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Chinese, Hong Kong stocks dive on Trump tariffs threat

Chinese, Hong Kong stocks dive on Trump tariffs threat

Shanghai stocks suffered their worst day in more than three years on Monday after US President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs on imports from China at the end of this week, dealing a blow to hopes of an imminent end to their trade war.

Qatar stocks diverge from falling peers as foreign buyers flock

Qatar stocks diverge from falling peers as foreign buyers flock

Stocks in Doha are set to finish the year at the most expensive level in nearly 16 months, a sharp contrast to a slump in valuation for peers in emerging markets in 2018 ...

India's rupee, stocks down as central bank chief quits

India's rupee, stocks down as central bank chief quits

India's rupee plunged along with equities on Tuesday after the country's central bank chief quit following a dispute with the government that analysts say raises fears about its independence.

Experts optimistic about QSE's stocks face value cut

Experts optimistic about QSE's stocks face value cut

A large number of experts on Saturday said that the Qatar Stock Exchange's move to lower the face value of listed companies to QR1 from QR10 is expected to have a positive impact on the stock market.

Mango lovers feel bitter about ‘short supply’ of fruit

Mango lovers feel bitter about ‘short supply’ of fruit

The supply of mangoes to the entire Gulf region “has not been that encouraging this season”.

Brent crude oil surges above $80

Brent crude oil surges above $80

Benchmark oil contract Brent North Sea surged above $80 a barrel on Thursday, hitting the highest level since late 2014 and extending a recent run higher fuelled by tight supply concerns.

Insurance, consumer goods and banking stocks lift QSE to above 9,100 levels

Insurance, consumer goods and banking stocks lift QSE to above 9,100 levels

The Qatar Stock Exchange settled above 9,100 levels mainly lifted by insurance, consumer goods and banking equities.

Global market panic recedes as Wall Street stems bleeding

Global market panic recedes as Wall Street stems bleeding

A collective sigh of relief swept across global trading floors on Tuesday as bargain hunters swooped on Wall Street stocks, stemming a haemorrhage that had been spreading panic among investors.

Oil falls for a second day as investor risk appetite wanes

Oil falls for a second day as investor risk appetite wanes

Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday, driven by ongoing evidence of rising US crude output, while wary investors sold off stocks, bonds and commodities.

QSE index drops 0.51% on selling pressure in banking, realty stocks

QSE index drops 0.51% on selling pressure in banking, realty stocks

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week weak, mainly on selling pressure in the banking and realty counters.

QSE edges lower on correction, but stays above 9,100

QSE edges lower on correction, but stays above 9,100

Strong correction, especially in realty and insurance, drove the Qatar Stock Exchange down on Wednesday, even as it stood above 9,100 levels.

Fish stocks surge along Qatar coast

Fish stocks surge along Qatar coast

The sea around Qatar currently has "more than usual" quantities of fish such as tuna, king fish and hamour, according to fishermen.