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Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

The 19-nation region has had a poor start to 2019: disappointingly weak indicators keep rolling in, the list of one-off growth inhibitors is getting longer, and a slew of institutions are downgrading their forecasts.

A M Best affirms QGIRC ratings with 'stable' outlook

A M Best affirms QGIRC ratings with 'stable' outlook

Global insurance rating agency A M Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of 'A-(Excellent)' and the long-term issuer credit rating of “a-” of the Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Company ...

CI affirms QIB's rating at ‘A’ with a 'stable' outlook

CI affirms QIB's rating at ‘A’ with a 'stable' outlook

Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI), the international credit rating agency, has affirmed Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) financial strength rating (FSR) at ‘A’, with a "stable" outlook.

Moody's upgrades Qatar banking sector outlook to 'stable'

Moody's upgrades Qatar banking sector outlook to 'stable'

Global credit rating agency Moody’s has upgraded Qatar’s banking sector outlook to “stable” from “negative”, reflecting the resilience of the country's economy and banking system ...

Moody's strong rating shows strength of Qatar economy: QIIB

Moody's strong rating shows strength of Qatar economy: QIIB

The change of QIIB's outlook to "stable" is based on the operational environment flexibility in Qatar.

QNB Weekly Market Report

QNB Weekly Market Report

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index increased by 438.34 points, or 5.64%, during the trading week to close at 8,211.94.

'Explosion' heard near sub's last known position: navy

'Explosion' heard near sub's last known position: navy

Argentina's navy confirmed Thursday that an unusual noise heard in the ocean near the last known position of an Argentine navy submarine appeared to be an explosion ...

Aussie batsman Khawaja reveals racial abuse

Aussie batsman Khawaja reveals racial abuse

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has revealed he was racially abused so much growing up that he refused to support the national side, and claimed “racism” once played a role in selections for the team.

Business as usual as USOC prepares for Winter Games

Business as usual as USOC prepares for Winter Games

Not a single American athlete has expressed security concerns about next year’s Winter Games in South Korea and it is business as usual for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as it pushes ahead with preparations, officials said yesterday.

Moody’s assigns QIB first-time ratings of 'A1' with stable outlook

Moody’s assigns QIB first-time ratings of 'A1' with stable outlook

Qatar Islamic Bank has said Moody’s Investors Service assigned a first time rating of ‘A1’ with stable outlook to QIB’s local and foreign currency deposit.

Amazon is building global delivery business to take on Alibaba

Amazon is building global delivery business to take on Alibaba

In recent weeks, speculation has mounted that Amazon.com plans to launch a global shipping and logistics operation that will compete with United Parcel Service and Federal Express Corp.

Lanka to review deal with Airbus

Lanka to review deal with Airbus

Sri Lanka will review a controversial deal reached by the previous administration to buy new Airbus aircraft despite huge losses at the national carrier, the prime minister said yesterday.