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Qatar banking sector ‘resilient’

Qatar banking sector ‘resilient’

Qatar banking sector’s “volatility risk” has reduced with almost all the deposits from the blockading countries “going out of the system”, QCB said in its 10th Financial Stability Review (FSR).

Doha Bank H1 net profit rises 10.2% to QR519mn

Doha Bank H1 net profit rises 10.2% to QR519mn

Doha Bank has posted a half yearly net profit of QR519mn, up 10.2% on QR471mn registered in H1, 2018.

Local banking industry benefits from Qatar's economic growth: Al-Shaibei

Local banking industry benefits from Qatar's economic growth: Al-Shaibei

Qatar’s banking sector continues to benefit from the country’s economic expansion, solid fundamentals and relatively stable oil price, said QIIB chief executive officer Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei.

Banking, transport equities lift QSE 151 points to surpass 10,300 levels

Banking, transport equities lift QSE 151 points to surpass 10,300 levels

Ahead of Eid holidays, the Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday gained more than 151 points to surpass 10,300 levels, mainly lifted by banking and transport equities.

Banking, consumer goods sectors drive QSE to losses amid bearish sentiment

Banking, consumer goods sectors drive QSE to losses amid bearish sentiment

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week weak with a 105-point decline, mainly dragged by the banking and consumer goods sectors.

Higher oil prices, returning foreign liabilities enhance Qatar's banking liquidity, says Seetharaman

Higher oil prices, returning foreign liabilities enhance Qatar's banking liquidity, says Seetharaman

Qatar’s banking sector remains sound and the foreign liabilities that were withdrawn in the immediate aftermath of the “diplomatic rift” have been partially replaced with greater attention ...

Real estate, banking, consumer goods witness higher-than-average selling pressure

Real estate, banking, consumer goods witness higher-than-average selling pressure

The Qatar Stock Exchange witnessed more than 141 points erosion in the key index and more than QR11bn in capitalisation this week.

Sell pressure continues at QSE's banking, telecom and industrials counters

Sell pressure continues at QSE's banking, telecom and industrials counters

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday entered the third straight session of bearish spell on selling pressure, notably in banking, telecom and industrials counters, and its key index settled 46 points lower.

Trump sues banks in bid to block Congress subpoenas

Trump sues banks in bid to block Congress subpoenas

US President Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoenas ...

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four people have been arrested over the Hollywood-style theft of several million euros of cash on the tarmac of Tirana's airport, police said.

Doha hosts workshop on combating fraud and counterfeiting in banking

Doha hosts workshop on combating fraud and counterfeiting in banking

A specialised workshop on combating fraud and counterfeiting in banking kicked off in Doha on Monday to highlight the recent trends in the techniques of countering fraudulent and unethical operations inside institutions.

ICC Qatar to hold annual banking workshop on trade finance training

ICC Qatar to hold annual banking workshop on trade finance training

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.