Exchange houses to remain open today; banks closed

January 01, 2014 - 4:48:19 am

DOHA: Exchange houses will remain open today, while banks and financial institutions will be closed to the public to finalise their accounts for 2013.

According to an announcement made by the banking regulator, Qatar Central Bank (QCB), though, all financial institutions, including banks, investment companies, finance companies and exchange houses are to remain closed today, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported yesterday.

However, at least two major exchange houses told this newspaper they had received circulars from QCB regarding closure but had informed the regulator that they will remain open to the public.

The Peninsula

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