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IMF sees world economy in its worst recession since Great Depression

IMF sees world economy in its worst recession since Great Depression

The International Monetary Fund sees the world economy suffering its worst recession since the Great Depression this year, with emerging markets and low-income nations in Africa, Latin America and Asia at particularly high risk.

Qatar economy seems to have entered new normal: Euler Hermes

Qatar economy seems to have entered new normal: Euler Hermes

Qatar's economy seems to have entered a new normal where the country will continue experiencing slower growth rates, Euler Hermes has said in a report.

Qatar real GDP edges down in Q4 on hydrocarbons, manufacturing: PSA

Qatar real GDP edges down in Q4 on hydrocarbons, manufacturing: PSA

Qatar's economy witnessed a marginal slowdown during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 with the real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP) edging down 0.6% year-on-year ...

QSE snaps four days of bullish run to settle below 9,000 points

QSE snaps four days of bullish run to settle below 9,000 points

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday snapped four days of bullish run to lose as much as 41 points and settle below 9,000 points, mainly dragged by increased selling pressure from the Gulf funds.

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory fueled by coordinated effort

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory fueled by coordinated effort

A conspiracy theory linking 5G technology to the outbreak of the coronavirus is quickly gaining momentum, with celebrities including actor Woody Harrelson promoting the idea.

QICDRC holds its first fully remote hearing

QICDRC holds its first fully remote hearing

The Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC) has held its first fully remote hearing on April 7 and 8, with judges, court staff and lawyers all appearing from different locations across four different countries.

Qatar’s continuous efforts to halt virus spreading laudable

Qatar’s continuous efforts to halt virus spreading laudable

Under the current extraordinary circumstances, when the outbreak of Covid-19 emerged as a “Black Swan” and consequently impacted most of economic activities all over the globe since early 2020, governmental and private sectors have proved to be prudent, trusted and responsible partners in defeating

Safety record silver lining amid dark clouds in the sky

Safety record silver lining amid dark clouds in the sky

Nearly 4.54bn travellers, the equivalent of more than half the world’s population, flew on 46.8mn flights around the globe in 2019.

Airlines continue to grapple with Covid-19 impact

Airlines continue to grapple with Covid-19 impact

Here’s a roundup of the latest aviation news from around the world, as the industry continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Iran is pressing for IMF loan; some business to stay shut despite easing

Iran is pressing for IMF loan; some business to stay shut despite easing

President Hassan Rouhani pressed harder on Wednesday for a $5bn emergency IMF loan Iran has sought to fight the Middle East’s worst coronavirus outbreak, saying the Fund would be guilty of discrimination if it withholds the money.

China faces its worst job market in over 20 years

China faces its worst job market in over 20 years

China faces its worst job market in more than two decades, with tens of millions of people temporarily without work or unemployed in the first three months of 2020 and the number of jobs set to shrink by more than 10mn this year, according to UBS Group AG economists.

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