Qatar's “exceptionally high per-capita income and proved hydrocarbon reserves” are among key credit strengths that underpin the sovereign's resilience to large economic and fiscal shocks
Qatari banks’ provisioning costs have risen as they have built pandemic-related buffers with provisioning increasing to QR4.1bn in H1, 2020, Moody’s Investor Service has said in a report.
Qatari banks continue to have strong income-generating capability with their first half profit remaining strong despite higher provisioning costs related to the coronavirus outbreak, Moody’s Investor Service has said ...
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will lead a rally in the issuance of Islamic debt or sukuk in the second half (H2) of 2020, according to Moody's, an international credit rating agency.
Qatar is among the 'top 10' emerging market (EM) sovereign issuers in H1, 2020, with issuances totalling $10bn, according to Moody's Investors Service.
The proposed merger between Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji will not only support profitability but also enlarge Islamic franchise and market share as well as give the required scale to support the retail banking ...
Qatar has some room to delay consolidation measures into 2021 in order to offset expected revenue losses from the novel coronavirus shock, according to Moody's
The outlook for Qatar’s banking system remains stable as continued spending on the country’s infrastructure projects will drive modest economic growth and support lending ...
The change of QIIB's outlook to "stable" is based on the operational environment flexibility in Qatar.
The political and economic blockade by the siege countries have not "materially" changed Qatar's macro fundamentals as well as institutional and finance strengths, according to Moody's, a global credit rating agency.