The UAE and Qatar markets are in focus as the highly anticipated MSCI decision on whether or not to upgrade these markets from ‘frontier’ to ‘emerging markets’ status was delayed until December of this year.
Some of football’s biggest sponsors are raising the alarm over infighting at Fifa even as Sepp Blatter, its president, dismissed the bribery storm engulfing the sport’s governing body as a few “difficulties” rather than a crisis, reports the FT.
Part of the bet of investing in frontier markets is that they will eventually mature into emerging markets. And that may happen for a couple later this summer, analysts told CNBC.
A look at the growing demand in natural gas and whether ExxonMobil's acquisition of XTO was too aggressive and too early. Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil chairman/CEO, responds.
In the past decade, the Qataris have built their wealth from oil and gas assets. Sheikh Hamad points out it’s important to “protect our next generation.” As a result, the government has decided to invest in $30 billion outside Qatar this year, diversifying its assets. David Hamod, President & CEO of National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce said “Investing in the future is the essence of the Qatar Model.”
The buzz at the “Business and Investment In Qatar Forum” is summed up by a Pegasus private equity investor as, “get in soon, it’s growing fast.”
Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani discusses the nation's natural gas, global investments, and economic strength.
Sharing his thoughts on the situation in Libya and the work his country is doing in infrastructure,with Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani, Qatar prime minister and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
An outlook on the global recovery and its impact on the economy of Qatar, with Raghavan Seetharaman, Doha Bank CEO.
Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani, prime minister & minister of foreign affairs, state of Qatar, discusses some of his country's economic success stories with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Qatar hosts its first Business & Investment Forum in New York. The country is planning to invest over $35 billion outside of Qatar this year. Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar sat down with Maria Bartiromo in a CNBC Exclusive.
A look at what one big money player in the commercial real estate industry is buying, with Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani, Qatar's prime minister, and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
So, what should you know about Qatar, and what are some of its key economic characteristics? Click for an economic tour.