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Cleric to parents: Encourage children to study Islamic finance

03 December, 2017

Dr Tajudeen Yusuf, Acting President, Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (IIFP), has advised parents to encourage their children to study Islamic finance to benefit from new opportunities emerging from the...

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How loyal are Islamic banking customers?

30 November, 2017

Shari’ah finance is a growing industry and a centrepiece of Dubai’s plan to be the capital of the Islamic economy. However, Shari’ah finance is still much smaller than conventional finance, even...

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ISRA wins the Islamic Economy Award 2017

28 November, 2017

Dubai, UAE | 28th November, 2017 - The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) continues to be recognized as the leading knowledge and research entity globally. After bagging...

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المؤتمر العالمي للمصارف الإسلامية الرابع والعشرين يركز على أهمية الاستفادة الفعالة من التقنيات الرقمية للمحافظة على التفوق التنافسي

23 November, 2017

  المؤتمر العالمي للمصارف الإسلامية الرابع والعشرين يركز على أهمية الاستفادة الفعالة من التقنيات الرقمية للمحافظة على التفوق التنافسي - يشهد اليوم الأول من المؤتمر ندوة رئيسة تضم خبراء روادً...

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24th World Islamic Banking Conference to highlight how effective leverage of digital technologies is paramount to retaining competitive edge

23 November, 2017

  24th World Islamic Banking Conference to highlight how effective leverage of digital technologies is paramount to retaining competitive edge -The first day of the conference will see a key...

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Malaysia says working on regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies

23 November, 2017

Malaysia has begun work on a regulatory structure for digital currencies such as bitcoin, its central bank governor said on Wednesday, aimed at further securing Malaysia against money-laundering and terrorism...

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Islamic finance will improve economy — Dr Yusuf

23 November, 2017

The Acting President, Institute of Islamic Finance Professional of Nigeria, Dr. Tajudeen Yusuf has charged Muslims to practice and patronize existing Islamic finance institutions to improve their economic well-being and...

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Race is on for a global Islamic finance hub

21 November, 2017

With Islamic finance assets leaping to an estimated $2tn for both banks and non-bank financial institutions, and forecasts putting the volume at $3.2tn by 2020, voices have grown louder to...

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13th WIEF Keynote Address by the Right Honourable YAB. DATO' SRI MOHD NAJIB BIN TUN HAJI ABDUL RAZAK - Prime Minister, Malaysia

21 November, 2017

The Honourable Datuk Patinggi (Dr.) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Chief Minister of Sarawak; The Honourable Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Founder Patron, WIEF Foundation;...

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Judge rules in favour of creditors in Dana Gas Islamic bond case

17 November, 2017

A London High Court judge ruled in favour of creditors in a case over whether energy company Dana Gas must repay $700mln of Islamic bonds DUBAI - A London High...

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