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QNB report sheds light on key factors driving global growth

Tribune News Network Doha Earlier this month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised up its outlook for the global economy. It now expects global growth at 3.6 percent in 2017, slightly up from its previous forecast of 3.5 ..

US deficit grows to $666 bn as lawmakers eye tax cuts

AFP Washington The US budget deficit grew to $666 billion in just-ended fiscal year 2017, according to official data released, after lawmakers took a step toward enacting $1.5 trillion in tax cuts. The deficit climbed 13.6 percent ..

China still on track to hit growth target

reuters BEIJING China's economy is on track to meet its official growth target for 2017, the head of the state planning agency said on Saturday, despite a punishing war on pollution which is expected to slash industrial output ..

Reuters WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that asset purchases and other unconventional policy tools must remain part of the Fed's arsenal as long as the economy remains stuck in a low interest-rate ..

Reuters DETROIT Consumer Reports said on Friday that Tesla had apparently misunderstood the"average" reliability rating the magazine assigned to the electric carmaker's Model 3 sedan this week, calling it ..

Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Sauod al Thani has led a Qatari business delegation, including Qatar Development Bank (QDB) CEO Abdulaziz al Khalifa, and representatives from Qatar ..

Reuters BEIJING China's economy is on track to meet its official growth target for 2017, the head of the state planning agency said on Saturday, despite a punishing war on pollution which is expected to slash industrial output ..

Reuters ANKARA Turkey's banking regulator urged the public on Saturday to ignore rumours about financial institutions, in an apparent dismissal of a report that some Turkish banks face billions of dollars of US fines over ..

Satyendra Pathak Doha Qatar's stock market failed to sustain its gaining momentum on the weekly basis as most sector indices closed in the negative territory. The main index of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index decreased by ..

Reuters CARACAS/HOUSTON Venezuela's state-run oil firm, PDVSA, is increasingly delivering poor quality crude oil to major refiners in the United States, India and China, causing repeated complaints, cancelled orders and ..

Reuters LONDON The value of corporate deals with sovereign wealth fund (SWF) participation halved in the third quarter as oil-driven funds continued to take a back seat. Asian funds GIC of Singapore and CIC of China made all the ..