Qatar Investment Authority, the biggest holder of VW’s preferred shares and the third-largest owner of its common shares, lost about $4.8 billion from its holdings of the automaker.  (Photograph:  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)
Qatar fund loses $6bn in 10 days
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  • September 29, 2015, 07:40

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