New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

Belgium imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Monday as Switzerland made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces, the latest desperate measures by European governments ...

Coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000 as fears grow for Chinese economy

Coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000 as fears grow for Chinese economy

The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities, while the prolonged disruption to factories and businesses ...

Growth momentum surges in Qatar non-energy private sector: QFC

Growth momentum surges in Qatar non-energy private sector: QFC

Improved sentiments in output, new businesses and jobs have signalled returning of growth momentum in Doha's non-energy private sector at the end of the third quarter ...

Oil surges amid Opec caution to offset Iran sanctions

Oil surges amid Opec caution to offset Iran sanctions

Oil prices hit their highest in about six months on Tuesday as sources said Gulf Opec members were ready to raise output only if there was demand before offsetting any shortfall following a US decision ...

GWC 2018 net profit surges 10% to QR237.5mn

GWC 2018 net profit surges 10% to QR237.5mn

Driven by its long-term growth strategy, Qatar’s leading logistics provider GWC posted a net profit of QR237.5mn in 2018, up 10% on the previous year.

Qatar bourse index surges on strong buying interests

Qatar bourse index surges on strong buying interests

Foreign institutions’ substantially stronger buying interests on Monday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange above 9,100 levels and capitalisation expanded more than QR11bn.

Price of safety surges in Swiss stocks as old haven awakens

Price of safety surges in Swiss stocks as old haven awakens

Swiss stocks, dislodged in 2015 as a haven from European volatility, have seen the status restored following Brexit