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Sheikh Abdullah urges US fintech firms to come to Qatar to boost banking sector

Sheikh Abdullah urges US fintech firms to come to Qatar to boost banking sector

HE the Qatar Central Bank governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani has reviewed the latest developments in the country's financial sector, as well as ways and means by which the State of Qatar ...

Insurance and banking counters witness selling pressure

Insurance and banking counters witness selling pressure

The Qatar Stock Exchange saw 50% of the traded constituents extend gains; yet it settled lower this week, which saw four of the five days in bearish mode.

Qatar banking outlook stays stable amid infrastructure spending drive: Moody's

Qatar banking outlook stays stable amid infrastructure spending drive: Moody's

The outlook for Qatar’s banking system remains stable as continued spending on the country’s infrastructure projects will drive modest economic growth and support lending ...

Realty, telecom and banking selling weigh on Qatar shares

Realty, telecom and banking selling weigh on Qatar shares

Strong selling – especially at the real estate, telecom and banking counters – on Sunday led the Qatar Stock Exchange to open the week weak and its key index retreated below 10,500 levels.

Qatar banking sector shifts towards digital technology: OBG

Qatar banking sector shifts towards digital technology: OBG

Qatar’s banking sector is undergoing broader changes, including a shift towards digital banking, which will likely see a reduction in branches and physical presence in the coming years, a new report has shown.

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.