Shari'ah Frameworks & Principles 65%

Islamic Financial Markets 28%

Regulation, Supervision and Governance 2%

Islamic Economics 1%

Risk Management Principles 1%

General Issues and Challenges of IFS 4%

Total Fatwas in Database : 2595

Last updated 14 August 2018


Sectors of Islamic Finance Institutions

Banking 606
Consultancy / Advisory 53
Social Enterprise 0
FinTech 0
Takaful 227
Training 11
Halal 3
Others 236
Investment 143
Micro Takaful 0
Microfinance 31
Crowdfunding 5
R&D 10
Regulator 19
Waqf / Zakah Services 0
Retakaful 6
Education 30
Venture Capital 1

Latest Institution
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia - USIM

Last updated 14 August 2018




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News & Updates

Becoming the best modern Islamic bank

13 August, 2018

What have been your key objectives for growth since coming on board last year?  I was provided with the honour of leading Noor a little over 12 months ago, joining the bank in June 2017. The initial focus was three-fold: first, we needed to quickly understand where the Bank was situated in terms of its operations and performance and chart out its future. Second was to build a foundation for...

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1,200 experts to gather for 25th WIBC in Bahrain

13 August, 2018

Over 1,200 global Islamic banking and finance leaders, industry powerhouses and policy makers will converge for the upcoming 25th edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) set to take place in Bahrain in November. Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain and the strategic partnership of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), the event will take place from November...

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Lack of confidence: Declining value of Turkish lira presents challenges for country's banks

13 August, 2018

Turkey’s precarious economic position is putting significant strain on its banking sector, which is facing a negative outlook for the second half of 2018 and early 2019, despite an improvement in performance in recent years, analysts say. Budget and current account deficits are among the causes of intensifying downside risks, along with a more challenging external financing environment, according to Aabid Hanif, senior credit analyst at Indosuez Wealth Management’s Investment Intelligence...

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