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Rising gas receipts and World Cup influx set to lift Qatari lenders

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The country’s banks are set for a bumper year, even as a heavy reliance on foreign funding raises concerns.

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The changing face of sharia-compliant retail banking in the UK

March 9, 2022

Al Rayan Bank’s CEO, Giles Cunningham, on the growth prospects for Islamic Finance in the UK, the bank’s pivot towards commercial property and the prospects for sharia-compliant banking in the UK.

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Gulf consolidation slows as economic pressures ease

March 1, 2022

Middle Eastern fintechs and neobanks are attracting investment from overseas, as the wave of mega-mergers among the region’s largest lenders grinds to a halt.

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Qatar’s economy thrives through self-sufficiency

May 24, 2021

Despite the challenges of an economic blockade and Covid-19, Qatar's economy entered 2021 relatively unscathed. 

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Qatari banks' digital transformation remains on track

May 24, 2021

The chief executive of Qatar’s Doha Bank on getting through the pandemic and plans for 2021.

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Qatar’s banking sector stands strong in face of pandemic

May 24, 2021

The Gulf country was well positioned for difficult economic conditions when Covid-19 hit.

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Can Qatar's self-reliance strategy provide bulwark against crisis?

June 5, 2020

Gulf state hopes economic independence because of blockade will help it withstand downturn.

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Deep state pockets underpin Qatari banks resilience

June 5, 2020

Despite rising non-performing loans risk, confidence in banking system remains high. 

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Speedy response should shore up economy, says Qatar's central bank

June 5, 2020

Supportive measures will ease economic stress, says governor Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani.

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Qatar's banks rise above the blockade

June 3, 2019

Qatar's economy has continued to perform well during an economic blockade, and its banks have followed suit.

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