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Common standards needed to globalise Islamic finance

20 February, 2019      45

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia supports Qatar Financial Centre’s proposal to have common platforms and technology with other nations to serve the US$2 trillion global Islamic finance market. “Malaysia supports the initiative...

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BNM lancar dasar tangani jenayah siber

20 February, 2019      2

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) akan melancarkan dasar Pengurusan Risiko Dalam Teknologi pada Jun tahun ini bagi menyediakan garis panduan, terutama bagi institusi kewangan, memerangi peningkatan jenayah siber. Ketua...

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BNM to launch risk management policy to tackle cybercrime

20 February, 2019      3

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will be launching its Risk Management in Technology policy in June this year to provide guidelines, especially for financial institutions, to...

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Southeast Asian nations seize opportunities in Islamic finance sector

20 February, 2019      2

The three predominantly Muslim countries out of ten in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), namely Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei, are on the way to form a new hub...

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More firms turn to Islamic finance for development projects

20 February, 2019      0

A growing number of organisations from outside the Middle East region are turning to Islamic finance and in particular to sukuk instruments to raise funds for infrastructure and development projects,...

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Press Release - 2nd Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2019 - IFD2019

19 February, 2019      2

19 February 2019, Kuala Lumpur – The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with the Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) will be organizing...

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Islamic finance must for economic development

15 February, 2019      43

With the current free-market economic model just a new form of the classic capitalistic model, the head of the chief Islamic advisory body of the country has called for exploiting...

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Indonesia Islamic bank sees sector taking off on halal

13 February, 2019      15

With demand for financial products conforming to Islamic principles soaring, Shariah banking in Indonesia is poised for a phase of rapid growth, according to the nation’s largest Islamic bank. Shariah...

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Mindanao solons urged to push Islamic banking framework

12 February, 2019      13

DAVAO CITY – Mindanao lawmakers must pursue the proposed framework on Islamic banking in the Philippines for the development of the Bangsamoro territory, a top executive of the state-owned Development Bank...

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StanChart mulling possible sale of Islamic banking unit?

09 February, 2019      9

KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered Plc is considering options for its Islamic banking unit in Malaysia, including a potential sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. The London-based lender has...

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