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Asia markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall Street

Asia markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall Street

Most Asian and European markets fell on Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York that was fuelled by fears a coronavirus resurgence will force fresh economically painful containment measures.

GCC markets are opening to foreign capital, encouraging foreign equity ownership: Moody’s

GCC markets are opening to foreign capital, encouraging foreign equity ownership: Moody’s

GCC markets are opening to foreign capital and encouraging foreign equity ownership Moody’s Investor Service said and noted in 2019 Qatar’s cabinet approved a law ...

Local tourism in Qatar upbeat as markets reopen, says industry expert

Local tourism in Qatar upbeat as markets reopen, says industry expert

The government’s recent lifting of Covid-19 restrictions has been instrumental in boosting tourism-related activities across different destinations in Qatar, according to an industry expert.

Markets witness broad price rally in August after collapse

Markets witness broad price rally in August after collapse

August turned out to be the strongest month for the broadly-exposed Bloomberg Commodity Index, since April 2016. Four consecutive months of gains have seen the index claw back ...

Asian markets mixed with eyes on stimulus, China-US tensions

Asian markets mixed with eyes on stimulus, China-US tensions

Asian markets were mixed on Monday as investors weighed ongoing China-US tensions and the struggle by Washington lawmakers to hammer out a much-needed new stimulus.

Gold hits record high on haven demand as markets rally sputters

Gold hits record high on haven demand as markets rally sputters

Gold hit a record high Monday as investors rushed into the safe-haven on concerns about China-US tensions, a spike in virus infections around the world and a lack of progress on a new stimulus bill in Washington.

Emerging economies’ financial markets highly volatile due to pandemic concerns

Emerging economies’ financial markets highly volatile due to pandemic concerns

According to the IMF's April 2020 outlook, the Chinese economy is expected to grow by 1.2% in 2020. The Chinese yuan was above 7 against the US dollar and has weakened by more than 2% this year.

Mahaseel markets 10 million kilos of vegetables in the local market

Mahaseel markets 10 million kilos of vegetables in the local market

Mahaseel for Marketing and Agri Services Company, a subsidiary of Hassad), has marketed 10mn kg of vegetables in the local market, during the current agricultural season ...

4-month rent exemption granted to shops in traditional markets

4-month rent exemption granted to shops in traditional markets

The Private Engineering Office announced on Wednesday that all shops in its traditional markets will be exempted from rents for a period of four months starting from April 1, 2020.

Global equity markets crash on virus fears, oil prices plunge

Global equity markets crash on virus fears, oil prices plunge

Equity markets collapsed Monday as the rapidly spreading coronavirus fans fears for the global economy, while a crash in oil prices added to the panic with energy firms taking a hammering ...

Mahaseel markets 1mn kg of local vegetables

Mahaseel markets 1mn kg of local vegetables

Mahaseel for Marketing and Agricultural Services Company (a subsidiary of Hassad Food) has marketed 1mn kilograms of local vegetables in the Qatari market, since the beginning of the current agricultural season.

Innovative features of QIB mobile app eases customers access to capital markets

Innovative features of QIB mobile app eases customers access to capital markets

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has released additional innovative features to its Mobile App, making it easier for customers to access capital markets, among other functions.