Doha – Qatar Exchange index gained 35.01 points (0.40%) this week when the bourse closed Thursday afternoon at 8,724.77 points. The Trading value this week decreased by 5.84% to reach QR 1,055,621,946.07 compared to QR 1,121,089,266.08. Trading volume increased by 0.99% to reach 20,520,564 shares as against 20,319,783 shares, while the number of transactions fell...

Doha, January 30 – Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend Tuesday, adding 24.50 points (or 0.28%) to advance to 8,689.69 points from  8,665.19 Monday. The volume of the shares traded fell to 4,158,320 from 5,086,298 on Monday and the value of shares decreased to QR249,792,704.52 from QR260,936,342.20 Monday. Among the top gainers were Qatar National Bank which...

Towering Englishman Chris Wood, 25, shot an eight-under-par 64 to move to 15-under and open up a three-shot lead after the third round of the US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters – a day after helping his fellow pro golfers win a friendly penalty shootout against a local youth football team. Compatriot Simon Khan earlier shot 64 at Doha Golf Club to lie...

Spanish legend Sergio Garcia shot a bogey-free six-under-par 66 to share the halfway lead in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters with German star Martin Kaymer, Marcus Fraser of Australia and Ricardo Santos of Portugal. Kaymer and Fraser each shot 67 to post the clubhouse lead at nine-under and were later joined by first-round leader Santos, who signed for a 70, and a charging...

Doha January 25- Announced today the celebration of its 20-year partnership with Commercial Bank of Qatar, along with the Bank’s signing of a licensing agreement to upgrade to PRIME 4, the latest version of TSYS’ card and merchant management solution. Commercial Bank became a TSYS client in 1992 when it began licensing the solution to manage the issuing and acquiring...

Ricardo Santos of Portugal, fourth in Abu Dhabi last week, shot a seven-under-par 65 to take the first-round lead at the Commercial Bank Commercial Bank , which teed off on a Wednesday for the first time. Anthony Wall of England, Peter Whiteford of Scotland and Alexandre Kaleka of France all shot 66 to share second, one shot ahead of a six-strong group on 67 at Doha Golf...

Justin Rose is motivated by being grouped with Louis Oosthuizen – the man he recently deposed as World Number Four – in the first two rounds of this week’s US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which tees off at Doha Golf Club on Wednesday. Rose, who finished second behind Rory McIlroy in last year’s Race to Dubai, leapfrogged Oosthuizen...

World Number 11 Jason Dufner is hoping to leave the Middle East a winner as he prepares for his tournament debut at the US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which tees off at Doha Golf Club on Wednesday. Dufner, 35, tied for ninth in his first appearance in Abu Dhabi last week and the American star is now focused on recording his first European Tour victory following...

World Number Five Louis Oosthuizen is quietly confident he can finally lift the Mother of Pearl Trophy at the end of this week’s US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which will tee off at Doha Golf Club on Wednesday. Oosthuizen, the 2010 Open Champion, won the first European Tour event of the year at the Volvo Golf Champions in Durban then remained in his...

The tee times for Wednesday’s first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters has been announced, with John Parry of England, Gareth Maybin of Northern Ireland and Justin Walters of South Africa going off with the first group at 6:35 a.m. Qatar Time (GMT +3). Other starting times of note include World No. 4 Justin Rose, World No. 5 Louis Oosthuizen and World No....