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Volume of shares traded retreated by 15.32%, with 41.07million shares changing hands at a value of QR1.92bn. With regard to market breadth, the decliners outnumbered advancers, with 22 dropping in value and …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, March 18 - 2008 @ 11:26
The number of shares traded increased a healthy 72% – just over 74 million changed hands, worth QR3.82bn ($1.05bn). Of the 41 companies listed, 31 ended the week higher.
Top performer was the Global Services Index, …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, March 02 - 2008 @ 22:51
“Qatar, like other Gulf countries, has a strong relationship with the US and they are not about to abandon a friend in need,” said Marios Maratheftis, Head of Research of the Middle East, …Read full article » Qatar: Thursday, February 14 - 2008 @ 14:17
Like many gulf countries, the majority of workers in Qatar are expats mainly coming from Asia. Currently, 75 per cent of the workforce is foreign, composed of 313,000 Indians, 266,000 Nepalese, 130,000 Sri Lankans and …Read full article » Qatar: Thursday, February 07 - 2008 @ 10:40
“Qatar is not a poor country catching up, it’s a rich country growing, which is even more impressive,” said Marios Maratheftis, Head of Research of the Middle East, North Africa & Pakistan at Standard Chartered …Read full article » Qatar: Thursday, January 24 - 2008 @ 21:21
Consumers in Qatar will care little for the way the licensing was handled, however, but will be far more interested in what it will mean to them in terms of extra services and discounted tariffs.
The bank has spent much of the year laying the ground work for its eventual full-scale operation and also completing a successful initial public offering (IPO) for Qatari investors only, in April. The bank …Read full article » Qatar: Wednesday, December 05 - 2007 @ 11:34
It hasn’t been a good couple of months for the QIA.
First, it saw its plan to buy more than 30 per cent of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) from New York based exchange Nasdaq …Read full article » Qatar: Wednesday, November 07 - 2007 @ 18:14
Qafco, which is 75 per cent owned by IQ and 25 per cent by Norway’s Yara International, had been eyeing a possible $1.2bn sale of bonds earlier this year to help fund the construction of …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, November 04 - 2007 @ 11:09
But the decision should not come as a complete surprise as some of Qatar’s biggest firms have been more than ready to invest in countries which are pretty near the bottom of the popularity charts …Read full article » Qatar: Wednesday, October 17 - 2007 @ 16:52