Substantially higher expenses towards transportation and restaurants, as well as costlier clothing and communication led Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI) ...
Finance Minister Berat Albayrak has promised "realistic macro targets" and "right action plans" in the three-year programme to 2021.
Turkey's central bank on Thursday surprised markets with a bigger than expected rate hike to battle soaring inflation and boost the lira, prompting the embattled currency to surge in value.
The result was the popular leader's lowest score in nine surveys taken since he took office in June 2016.
Qatar’s inflation will average 2.6% this year, significantly above a consensus of just 1.5%, BMI Research has said in a report.
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The CPI inflation was however down 0.3% month-on-month in March this year as six main groups witnessed declines, according to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics data.
Asia's third-largest economy grew 7.2% in the December quarter, its fastest in five quarters, Ministry of Statistics data showed on Wednesday. That beat China's 6.8%.
Domestic funds turned bullish and there was substantially lower net selling by local retail investors on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which otherwise had once touched a six-year low this week.