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Qatar private sector expansion gathers momentum amid broad-based recovery: QFC

Qatar private sector expansion gathers momentum amid broad-based recovery: QFC

A sustained recovery was apparent in Qatar's non-oil sector in January 2021 with business activity and new business registering the sharpest jump, employment growth sustaining momentum for the fourth month ...

QFC posts 63.7% jump in number of new firms in 2020

QFC posts 63.7% jump in number of new firms in 2020

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, has witnessed a "significant" 63.7% year-on-year increase in the number of new firms licensed on its platform in 2020.

College of Law at HBKU partners with QFC to explore Covid-19’s impact on employment laws

College of Law at HBKU partners with QFC to explore Covid-19’s impact on employment laws

Challenges to workplace conditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic were explored at an online colloquium organized by the College of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in partnership ...

Qatar keen on establishing cashless society with fintech focus: QFC

Qatar keen on establishing cashless society with fintech focus: QFC

Qatar is focused on establishing a cashless society as the role of fintechs surges in the post-pandemic world economic recovery with the demand for cashless and contactless payment ...

QFC well suited to serve as a hub for aircraft financing and leasing: Al-Jaida

QFC well suited to serve as a hub for aircraft financing and leasing: Al-Jaida

Doha has all the potential to become a hub for the aircraft financing and leasing, backed by its sound economic ecosystem and well-developed and comprehensive legal and tax regimes.

QFC virtually connects global financial hubs to buoyant Qatar market

QFC virtually connects global financial hubs to buoyant Qatar market

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has organised a line-up of engaging virtual events spanning across three days, including the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC).

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.

QFC-based corporate banks’ net profits jump 9-fold; assets grow 34%

QFC-based corporate banks’ net profits jump 9-fold; assets grow 34%

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)-based corporate banks’ net profits saw nine-fold year-on-year jump and total assets grew 34%; and their stable deposits rose markedly in 2019 ...

QFC appoints Abdulla Mohamed al-Hajri as CAO

QFC appoints Abdulla Mohamed al-Hajri as CAO

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has appointed Abdulla Mohamed al-Hajri as the chief administrative officer (CAO) with immediate effect.

QFC ‘Fintech Circle’ to boost networking with large entities, corporates

QFC ‘Fintech Circle’ to boost networking with large entities, corporates

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC), which is eyeing more global fintechs (including those from the US) to join its platform, will soon launch ‘Fintech Circle’, a co-workspace for qualifying institutions ...

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