Qatar may not track Fed moves

In comments that throw the future of a currency union in the Gulf in further doubt, the governor of the Qatari central bank has suggested the central bank could deviate from its usual practice of shadowing the Fed's monetary policy decisions.

Qatar, which along with four other Gulf oil producers pegs its currency to the dollar, will in future only track Federal Reserve interest rates if they suited conditions in the country's domestic market, Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani, the governor of

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