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Deficit talent in Islamic finance impacts quality sukuk issuance

20 August, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — The shortage of high-quality sukuk in the Islamic finance market is a result of the deficit in virtuous talent, a gap that must be filled...

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BNM Releases Strategy Paper on Value-based Intermediation: Strengthening the Roles and Impact of Islamic Finance

20 August, 2017

Release Date: 20 Jul 2017 Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry today released a Strategy Paper on Value-based Intermediation (VBI). This paper articulates strategies...

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BREAKING NEWS: ISRA Researchers Received Best Paper Awards in Korea

18 August, 2017

Seoul, KOREA | The International Shari'ah Research Academy (ISRA) bagged The Best Paper award at the first edition of the International Halal Management Conference (IHMC) jointly organized by Universiti Sains...

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IRTI Launched Latest MOOCs Modules

18 August, 2017

Jeddah, KSA | The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group is offering series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Islamic Finance....

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Financial inclusion through Islamic microfinance

18 August, 2017

Exploring Islamic microfinance principles and facilities within Asean would bring significant returns when it comes to engaging the lower income community, writes Tun Musa Hitam. According to statistics from the...

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PNB in push to enhance global Islamic banking

16 August, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — In an effort to turn the country into a centre of global Islamic banking, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) will push for bigger Islamic finance activities...

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Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

15 August, 2017

By Arno Maierbrugger/Gulf Times Correspondent/Bangkok   Global economic volatilities, consistently low oil prices and reduced demand for credit are among the factors that currently weigh on the Islamic financial service...

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Islamic finance and SRI share a lot of common ground

15 August, 2017

Socially responsible investment and Islamic finance share significant common ground. SEDCO Capital is working to bring them together in an innovative financial product. In the last two decades, Islamic finance...

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Push to become regional Islamic financial hub

14 August, 2017

THE Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is paving the way to make the country a regional leader in the sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) space, but stressed that this grand objective...

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How can Islamic finance benefit Azerbaijan?

09 August, 2017

Islamic finance is still a nascent industry in Azerbaijan, even though the country’s large Muslim population base indicates great potential demand for its products and services. Nevertheless, efforts have been...

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