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.
The initial public offering (IPO) market in Qatar is all set to witness drastic changes as companies wishing to go public will soon have a book building regime in place, it is learnt.
Qatar Airways Cargo division handled 1.49mn tonnes in 2019-20, up 2.8% on the previous fiscal, according to the national airline’s annual report.
Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced that applications are now open for the ‘Resilient Award, which comes in “recognition and encouragement for the innovation, creativity, and resilience” exhibited by private sector enterprises during Covid-19 pandemic, thereby inspiring more SMEs to adopt...
Independent financial analysis has shown Industries Qatar’s proposed purchase of Qatar Petroleum’s 25% stake in the share capital of Qatar Fertilizer Company for a purchase consideration of $1bn will not only bring higher returns to the company but also build-up IQ’s presence in the fertilisers...
The new finance minister of debt-saddled Lebanon said he would meet with a senior official from the International Monetary Fund on Saturday for a ‘courtesy visit’ and not bailout talks.
Guatemalan police arrested former presidential candidate Sandra Torres at her home on Monday, on charges the attorney general's office said included suspicion of violating campaign finance rules.
Britain must pay its Brexit divorce bill even if it crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the EU said Monday, warning that future ties would be threatened if London failed to honour its commitments.
India's auto industry demanded tax cuts and easier access to finance for dealers and buyers at a meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday to discuss the sector's woes, sources said ...
IATA has set a target to cap carbon dioxide emissions from international aviation at 2020 levels, mitigate over 2.5bn tonnes of CO2 and generate at least $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives.
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Qatar is organising its fourth banking workshop titled ‘Trade Finance Training 209’ slated on March 27 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Doha.