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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 ...

Qatar non-hydrocarbon private sector outlook stays 'strongly positive': QFC

Qatar non-hydrocarbon private sector outlook stays 'strongly positive': QFC

Qatar's non-hydrocarbon private sector outlook remained "strongly positive" on the back of fast weakening input prices and robust business expectations, according to the findings of the Qatar Financial Center (QFC).

PMI shows growth outlook for business activity strengthens

PMI shows growth outlook for business activity strengthens

The most recent PMI survey of Qatar pointed to a stronger 12-month outlook for business activity, which was held back somewhat by a collection of local factors and aggravated by observed seasonal trends.

QSE gains more than 37 points on foreign institutions’ bullish outlook

QSE gains more than 37 points on foreign institutions’ bullish outlook

Foreign institutions’ bullish outlook on Tuesday helped the Qatar Stock Exchange gain more than 37 points to overall surpass 10,250 levels.

Aamal sees ‘optimistic’ 2019 on upbeat Qatar economic outlook

Aamal sees ‘optimistic’ 2019 on upbeat Qatar economic outlook

Aamal Company is adopting an optimistic outlook as Qatar’s economy continues to perform well, showing resilience and strength due to the successful implementation of government strategies ...

Fitch affirms Commercial Bank’s rating at ‘A’ with stable outlook

Fitch affirms Commercial Bank’s rating at ‘A’ with stable outlook

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Commercial Bank’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘A’ with a stable outlook, short-term IDR at ‘F1’, viability rating (VR) was downgraded to ‘bb+’ from ‘bbb’.

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.