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Arab Oil Producers’ Lender Targets $1 Billion for Energy in 2019

Arab Petroleum Investments Corp. plans to invest almost $1 billion in energy projects this year, boosting its assets even as oil prices falter. New investments will...

Is Franchising Headed Towards Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Technology?

At the recent International Bar Association, Franchise Law Committee meeting in Rome, Italy, there was a round-table discussion on the subject of blockchain technology...

Environmentalists Are Unknowingly Investing Millions in Fossil Fuels through ‘Green Bonds’

Environmentalists are increasingly investing in “green bonds” to avoid supporting fossil fuel development and aid its cleaner competitors, but the strategy might be backfiring. “Green...

Environmentally Unfriendly Deals Highlight Gray Areas for ‘Green Bonds’

The booming world of “green bonds” faces a credibility problem: Definitions can be so fuzzy that environmentally conscious investors might end up funding fossil-fuel...

QIB to Serve Customers During Eid in All Mall Branches

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading Islamic Bank, has announced that all its mall branches will open their doors starting from the evening of...

With Bitcoin Sinking, Crypto Miners Just Dig Deeper

With Bitcoin falling, you might expect mining activity to follow. That hasn’t happened. The combination of declining prices and a rising hash rate —...