VOL. XXXVI

NO. 46

16-AUGUST-1993

Financial and Banking News

REGIONAL BANKING

Qatar National Bank Could Be The Loser As Qatar Sets Up Central Bank

The full implications of Qatar's decision to replace the Qatar MonetaryAgency (QMA) with a Central Bank will take some time to unravel, but attentionis already focusing on its potential impact on Qatar National Bank (QNB) whichhas hitherto performed many functions more usually associated with a centralbank. Specifically, QNB has been the principal...