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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.

Baladna plans to tap more export markets, expand domestic outlets

Baladna plans to tap more export markets, expand domestic outlets

Baladna, a beacon of self-sufficiency that has been growing more than 100% year-on-year, is rolling out a two-tier strategy, which includes tapping more export markets and expanding domestic outlets ...

Capital flows to emerging markets rebound in Q1: QNB

Capital flows to emerging markets rebound in Q1: QNB

Capital flows to emerging markets (EM) have seen a clear rebound in the first quarter after suffering in 2018 due to tight global financial conditions and dollar appreciation, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Ministry to open more markets for Qatari farmers

Ministry to open more markets for Qatari farmers

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment will open more markets to support Qatari farmers, it was announced on Thursday.

QDB initiative to help Qatari products reach broader markets

QDB initiative to help Qatari products reach broader markets

Home-based businesses in Qatar now have the opportunity to further promote and sell their products locally and even abroad following the launch of a rebranding and marketing initiative ...

QFC firms to get access to EU markets as 21 MoUs signed with regulators

QFC firms to get access to EU markets as 21 MoUs signed with regulators

The Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) has signed 21 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with securities regulators across the European Union ...

India struggles to soothe markets as liquidity concerns grow

India struggles to soothe markets as liquidity concerns grow

Indian authorities sought to calm markets on Monday but investors paid little heed as fears that the non-banking financial sector is facing a credit crunch hit domestic bonds, stocks and the rupee, adding to Friday's selloff.