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Liquidity surged 21.98% to reach QAR 1.25 billion, from QAR 1.02 billion in the week before.
25 May 04:14 PM QSE gains QAR 3.4bn in week
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) fell 0.42% to reach 10,060.52 points in the week ended 25 May 2017, against 10,103.35 points in the previous week. The market value rose 0.63% reaching QAR 540.86 billion ($148.39 …
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25 May 02:48 PM Kuwait crude oil up 69 cents Wednesday – KPC
Kuwait – Mubasher: The price of Kuwait’s crude oil rose by 69 cents to settle at $50.97 per barrel (pb) on Wednesday, compared to $50.28 pb on Tuesday, according to the latest data issued by the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). At the global …
QSE's main index slid 26.83 points at Thursday's close.
25 May 02:05 PM QSE ends Thursday down on real estate, telecoms sectors
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) closed Thursday in the red zone, after losing 0.27% or 26.83 points to reach 10,060.52 points. Three sectors dropped, led by the real estate sector which retreated 6.48% as Ezdan …
Ezdan was the most active stock in terms of trading volume and value
25 May 10:05 AM QSE slides 80.34 pts at Thursday’s open
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) fell 0.80% or 80.34 points to reach 10,007.01 points in Thursday’s early trades. By 9:52 am Qatar time, three sectors dropped, led by the real estate sector with 3.87% as Ezdan …
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25 May 08:37 AM Ezdan to become private joint stock company
Doha – Mubasher: Ezdan Holding Group said its extraordinary general meeting (EGM) approved to turn from a public shareholding company into a private joint stock one, according to a statement. The shareholders authorised the board to appoint …
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24 May 07:34 PM Moody’s downgraded Hong Kong’s rating
Mubasher: Financial Services has downgraded Hong Kong’s rating on Wednesday, after recently cutting its rating on China, according to a recent report. The rating agency downgraded local and foreign currency ratings on Wednesday from AA2 to AA1, …
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24 May 06:43 PM Kuwaiti oil exports to China up 38% in April
Mubasher: Kuwait's crude oil exports to China surged 37.5% in April 2017 to 1.63 million tons, equivalent to around 397,000 barrels per day (bpd), government data showed, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). Kuwaiti shipments of crude oil to …
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24 May 04:48 PM UAE supports extending the OPEC agreement - Minister
Abu Dhabi - Mubasher: The United Arab Emirates minister of energy, Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazroui, said on Wednesday that his country supports extending the oil output cut agreement. The UAE is ready to endorse a six or a nine-month extension …
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24 May 04:17 PM Ooredoo to pay $9.4m to bond holders 22 June
Doha – Mubasher: Ooredoo Tamweel Limited (OTL), a fully owned subsidiary of Ooredoo, on Wednesday reported that it will pay its Global Term Medium Note (GMTN) interest to bond holders on 22 June 2017. The total amount stands at $9.38 million out …
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24 May 03:52 PM Oman oil prices rise 89 cents
Mubasher: The price of Oman oil futures for July delivery went up by 89 cents per barrel today, according to the data of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME). Data showed that Omani crude oil registered $53.24 per barrel (pb) on Wednesday, compared …
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24 May 01:28 PM QSE slides 35.65 pts at Wednesday’s close
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) ended Wednesday in the red zone, after losing 0.35% or 35.65 points to reach 10,087.35 points. Most of the sectors dropped, with the exception of the transportation sector which …
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24 May 10:33 AM QIB inaugurates new branch
Doha – Mubasher: Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) announced the opening of its newest branch at Doha Festival City, the bank said on Wednesday. The new branch will operate from Saturday until Thursday from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm and from 3:30 pm to 9:00 pm. …
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24 May 10:18 AM QSE slides 19.99 pts at Wednesday’s open
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) fell 0.2% or 19.99 points to reach 10,103.01 points in Wednesday’s early trades. By 10:03 am Qatar time, most of the sectors dropped, with the exception of the insurance and …
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24 May 09:51 AM Vodafone Qatar to hold AGM 12 June
Doha – Mubasher: Vodafone Qatar’s annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on 12 June 2017, the company stated on Wednesday. In case of incomplete quorum, it will be held on 14 June, according to a filing to the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE). The …
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24 May 07:51 AM GCC bourses likely to move sideways ahead of OPEC meeting
By: Mahmoud Gamal  Mubasher: The GCC bourses are expected to continue their sideways performance on Wednesday, as investors are waiting for the trend of oil prices following the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) …
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23 May 03:39 PM Qatar real estate trade reaches QAR 696m in week
Doha – Mubasher: The Qatari Ministry of Justice on Tuesday reported that the traded value of registered selling contracts from 14 to 18 May amounted to QAR 695.77 million. The traded real estate included vacant land plots, houses, residential …
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23 May 02:34 PM Oman oil price down $0.53
Mubasher: The price of Oman oil futures for July delivery decreased by 53 cents on Tuesday, according to data of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME). Data showed that Omani crude oil registered $52.35 per barrel (pb) on Tuesday, compared to $52.88 …
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23 May 01:32 PM QSE ends Tuesday down on transportation, real estate
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) ended Tuesday in the red zone after losing 0.12% or 11.9 points to reach 10,123 points. Most of the sectors fell, with the exception of the banks sector which rose 0.58% and the …
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23 May 10:22 AM QSE announces Ramadan trading times
Doha – Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Tuesday announced that its daily operations in Ramadan will take place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The trading period will remain from 9:30 am until 1:15 pm, with the pre-opening session starting at …
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23 May 10:14 AM Two sectors push QSE up at Tuesday’s open
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) rose 0.32% or 32.30 points to reach 10,167.2 points in Tuesday’s early trades. By 10:00 am Qatar time, three sectors grew, led by the banks sector with 0.59% as Qatar International …
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23 May 07:45 AM Kuwait, Qatar stocks attract foreign, institutional investors
By: Mahmoud Gamal  Mubasher: Institutional and foreign investors focused their investments in mid-cap and blue-chip stocks listed on the Kuwaiti and Qatari bourses which rose on Monday, analysts told Mubasher. The GCC bourses are expected to …
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22 May 10:05 PM Oil prices up to highest level in 4 weeks
Mubasher: Oil prices ended Monday’s trading in a rise as the meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) approaches, after the Iraq approved the proposal to extent the output deal. The price for West Texas Intermediate …
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22 May 09:20 PM How $10 drop in oil prices would affect Saudi economy?
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Saudi economy is highly vulnerable to prolonged lower global oil prices, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) said in a recent report. “With still glut in the oil market and the potential of recovery in oil …
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22 May 01:44 PM QSE surges 84.20 pts at Monday’s close
Doha – Mubasher: The main index of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) ended Monday in the green zone after gaining 0.84% or 84.20 points to reach 10,134.90 points. The consumer goods and services sector rose 1.19% as Zad Holding Company, Widam Food …
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22 May 12:14 PM Qatar completes first air-conditioned stadium for World Cup
Doha – Mubasher: Qatar revealed its first completed venue for the FIFA World Cup 2022, namly the Khalifa International Stadium, Arabian Business reported on Friday. The open air stadium, on which the final match of The Emir Cup already took place, …