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QCB Governor outlines multifaceted approach to Islamic fintech

10 October, 2018      37

Doha: HE the Governor of the Qatar Central Bank Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani has outlined opportunities and challenges facing the development of Islamic financial technology (fintech) amid global and...

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Islamic fintech: Malaysia wins in Islamic finance but its tech start-up ecosystem still a work in progress

10 October, 2018      341

Malaysia’s developed Shariah-compliant finance infrastructure and ecosystem draws in Islamic fintech start-ups even though it is not a global technology hub like neighbouring Singapore. Dr Farrukh Habib, a researcher with...

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Malaysia’s Islamic banking on right track, says expert

08 October, 2018      29

PETALING JAYA: A banking expert has defended the Malaysian practice of Islamic banking and financing (IBF) against critics who say it does not adhere to proper shariah procedures. Zulkarnain Muhamad...

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Former BNM Governor Zeti honoured with The Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018

03 October, 2018      437

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): Former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz walked away with the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018 tonight, in conjunction with...

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VBI strategies must come from the top, says experts

03 October, 2018      15

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur: Top management of Islamic finance institutions should set the tone as a first step towards embarking on a value-based intermediation (VBI) approach. Dato' Mohd Redza...

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Integrating sustainability into finance is good for business

03 October, 2018      20

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur: The sustainability agenda needs to be incorporated into the Shariah governance framework of Islamic financial institutions to encourage them to adopt value-based financing that will...

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More than half of global asset firms uses AI to gauge sustainability

03 October, 2018      12

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Over 50% of the world's asset management companies are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) to measure a stock's performance and company's sustainability. Omar Selim, CEO...

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GIFF2018: Malaysia’s Central Bank issues guidance on value-based banking

03 October, 2018      18

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The Central Bank of Malaysia today issued guidance documents to encourage the nation’s Islamic financial institutions to adopt a value-based system to generate positive...

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UAE export credit agency embraces Islamic finance

03 October, 2018      80

A new agreement between the UAE’s export credit agency Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) and the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) will seek to promote...

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Bank Negara issues guidance on value-based banking

03 October, 2018      69

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has issued guidance documents to encourage the nation’s Islamic financial institutions to adopt a value-based system to generate positive social impact, while helping to propel the...

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