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QFC working group unveils seven-point global policy agenda

QFC working group unveils seven-point global policy agenda

With fintech industry gaining traction across the globe at lightning speed, a working group at the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has unveiled a seven-point global policy agenda, which includes enhanced cybersecurity, sovereign support and greater co-operation between banks and fintechs.

Qatar among highest ICT spending in MEA region, says QFC chief

Qatar among highest ICT spending in MEA region, says QFC chief

Backed by its 2020 budget of QR210bn ($60bn), “the biggest in the past five years,” Qatar has one of the highest ICT spending in the MEA region, Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) CEO and board member Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida said Wednesday.

QFC to focus on creating healthy workplace cultures

QFC to focus on creating healthy workplace cultures

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has confirmed its commitment to creating and maintaining healthy workplace cultures on the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2020.

QFCRA-authorised banks’ total exposure to local economy amounted to QR23.2bn in end-2019: QCB

QFCRA-authorised banks’ total exposure to local economy amounted to QR23.2bn in end-2019: QCB

QFCRA-authorised banks’ total exposure to the local economy amounted to QR23.2bn as of end-2019, according to Qatar Central Bank.

QSE is region’s 2nd-largest equity market with $160bn capitalisation in end-2019: QFC

QSE is region’s 2nd-largest equity market with $160bn capitalisation in end-2019: QFC

Qatar is the region’s second-largest equity market with a market capitalisation of $160bn from 47 listed companies by the end of 2019, shows a report by the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC).

QFC hosting series of digital events to widen digital reach to clients, businesses

QFC hosting series of digital events to widen digital reach to clients, businesses

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is hosting a series of digital events both independently and with partner organisations in an effort to engage existing and prospective clients as well as the wider business community

QFC, Qatar Charity donate protective kits to Industrial Area workers

QFC, Qatar Charity donate protective kits to Industrial Area workers

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, in co-ordination with Qatar Charity, donated protective kits to workers in the Industrial Area

QFC welcomes Credit Agricole CIB, Vakifbank to its platform

QFC welcomes Credit Agricole CIB, Vakifbank to its platform

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has welcomed Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Credit Agricole CIB), and VakifBank to its platform, both authorised by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA).

Qatar corporates well-positioned to issue medium, long term notes in China's market

Qatar corporates well-positioned to issue medium, long term notes in China's market

Qatar Inc is well-positioned to issue medium and long-term notes in China's capital markets and there is greater potential to grow portfolio and direct investments between the two countries

UK startup lauds Qatar’s focus on entrepreneurship

UK startup lauds Qatar’s focus on entrepreneurship

A content and technology provider company from the UK has lauded Qatar’s commitment to promote a culture of entrepreneurship and to develop the country’s startup ecosystem.

UK startup seen to provide innovative technology for 2022 FIFA World Cup

UK startup seen to provide innovative technology for 2022 FIFA World Cup

A sports tech startup from the UK is producing unique immersive contents that could be useful for sports audiences, broadcasters, and sponsors during large scale events, such as the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

QFC invites Bangladeshi corporates to scout for investment opportunities in Doha

QFC invites Bangladeshi corporates to scout for investment opportunities in Doha

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has invited Bangladeshi corporates to scout for investment opportunities in Doha, especially in the areas of burgeoning ICT market that is estimated to touch $4.4bn by 2021.