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Don't Forget Qatar and Its Asset Sales Amid Saudi Arabia's Purge

  • Two state-linked companies this week are selling assets
  • Nation’s stock index has declined 24 percent this year
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As the corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia reverberates across markets, companies in gas-rich Qatar are selling assets.

This week two state-linked firms are divesting assets. Qatar Foundation, a royal family run non-profit that also operates a joint venture with Vodafone Group Plc, is seeking to raise as much as $1.5 billion from the sale of a stake in India’s biggest mobile-phone operator, while Qatar Islamic Bank is exiting its investment in Asian Finance Bank.