Qatar

June 19, 2013

Central Bank of Qatar
11:14 GMT

Qatar Exchange has announced the introduction of government bonds issued by the Qatar Central Bank for trading on the exchange, which will commence on 20 June 2013.

June 17, 2013

PSG offering to buy Gareth Bale in 85mln pounds deal to lure Villas-Boas
15:11 GMT

Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) has offered to buy Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale in a bid to lure Andre Villas-Boas to the French capital.

Former Taliban fighters hand over their weapons (File photo used for illustrative purposes)
13:30 GMT

Afghan Taliban are set to open an office in the Qatari capital on Tuesday

Central Bank of Qatar
11:36 GMT

Qatar's central bank has tightened its curbs on how much banks can invest in stocks and bonds, according to a circular released by the central bank.

June 16, 2013

Emirates Securities Market
14:00 GMT

Stock markets in the UAE and Qatar gained on Wednesday after the MSCI upgraded the two countries to emerging market status. This is likely to attract increased attention from foreign investors.

UDC is the developer of a man-made island in Doha
12:46 GMT

United Development Co (UDC) , the developer of a man-made island in Doha, said on Thursday that is raising a 1.56 billion riyals ($428.4 million) loan facility from Qatar National Bank.

June 15, 2013

Ibrahimovic optimistic over Rooney joining him at PSG
14:49 GMT

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney might accept Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's plea to join him at PSG, where PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has also confessed that he is a fan of Rooney.

Becks finally agrees on deal of 3.4 mln-pound PSG salary donation to French children's charities
14:44 GMT

Former England captain David Beckham has reportedly agreed on a charity deal to donate his whopping 3.4 million pound wages from Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) to French children's charity houses.

June 13, 2013

Thiago Silva: I'll speak to Ibrahimovic before deciding my future
22:15 GMT

The Brazil defender has said he is devastated to see speculation linking Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid and will consider his own plans along with his team-mate

June 11, 2013

Total and Qatari officials weren’t immediately available for comment.
11:46 GMT

Qatari investors have increased their stake in Total to 4.8 percent, said news website Wansquare on Monday. According to the news website, investors from Qatar have increased their participation in the past year and notably in recent weeks.

Over 70 per cent of the respondents have used online advertising to help reach new clients
11:39 GMT

Over 100 business leaders representing over 80 Qatari small and medium businesses from various sectors attended the SME Evolution Program 2013 launch event in the Four Seasons Hotel Doha.

June 10, 2013

The interest generated by the bid demonstrates the confidence that the local financial institutions place in supporting the local industrial sector
12:31 GMT

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) has secured a QAR 1.1 billion facility from Barwa Bank to fund its expansion plans.

Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, 33, is set to be Qatar’s next emir, Al Bawaba Arabic reported.
10:47 GMT

Shekih Tamim Bin Hamad, the 33-year-old Qatar crown prince and son of current emir Khalifa Al Thani, is set to be Gulf's next emir. Meanwhile, the current prime minister and cousin of Hamad is said to be stepping down.

UAE would attract significant capital flows in additional foreign investment
07:00 GMT

The UAE and Qatar will see a gradual surge in foreign investment inflows of up to $3 billion if they get elevated to the emerging market status tomorrow, investment managers said.

June 9, 2013

Qatar Central Bank to issue 4 billion riyals of debt
14:36 GMT

Qatar's Central Bank said on Thursday it would issue 1 billion Qatari riyals ($300 million) worth of sukuk and 3 billion riyals worth of bonds next week.