Qatar's financial sector with 'unique visibility' on cyber risks, threats

With the emergence of cyber-attacks on financial institutions and the threat that it holds towards financial stability of the system, Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has established a dedicated cyber security function ...

Doha Bank H1 net profit rises 10.2% to QR519mn

Doha Bank H1 net profit rises 10.2% to QR519mn

Doha Bank has posted a half yearly net profit of QR519mn, up 10.2% on QR471mn registered in H1, 2018.

Qatar's first bank merger to support economic growth, development of financial and private sectors: OBG

Qatar's first bank merger to support economic growth, development of financial and private sectors: OBG

Mirroring a trend seen across the Gulf, two lenders in Qatar announced the country’s first bank merger in a move officials say will support economic growth and the development of the financial and private sectors ...

Eid holidays for banks and financial institutions

Eid holidays for banks and financial institutions

Banks and financial institutions will have their Eid al-Fitr holidays for three working days from June 4, and will resume normal operations ...