QCB announces rate hike from Thursday

QCB announces rate hike from Thursday

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has announced that it will raise its deposit rate (QCBDR) by 75 basis points (bps) to 3.75%, with effect from September 22.

QCB to introduce enhancements in T-bills

QCB to introduce enhancements in T-bills

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) is strengthening the treasury bills (T-bills) sector by launching shorter tenure treasury bills as well as enhancing the present size of T-bills, a move that ought to enhance international investment appeal.

QCB foreign currency reserves rise to QR211.325bn in July

QCB foreign currency reserves rise to QR211.325bn in July

The foreign currency reserves and liquidity of the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) increased by 2.79% to reach QR211.325bn in July compared to QR205.575bn in July 2021.

QCB to issue World Cup commemorative currencies

QCB to issue World Cup commemorative currencies

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) will soon issue commemorative currencies for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022.

QCB issues QR600mn treasury bills for August

QCB issues QR600mn treasury bills for August

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) issued on Tuesday treasury bills for August, for three, six and nine months, with a value of QR 600 million

Qatar Central Bank hikes interest rates

Qatar Central Bank hikes interest rates

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) announced Wednesday it was raising the deposit rate 75 basis points to 3%. It also raised the lending rate 50 basis points to 3.75%.

QCB settles over 3,000 cheques on first day of extending work of ECC

QCB settles over 3,000 cheques on first day of extending work of ECC

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) revealed that it settled more than 3,000 cheques worth QR80mn on the first day of extending the work of the Electronic Check Conversion (ECC).

QCB issues QR600mn treasury bills for July

QCB issues QR600mn treasury bills for July

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) issued on Tuesday treasury bills for July, for three, six and nine months, with a value of QR 600 million.

QCB: 25,000 local transactions worth over QR230mn executed

QCB: 25,000 local transactions worth over QR230mn executed

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Saturday announced that more than 25,000 local transactions, worth more than QR230mn, were executed within the first 24 hours of the start of the money transfer service outside official working hours.

Qatar Central Bank raises interest rates

Qatar Central Bank raises interest rates

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) announced Wednesday that the bank's deposit rate (QCBDR) will be raised by 75 basis points to become 2.25%

QCB’s high global reserves indicate its creditworthiness: QEO

QCB’s high global reserves indicate its creditworthiness: QEO

The Qatar Central Bank's (QCB) international reserves constituted 624% of the currency issued in November 2021, much higher than the mandated 100%, indicating the central bank's creditworthiness

QCB project aims at world class payment infrastructure to meet Qatar's growing electronic payments demand

QCB project aims at world class payment infrastructure to meet Qatar's growing electronic payments demand

The Qatar Central Bank has initiated a major project that aims a "world class payment infrastructure with state-of-art technology" as the demand for electronic payments is steadily growing and expected to "increase substantially" during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.