Smart security sys makes container inspection foolproof at Hamad Port

Smart security sys makes container inspection foolproof at Hamad Port

Hamad Port is capable of inspecting 24,000 containers per day using high-tech smart security systems installed inside the $7.4bn mega facility, an official of Qatar’s Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya) has said.

Why ‘big Iran investment’ moment may be years away

Why ‘big Iran investment’ moment may be years away

For every investor who sees opportunity in a post-sanctions Iran, there are others who see the same old legal morass.

Barwa Bank Q1 net profit advances 4% to QR209mn

Barwa Bank Q1 net profit advances 4% to QR209mn

Registering robust growth across the bank’s balance sheet and verticals, Barwa Bank has made a first quarter net profit of QR209mn...

Technical analysis of the QSE index

Technical analysis of the QSE index

The QSE index managed to gain 1.98% this week vs the previous week. Volumes are picking up but still below average.

Weekly Market Report

Weekly Market Report

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index gained 235.28 points, or 1.98%, during the week, to close at 12,133.23.

Doha Bank inaugurates its representative office in South Africa

Doha Bank inaugurates its representative office in South Africa

Doha Bank hopes to attract the support of key South African banks to initially establish Nostro account relationships...

 Fed’s first rate increase in years getting ever closer: QNB

Fed’s first rate increase in years getting ever closer: QNB

The US Federal Reserve seems intent on raising interest rates in the coming months, which QNB said will be the first interest...

Ooredoo data centres offer enhanced services for Qatar’s business community

Ooredoo data centres offer enhanced services for Qatar’s business community

More businesses in Qatar are deploying services at Ooredoo data centres as the pace of automation and the deployment

 Indonesia seeks Middle East investors in tourism projects

Indonesia seeks Middle East investors in tourism projects

As part of an overall tourism offensive, Indonesia plans to increase the number of well-spending visitors from the Middle East...

Greek crisis deepens further as Europe rejects bailout extension

Greek crisis deepens further as Europe rejects bailout extension

Greece hurtled towards default and a possible euro exit yesterday after Europe ...

Dollar bulls ready to applaud jobs on route to higher rates

Dollar bulls ready to applaud jobs on route to higher rates

Dollar bulls are becoming the US labour market’s biggest cheerleaders as Federal Reserve policy

Oil prices rise as traders await Greece’s bailout deals

Oil prices rise as traders await Greece’s bailout deals

Oil prices rose over the week despite the crude market facing pressure from high supplies, as traders awaited...