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  • Foreign governments buying up London   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    London Shard

    CNBC's Phil Han takes a look at which foreign governments are buying up big chunks of prime London real estate.

  • French lawmakers seek clarity on Qatar tax breaks Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    PARIS, Nov 6- The finance committee of the French parliament has called for a report by mid-2015 on controversial tax breaks on property deals granted to states including Qatar, France's closest Gulf ally. In Qatar's case the concessions were granted by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008 and exempt Qatari investors from taxes on profits made when they sell...

  • What countries lose when oil prices drop Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 3:13 PM ET
    Oil workers conduct a drill in a petroleum well in Lagunillas at the east coast of Lake Maracaibo near Maracaibo City in Venezuela.

    Countries around the world that rely on oil revenues are bracing for an imminent economic and budget hit.

  • OTTAWA/ TORONTO, Nov 4- Canada expects to finalize the creation of a yuan clearing hub in the country, sources familiar with the government's talks with Chinese officials said on Tuesday, with an announcement expected during Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trip to China later this week. China has in the past two years appointed clearing banks for Taiwan,...

  • OTTAWA, Nov 4- Canada expects to finalize the creation of a yuan clearing hub in the country, a source familiar with the government's talks with Chinese officials said on Tuesday, with an announcement expected during Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trip to China in the coming week. China has in the past two years appointed clearing banks for Taiwan, Singapore,...

  • *Coincides with other Qatar investment deals with China. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China's Doha branch has been appointed as the clearing bank for yuan deals in Qatar, China's central bank said on Tuesday. "The signing of the MoU and the appointment of the renminbi clearing bank will increase the strong ties between China and Qatar and position Qatar as...

  • *Kuwait says moving ahead with privatisation programme. *Partial deregulation, financing schemes in Saudi, UAE. DUBAI, Oct 26- Kuwait's privately owned Jazeera Airways is preparing to bid for a big stake in state-run flag carrier Kuwait Airways, Jazeera's chairman told Reuters.

  • *UAE, Qatar change direction as Western markets dip. DUBAI, Oct 20- Most Middle Eastern stock markets fell on Monday as a rebound by global equities turned out to be short-lived, but Saudi Arabia's bourse rose after a string of strong quarterly earnings. Stock indexes in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar rose in early trade but quickly gave up all their gains after...

  • ROME, Oct 15- India has until next Tuesday to support a global trade deal struck last year or risk being left out of the agreement to ease worldwide customs rules, the chairman of EU trade ministers said on Wednesday. India in July blocked what would have been the first global trade reform in two decades, which according to some estimates would add $1 trillion and 21...

  • Retail consultancy Verdict predicts the global sector should return to growth in 2014 and expand by 22 percent to about $450 billion by 2019. The recovery will be driven by expansion in emerging markets, with China set to account for 30 percent of total spend five years from now. Pioneered in France, Britain and the United States from around the 1840 s by...

  • Oil heads to bear market as Saudis signal price war Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 1:19 PM ET
    Workers at an oil facility near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    Oil could continue its deep slide, under new pressure from Saudi Arabia's decision to cut its selling price rather than cut production.

  • US Soccer chief (an economist) wants big changes Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    FIFA President Joseph S Blatter presents Qatar for the host of 2022 FIFA World Cup.

    The top soccer official in the U.S. wants to change the way FIFA, soccer's world governing body, does business.

  • Heat’s off Qatar World Cup workers after reforms Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    Qatar has introduced reforms aimed at its migrant workforce following criticism of conditions at its sites for the 2022 World Cup.

  • Possible Gaza sticking point: Hamas' payroll Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Israeli soldiers ride on an armored personnel carrier outside the Gaza Strip.

    Before fighting in Gaza can end, Hamas may need to address a problem—its payroll.

  • Qatar needs to fully address criticisms: Pro   Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 11:42 PM ET
    Qatar needs to fully address criticisms: Pro

    James Dorsey, Senior Fellow at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, discusses whether corruption and labor abuse claims could cost Qatar hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup.

  • Qatar central bank: Don't worry about overheating   Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:33 AM ET
    Don't worry about overheating in Qatar economy

    Khalid Al Khater, Director, Department of Research and Monetary Policy at Qatar Central Bank, outlines how the government has taken steps to contain overheating in its economy.

  • Qatar has 'huge financial stability': CEO   Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 4:35 AM ET
    Qatar has 'huge financial stability': CEO

    R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank, says Qatar has a history of financial stability with solid underlying economic fundamentals, and discusses the World Cup corruption allegations.

  • Will Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?   Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    Will Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?

    Kevin Carpenter, sports lawyer at Hill Dickinson, discusses the latest corruption allegations regarding Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid and the different options available to FIFA.

  • Qatar World Cup: Heat caused deaths before   Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    Qatar World Cup: Heat caused deaths before

    Mel Goldberg, solicitor at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the FIFA investigation into corruption allegations.

  • Can Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?   Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:45 AM ET
    Can Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?

    Jonathan Taylor, U.K. partner at Bird & Bird, talks about the investigation into the corruption allegations surrounding the 2022 World Cup bidding process.