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26 Jul 2017

QFB announces first half results

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public), has released its financial results for the 6-month period ended 30th June 2017 recording revenues of QAR 185 million and a loss of QAR 76.7 million.

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17 Jul 2017

QFB installs Tamim Almajid mural

In a show of loyalty, support and solidarity with His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the wise leadership and the people of Qatar, Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), installed “Tamim Almajd” mural.

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08 May 2017

New Qatari Appointments in QFB Senior Management

Qatar First Bank announced new appointments in senior management.
Appointments come in line with Khalid Al-Khoori's new human resources strategy to promote and attract Qatari talents to work in QFB. QFB is keen to build a sustainable work environment that attracts national workforce.

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26 Apr 2017

QFB announces first quarter results

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 recording revenues of QAR 121.5 million and improved profitability by 51%.

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10 Apr 2017

QFB announces the resignation of Ziad Makkawi as its Chief Executive Officer, The board of directors also announces the appointment of Khaled Al Khoori as new Acting CEO

The Board of Directors of QFB LLC (Public) announced today the appointment of Mr. Khaled Abdullah Al Khoori, as the new Acting CEO pending regulatory approvals. The Board of Directors of QFB has approved the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ziad Makkawi during his last meeting, and thanked him for his efforts during the previous period and wished him success in his future plans.

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06 Apr 2017

Qatar First Bank held AGM

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB” held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday to discuss the bank’s results and future outlook after releasing financials for the year ended 31 December 2016 and announcing the launch of the second phase of the cost rationalisation plan.

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14 Mar 2017

Qatar First Bank announces 2016 year-end financial results

Qatar First Bank, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has released its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016 and announced the launch of the second phase of its cost rationalisation plan.

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07 Mar 2017

Best Private Bank – EMEA Finance Awards

Qatar First Bank is pleased to announce that it has won the coveted “Best Private Bank in Qatar” title for 2016, from ‘EMEA Finance’, the leading finance magazine in Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

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07 Mar 2017

QFB sells a partial stake in a leading healthcare service provider based in the UAE

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB”, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has sold a partial stake in one of the most successful leading healthcare platforms in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Kuwait.

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30 Nov 2016

QFB’s Corporate & Institutional Banking division was recognized for customer service excellence and product innovation

Qatar First Bank (Public) “QFB”, has been recognized as the ‘Best Shari’ah Compliant Commercial Bank’ in Qatar, at the 11th Islamic Business & Finance Awards – the most prestigious and the longest established Islamic financial services Awards program in the world.

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16 Nov 2016

Qatar First Bank: shares jump to 10% limit after MSCI index entry

Qatar First Bank surged to its 10 percent daily limit in heavy trade after MSCI added it to its small cap index.

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08 Nov 2016

QFB joins Turkey’s 9th Investment Advisory Council Meeting

Qatar First Bank, attended the invitation-only 9th Investment Advisory Council Meeting, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey

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26 Oct 2016

QFB announces third quarter results

Qatar First Bank, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has released its financial results for the third Quarter recording revenue increase by 39% to QAR 491 million, versus same period in 2015, and net profit to QAR 3.4 million.

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25 Oct 2016

QFB participates in the IMF meetings and receives the ‘Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Financial Institution 2016’ award

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB”, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), along with leading financial authority figures from Qatar, GCC and international banks, has participated at the annual meetings of each of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), held in Washington, United States of America.

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18 Oct 2016

Strong Investment Demand for QFB’s Shari’ah Compliant ‘Ijarah Aviation Structured Note’

QFB has launched the ‘Ijarah Aviation Structured Note’ to meet the increasing appetite of local and regional investors seeking innovative investment opportunities.

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03 Oct 2016

QFB is among the ‘Top 30 counting down Doha’s biggest publicly listed firms’ published by Arabian Business Qatar

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has been recognized as one of the 'Top 30 counting down Doha's biggest publicly listed firms' by Arabian business Qatar 2016 Edition

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27 Sep 2016

QFB Chairman Abdullah Al-Marri named as ‘Best Banker’ at Arabian Business Qatar awards 2016

QFB Chairman Mr. Abdullah bin Fahad bin Ghorab Al-Marri has won Arabian Business Magazine’s ‘Best Banker’ Award for 2016.

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19 Sep 2016

Qatar First Bank named ‘Best Shari’ah Alternative Investment Platform’ for 2016

QFB has been recognized as the ‘Best Shari’ah Alternative Investment Platform’ for 2016 by ‘Wealth & Finance’ in this year’s ‘Alternative Investment Awards’.

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27 Jul 2016

QFB announces half year results

QFB has released its financial results for the half year ended 30 June 2016 recording revenue increase by 46% to QAR 353 million (US$ 97 million) and net profit to QAR 16.8 million (US$ 4.6 million).

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29 Jun 2016

Interview: Brexit a chance for Qatari investors to expand UK assets – QFB CEO

Interview with Qatar Tribune

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