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S&P reaffirms QIB’s rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with stable outlook

S&P reaffirms QIB’s rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with stable outlook

S&P Global Ratings (S&P) has reaffirmed Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) Issuer Credit Rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with a stable outlook.

Qatar credit profile to stay resilient on wealthy economy, strong government: S&P

Qatar credit profile to stay resilient on wealthy economy, strong government: S&P

Qatar's credit profile will remain resilient, supported by its wealthy economy and strong government and external net asset positions, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P), an international credit rating agency.

Qatar LNG performance in H1 ‘remarkable’ amid price decline, pandemic: S&P Global Platts expert

Qatar LNG performance in H1 ‘remarkable’ amid price decline, pandemic: S&P Global Platts expert

Qatar has had a “remarkable” run in the first half of this year despite the decline of spot gas and LNG prices and the impact of Covid-19, an expert has said.

S&P reaffirms ‘stable’ outlook on Commercial Bank

S&P reaffirms ‘stable’ outlook on Commercial Bank

S&P Global Ratings has reaffirmed its ‘stable’ outlook on Commercial Bank, a short-term rating of ‘A-2’, and a long-term rating of ‘BBB+’.

GCC pegged exchange rate regimes likely to remain in place: S&P

GCC pegged exchange rate regimes likely to remain in place: S&P

GCC pegged exchange rate regimes will remain in place, S&P said and noted all GCC sovereigns are having sufficient access to foreign currency assets, or external financial support, to meet pressures on their exchange rates.

Qatar’s 'very strong' external and fiscal positions support ratings affirmation: S&P

Qatar’s 'very strong' external and fiscal positions support ratings affirmation: S&P

S&P Global Ratings said that its affirmation of Qatar’s 'AA-/A-1+' ratings with a stable outlook is “supported by Qatar’s very strong external and fiscal positions.”

S&P affirms Qatar ratings, maintains ‘stable outlook’

S&P affirms Qatar ratings, maintains ‘stable outlook’

S&P Global Ratings has affirmed Qatar’s sovereign ratings with a “stable outlook”, primarily reflecting its view that the country will continue to “effectively mitigate” the economic and financial fallout of the ongoing blockade.

Qatar’s insurance market will remain ‘highly competitive’ this year, says S&P

Qatar’s insurance market will remain ‘highly competitive’ this year, says S&P

Market conditions in Qatar will remain “highly competitive” for the insurance sector this year and profitability is likely to weaken on increased provisions for bad debt and ageing receivables companies ...

Qatar’s fiscal balance returns to surplus in 2018

Qatar’s fiscal balance returns to surplus in 2018

Qatar’s fiscal balance has returned to surplus in 2018, said premier ratings agency S&P, which expects the “high level of government assets” to remain a core rating strength.

British banks risk ratings downgrades in disorderly Brexit: S&P

British banks risk ratings downgrades in disorderly Brexit: S&P

British banks could face potential credit rating downgrades if there is a disorderly Brexit as this would be likely to trigger a domestic political crisis and economic contraction ...

S&P affirms Qatar ratings at ‘AA-/A-1+’

S&P affirms Qatar ratings at ‘AA-/A-1+’

Global credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed its ‘AA-/A-1+’ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign ratings on Qatar.

S&P sees strength in Qatar government’s net asset position

S&P sees strength in Qatar government’s net asset position

The Qatari government’s net asset position is expected to remain a ratings’ strength over the forecast period, S&P said in a report.