US President Donald Trump put pressure on the authorities to develop and approve a vaccine for the novel coronavirus in a tweet on Saturday.
The International Monetary Fund warned Lebanon that its economic implosion is accelerating and told authorities to act urgently to pull the country back from crisis.
The Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday remained under bearish spell for the second consecutive day, mainly on increased net selling pressure from foreign funds.
Foreign and Gulf funds’ profit booking pressure on Tuesday further weakened the Qatar Stock Exchange, which settled 58 points lower.
Healthcare systems across Latin America risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the World Health Organisation has said, as the death toll from the disease in hard-hit Brazil nears 30,000.
The increased net selling pressure from foreign and Gulf funds on Monday dragged the Qatar Stock Exchange more than 43 points and its key index retreated below 8,900 levels.
Australia on Sunday added to growing pressure on China over its handling of the novel coronavirus, questioning its transparency and demanding an international investigation into the origins of the virus ...
Retailers on Tuesday stepped up their push for coronavirus-related restrictions to be eased in Germany so that shops can return to business, while several politicians also called for a gradual reopening of the country's schools.
The Qatar Stock Exchange remained under selling pressure for the fifth straight session and its key index settled below 9,500 levels despite increased buying interests from local and non-Qatari retail investors.
Faster decline, especially within the first 60 minutes of opening, had its spell on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which on Monday sunk below 10,300 points.
The Qatar Stock Exchange, which on Sunday reopened after Eid holidays, witnessed a rollercoaster drive with its key index making quick gains in the first half to touch 10,400 levels ...
Sterling weakened again on Thursday as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for her departure after a backlash over her last-ditch plans for Britain's exit from the European Union.