Qatar’s Aamal gains on joint venture with South Korea’s C&C Lightway

With the exception of the financial sector, Qatar-listed equities fell across the board Wednesday, pulling the QE 20 Index down by 0.35% to hit a 13-month low at 8,166.98 points. Shares of diversified conglomerate Aamal Company added 0.44% to reach QR15.87. Earlier in the day, Aamal said it signed a joint venture agreement with C&C Lightway from South Korea. "The joint venture will initially trade in, and distribute, LED (Light…

Qatar Exchange joins global rebound

The QE 20 Index closed one percent higher at 8,206.91. Share gained across the board as investors hailed the EU "breakthrough" and the sharp rise in oil prices. Electricity and Water added 0.23% to hit QR133. Doha Bank (up 185% at QR55) outperformed, while Qatar Oman (off 1.50%) and Al Meera (down 1.90% at QR162) were the sole losers.

National survey to measure patient satisfaction

Dr. Ayesha Abdullah Al Ali, Director of Accreditation in Quality Department for Healthcare Affairs and Patient Safety in Supreme Council of Health, said that a national survey to measure patient satisfaction of health services will be launched within the coming months. Dr. Ayesha Al Ali confirmed, in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), the importance and the role of this national survey to pose patients as the main and…