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 : 2591

Last updated 23 May 2018


Sectors of Islamic Finance Institutions

Banking 606
Consultancy / Advisory 52
Social Enterprise 0
FinTech 0
Takaful 226
Training 11
Halal 3
Others 237
Investment 143
Micro Takaful 0
Microfinance 31
Crowdfunding 5
R&D 10
Regulator 19
Waqf / Zakah Services 0
Retakaful 6
Education 18
Venture Capital 1

Latest Institution
European Academy for Islamic Finance and Economics - EAIFE

Last updated 23 May 2018




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News & Updates

Jordan Islamic Bank leading the way in sustainable finance

21 May, 2018

Some banks have been meeting high standards for many years. Established in 1978, Jordan Islamic Bank (JIB) is recognised to be a pioneer, both locally and globally, as a financial institution that is critically aware of the impact it can have on society. Over the years, JIB has focused increasingly on incorporating sustainability into its operations, resulting in numerous achievements. Responsible returns One such accomplishment transpired last year, when JIB...

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Steadily growing Islamic finance sector at dev stage

18 May, 2018

Observer Report Islamabad The steadily growing Islamic finance sector is at a development stage at which it is about time to define and address the sector’s main future opportunities to attract the next generation of customers and investors, as well as to make a point for Islamic finance as a global alternative to conventional banking for both Muslims and non-Muslins. Thomson Reuters, in its latest State of the Global Islamic...

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Key future opportunities for Islamic finance in focus

15 May, 2018

Farm workers thresh rice during a harvest in Bucheki village, Faisalabad district of Punjab province, Pakistan (file). Regarding agriculture finance, Islamic banks should address the needs of underbanked rural populations who need funds for their various agribusiness and food production ventures, which could be provided by forward-financing, partnership-based Islamic finance structures such as salam.   By Arno Maierbrugger/Gulf Times Correspondent /Bangkok   The steadily growing Islamic finance sector is at...

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