Qatar’s indicator for sector performance in the region reports a 15 per cent rise in net profit for first nine months of the year.
The assets being sold include land in Qatar and the Barwa New Cairo project in Egypt.
The Qatari telecoms operator is to own almost all of Kuwait’s Wataniya network as Kuwait Investment Authority sell up.
Order books for the deal reportedly hit over $6 billion ahead of launch.
The Qatari lender, part-owned by Qatar Holding, revealed profits last year of 243.7 million riyals.
Chief Executive Al-Baker says his airline will not join British Airways as part of the airline alliance.
As Qatar modernises itself for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, conservative traditionalists express concern.
A whistle-stop tour of Singapore, UAE and London as Deutsche Bank, HSBC and QInvest LLC are mandated for the Islamic bond.
The Gulf state will help set-up a Franco-Qatari fund aimed at investing millions of Euros into depressed French suburbs.
The investment bank is reducing staff in Dubai and relocating some jobs to Qatar, say sources.
The Qatari lender said that it will use the additional capital to meet strategic business requirements.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani estimates two to three per cent inflation for 2012.
The bank has hired HSBC, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and QInvest to manage the issuance.
The Qatari bank has bought the properties as it looks to capitalise on London’s growing demand for high-end real estate.
Egypt’s biggest investment bank, EFG Hermes and Qatar’s QInvest had reached an agreement in May 2012.
Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has built up a stake of more than 12 per cent in mining company Xstrata.
Qatar Telecom has already received approval to buy the remaining 47.5 per cent stake in Wataniya for $2.2 billion.
Saudi Arabia came second, followed by the UAE in the World Economic Forum’s annual ranking.
The hacking attack is the latest in a wave of cyber attacks on news agencies and energy companies in the region.
The bank has hired JP Morgan to advise on its planned buyout of the French bank’s Middle Eastern asset.
The company confirmed that operational systems both onsite and offshore are secure and that production is not affected.
The state-owned operator repaid the five-year syndicated term loan from existing funds.
Fees from Qatar Investment Authority paid to the British bank are being scrutinised by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.
The increasing volume of activity in the build-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup has pushed up costs in Qatar, says study.
Massive public spending and impressive GDP growth saw a bumper year for Qatar’s banking sector.
CITIC, partly owned by China’s sovereign wealth fund, did not give financial details of the investment.
New ratio demand leaves the commodity giant at a loss as potential mining deal looks close to collapse.
The Qatari-owned investment company increases its luxury goods portfolio with British fashion brand.
Qatar inflation rose to its highest level so far this year in July, driven by furniture, textiles and home appliances.
Qatar Telecom has received approval from Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority to buy a stake in Wataniya for $2.2 billion.
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