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Oil prices fall as China unveils retaliatory tariffs against US

Oil prices fall as China unveils retaliatory tariffs against US

Oil prices fell at the end of last week, after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against $75bn worth of US goods including crude oil

Surge in oil prices boost shares of energy firms

Surge in oil prices boost shares of energy firms

World oil prices surged on Thursday on reports that two tankers had been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, worsening frayed tensions in the crude-rich Middle East region, analysts said.

Qatar to benefit from budget based on realistic oil prices: IMF

Qatar to benefit from budget based on realistic oil prices: IMF

Qatar could consider adopting a fiscal rule and also base its budget on realistic oil price assumptions than taking a conservative approach, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Higher oil prices, returning foreign liabilities enhance Qatar's banking liquidity, says Seetharaman

Higher oil prices, returning foreign liabilities enhance Qatar's banking liquidity, says Seetharaman

Qatar’s banking sector remains sound and the foreign liabilities that were withdrawn in the immediate aftermath of the “diplomatic rift” have been partially replaced with greater attention ...

Qatar’s private sector sees near 6% growth in 2018 despite volatile oil prices

Qatar’s private sector sees near 6% growth in 2018 despite volatile oil prices

Despite unstable oil prices, Qatar’s private sector witnessed an almost 6% growth in 2018, HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi said during a panel discussion at the Doha Forum on Saturday.

Opec, Russia close to slashing oil output despite US pressure

Opec, Russia close to slashing oil output despite US pressure

Opec and its Russia-led allies moved closer on Friday to clinching a deal that would cut oil production by more than the market had expected despite pressure from US President Donald Trump to reduce the price of crude.

Oil surges 5 pct as Opec agrees output cut

Oil surges 5 pct as Opec agrees output cut

Oil prices jumped more than 5 percent on Friday as big Middle East producers in Opec agreed to reduce output to drain global fuel inventories and support the market.

Oil slips as US sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant

Oil slips as US sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant

Oil prices fell on Monday as US sanctions against Iran's fuel exports were softened by waivers allowing major buyers to import Iranian crude for a while, while Tehran said it would defy Washington and continue to sell.

Qatar's upcoming budget to see surplus on higher oil prices: Al-Emadi

Qatar's upcoming budget to see surplus on higher oil prices: Al-Emadi

Qatar’s upcoming general budget is all slated to see surplus and the government will continue with capital spending, even as projects relating to 2022 are nearing completion ...

Oil prices rise as focus returns to supply concerns

Oil prices rise as focus returns to supply concerns

Oil rose on Friday, clawing back some territory after prices fell by the most in a month in the previous session, as the focus returned to supply concerns ahead of a November deadline for US sanctions on Iranian crude.

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

GDP per capita in dollar terms will be $62,493 this year and $75,032 in 2022, according to FocusEconomics.

Indian rupee plunges to new low against dollar

Indian rupee plunges to new low against dollar

The rupee has been steadily falling throughout 2018 after starting the year at 63.67.