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Qatar Islamic banks post double-digit credit extension growth in July

Qatar Islamic banks post double-digit credit extension growth in July

Islamic banks in Qatar registered a strong double-digit year-on-year growth in credit extension in July, substantially outpacing the loan growth within the conventional domestic banks ...

Qatar Islamic banks' total assets rise 1.77% in 9 months in 2018: OBG

Qatar Islamic banks' total assets rise 1.77% in 9 months in 2018: OBG

The total assets of Qatar’s four Islamic banks rose by 1.77%, while their financing assets climbed by 3.81% in the first nine months of 2018, Oxford Business Group has said in a report.

Qatar Islamic banks urged to tap modern technology for sustainable expansion

Qatar Islamic banks urged to tap modern technology for sustainable expansion

Islamic banks, which account for more than 26% of Qatar's banking assets, need to take advantage of modern technology to develop and expand their portfolio as well as reduce costs, in view of the umpteen opportunities in the country's mammoth infrastructure drive.

Qatari Islamic banks enjoy lowest cost-to-income ratios: IFSB

Qatari Islamic banks enjoy lowest cost-to-income ratios: IFSB

Qatari Islamic banks have consistently enjoyed the lowest cost-to-income ratios throughout the 2017-18 analysis period, the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) has said in a report.

Qatar Islamic banks grow despite blockade

Qatar Islamic banks grow despite blockade

Assets and revenues at Qatar's Islamic banks have grown over the past year despite the impact of the diplomatic rift in the Gulf region, according to data from the Islamic Financial Services Board.

Qatar plans central Shariah committee for Islamic banks

Qatar plans central Shariah committee for Islamic banks

Qatar is planning to set up a central Shariah committee for Islamic banks to create consistency in Islamic finance, according to the country's central bank.

European markets slide on banking jitters, Fed gloom

European markets slide on banking jitters, Fed gloom

European stock markets slid yesterday as investors reacted to the US Federal Reserve’s gloomy economic outlook and troubled banks in Italy.