22.12.2008 - Qatar economy weathers year storms
From Thepeninsulaqatar.com: Fitch’s assessment was based in part on expectations that Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), would provide support to any banks in need. In October, authorities unveiled a scheme under which the QIA would buy up to 20 percent of listed banks’ capital, part of a programme to inject liquidity into the banking sector, stimulate growth and maintain confidence. .... Full Article: Source