IMF suggests measures for 'independent monetary policy' for Qatar

IMF suggests measures for 'independent monetary policy' for Qatar

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested a slew of measures such as deepening financial markets and containing balance sheet vulnerabilities, to enable Qatar follow a more independent monetary policy in the long run..

Qatar banks well-capitalised; QCB should proactively monitor banks’ compliance: IMF

Qatar banks well-capitalised; QCB should proactively monitor banks’ compliance: IMF

Qatar's banks remain “well-capitalised and liquid” but “continued diligence in banking supervision is required to safeguard financial stability”, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Jobs, access to finance vital for Mena resurgence: IMF chief

Jobs, access to finance vital for Mena resurgence: IMF chief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is appreciative of Qatar's efforts in Afghanistan evacuation, on Monday said the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) has to strengthen its access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and create more jobs for the youth.

IMF says ending Covid-19 pandemic possible at cost of some $50bn

IMF says ending Covid-19 pandemic possible at cost of some $50bn

The International Monetary Fund on Friday unveiled a $50 billion proposal to end the Covid-19 pandemic by vaccinating at least 40% of the population in all countries by the end of 2021 and at least 60% by the first half of 2022.

Qatar real GDP projected to grow at 2.5% in both 2021 and 2022: IMF

Qatar real GDP projected to grow at 2.5% in both 2021 and 2022: IMF

Qatar’s real GDP has been projected to rebound and grow at 2.5% in both 2021 and 2022, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Higher-rated Qatar maintains global market access with large placements: IMF

Higher-rated Qatar maintains global market access with large placements: IMF

Qatar and two other higher-credit rated countries in the GCC region have managed to “maintain market access, with large placements in international capital markets” in recent months, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Anti-Covid 19 liquidity support amounts to $41bn in GCC: IMF

Anti-Covid 19 liquidity support amounts to $41bn in GCC: IMF

Anti-coronavirus liquidity support has amounted to $41bn in the GCC, about 2% of the region’s GDP, a report by International Monetary Fund (IMF) has shown.

IMF highlights Qatar’s 'targeted measures' to support private sector amid Covid-19

IMF highlights Qatar’s 'targeted measures' to support private sector amid Covid-19

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has taken note of Qatar’s targeted measures aimed at supporting the private sector in view of the Covid-19 crisis

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

Ethiopia will receive $2.9 billion in a three-year aid package to help economic reform, the International Monetary Fund has confirmed.

Non-resident deposits in Qatar banks jump 35% in May: QCB

Non-resident deposits in Qatar banks jump 35% in May: QCB

Non-resident deposits within Qatar’s commercial banks witnessed a robust 35% year-on-year expansion in May 2019

IMF praises Qatar's prudent fiscal policy

IMF praises Qatar's prudent fiscal policy

Significant fiscal and external buffers have enabled Qatar to successfully absorb the adverse shocks from the 2014-16 decline in oil prices and the diplomatic rift with its neighbours, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

IMF urges Greece to pursue 'realistic' economic targets

IMF urges Greece to pursue 'realistic' economic targets

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday urged Greece to be "realistic" about its economic goals, and reiterated the longstanding concern the country may yet need additional debt relief.