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Business News Wrap-up

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 03:09 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Qatar warns banks & financial institutions agaisnt trading in cryptocurrency

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 11:09 GMT

Qatar’s Central Bank warned financial institutions including banks not to trade in bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency.

Survey: Qatar’s 2017 GDP growth rate to mark a new 22-yr low

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Budget deficit is expected to register 5.1 percent of GDP this year, while inflation’s forecast declined to 2.2 percent from 2.5 percent.

Diplomatic crisis ‘a blow’ to Qatar's economy: report

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 06:10 GMT

Foreign liabilities of commercial banks declined, fueling concerns about a potential struggle in external debts, Capital Economics said.

Qatar’s economy feels the pinch as rift enters 3rd month

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Two busy-schedule months for Arab foreign ministers passed, however, the political rift between four Arab states and Qatar is still ongoing, imposing economic pressures on Doha