Benchmark gains huge 323 points amid QR21bn surge in capitalisation

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The US presidential outcome and the global pharmaceutical major Pfizer’s disclosure of 90% efficacy in the Covid vaccine had its profound impact on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) this week.The bourse witnessed a huge 323 points addition in its key barometer and QR21bn in capitalisation this week which saw...

Doha Bank CEO says worst of virus, oil-shock impact is over

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) Doha Bank QPSC said the worst of the shock from the coronavirus pandemic and a slump in oil prices has already been reflected on the Qatar lender’s balance sheet.“We look forward to reset the button as and when the world reaches normalcy,” chief executive officer Dr Raghavan Seetharaman said...

QSE remains in positive trajectory despite domestic, Gulf funds’ sell pressure

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The Qatar Stock Exchange overcame strong selling pressure from domestic and Gulf funds in order to overall stay afloat in the positive trajectory this week which saw the bourse’s intentions to dual list exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the US’ NASDAQ.Foreign individuals were seen bullish on the bourse, which...

CRA Participates in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS)

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) represented by the His Excellency Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai, President of CRA has participated today in a high-level interactive policy session within the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2020, which is conducted this year in virtual format from June 22 - September 10, 2020 featuring a weekly...

VODAFONE QATAR TO ANNOUNCE ITS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS ON 28 JULY 2020

 Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C. (“Vodafone Qatar” or the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors will meet on 28 July 2020 to approve the Company’s financial results for the second quarter ending 30 June 2020.  The Board will also consider other items included on the Agenda for the meeting. The Company’s Financial Results will be made publicly available...

MoTC, PwC Qatar hold webinar on ‘Digital Tax Function: An SME Perspective’

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) PwC Qatar, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), held a webinar on the “Digital Tax Function: An SME Perspective”, under MoTC’s Digital Transformation of Small & Medium Business Enterprises programme, supporting the development of Qatar’s knowledge-based economy by developing a sustainable and innovative ICT ecosystem.The...

Deutsche Bank Enters into Partnership with Google Cloud Services

Deutsche Bank said that it has agreed a strategic, multiyear partnership with Google to give the German lender access to cloud services and drive innovation in technology-based financial products for clients. A source familiar with the matter told Reuters that Deutsche Bank expects the partnership to generate more than 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) in accumulated earnings before...

Qatar full of opportunities for Japanese investors: Doha Bank GCEO

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) There are opportunities galore for Japanese investors to take part in Qatar’s phenomenal growth, Doha Bank Group CEO R Seetharaman said on Tuesday.Speaking at a webinar entitled ‘Bilateral and Synergistic Opportunities between Qatar and Japan’, he said that Japanese investors can get easy access to the growth by investing...

Ashghal committee signs contracts with Qatari artists for beautification project

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) The Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads and Public Places in Qatar at the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has signed contracts with Qatari artists to receive ideas for artworks and sculptures to be installed in different locations of Qatar.The Committee of Artwork includes members from the main committee at...

PPP law to help boost major projects in Qatar: Minister

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) The issuance of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) law will be crucial in regulating the private sector’s contribution to the implementation of major development projects in Qatar, Minister of Commerce and Industry HE Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari said on Tuesday.Addressing the opening session of the first PPP conference entitled...