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 : 2590

Last updated 26 April 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 26 April 2018




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News & Updates

'Trust in Islamic banking rising fast'

24 April, 2018

Customers' trust in Islamic banking will increase exponentially once the sector's assets reach $3.3 trillion by 2021 as predicted, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC). "This will nominally increase sukuk issuance in the coming years and lead to the implementation of major development plans on both regional and global scales," the minister said. He made the remarks at...

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Islamic banks set to see improvement in financial health, S&P says

24 April, 2018

Islamic banks in the GCC should see an improvement in their financial health by the middle of the year and asset growth is on track to rise in low single-digits over the next two years in the absence of any geopolitical risks being realised, according to S&P Global Ratings. “We also anticipate that Islamic banks’ asset quality will stabilise by midyear 2018 – with the exception of Qatari banks, where...

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FinTech Hive programme now includes Islamic finance

23 April, 2018

FinTech Hive at DIFC has announced that its upcoming programme will expand its themes to include insurance, Islamic finance, and regulatory technology services. The 2018 edition will build on the success of its inaugural accelerator programme, launched last year in partnership with Accenture. The programme will continue to bridge the gap between innovative tech entrepreneurs and financial industry giants, while providing a platform that enables the development of cutting-edge innovation...

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