Capital Markets

Qatar Capital Markets 2014
Regional political turbulence since 2011 has resulted in a challenging environment for exchanges across the GCC, but Doha’s relatively young bourse has shown its resilience over 2013. The Qatari bourse grew by 24.2% over 2013, led by a 38.7% expansion in the transportation sector. Even the year’s slowest-growing sectors – insurance and real estate – posted double-digit expansion. It has also continued to implement a strategic development plan that has established new indices and a junior market for small and medium-sized enterprises. GDP growth is expected to continue to grow over the coming years, with fiscal surpluses remaining high. This chapter contains a viewpoint from Adel Abdulaziz Khashabi, Head of QNB Financial Services.
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Sketch of Adel Abdulaziz Khashabi, Head of QNB Financial Services
Adel Abdulaziz Khashabi, Head of QNB Financial Services, on the upgrade of the Qatar Exchange to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index