NO. 36


Financial and Banking News

Bank Results

Liquidity Concerns Overshadow Improved Performances In The Qatari BankingSector

The banking sector in Qatar enjoyed modestly improved profitability in 1994as compared to the previous year, although doubts persist as to the extent towhich the sector has further stretched its lending capacity. Net profits for thesector as a whole were up 9% on the back of higher lending and lowerprovisioning. The loan portfolio grew by 10% but...