Citigroup Inc., which gets about half of its revenue from emerging markets, named Carmen Haddad as chief executive officer for Qatar as the bank seeks to expand in the world’s richest nation.
A year into his reign, Qatar’s emir is finding it takes more than a checkbook to win friends.
Qatar’s central bank has begun selling seven-year debt to extend the yield curve it’s developing for local companies to issue debt, the governor said.
Qatar’s bond market is off to its worst start in three years even as the country ramps up $200 billion of spending to host soccer’s 2022 World Cup.
Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, who played a key role in Glencore International Plc’s takeover of Xstrata Plc, is returning to dealmaking a year after his ouster as prime minister and head of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund.
China’s deal to buy natural gas from Russia after a decade of talks risks making tanker shipments of the fuel less competitive as new projects target Asian markets.