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Russia's Sberbank considers Islamic finance entity, to propose regulatory change

11 October, 2017      413

SYDNEY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Russia’s largest lender Sberbank is considering setting up an Islamic finance entity and will propose regulatory changes to facilitate sharia-compliant business, a senior bank official...

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Executive Director ISRA Welcome Remarks at Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017

10 October, 2017      445

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ Assalaamu Alaikum and a very good morning! Assistant Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, YBhg En. Marzunisham bin Omar, President & CEO, INCEIF, Dato’ Dr. Azmi Omar, Dato,...

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BNM: Malaysia an ideal test bed for fintech growth [Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017]

10 October, 2017      552

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Malaysia, with its diverse population of 31 million and growing middle class, stands as an ideal "test bed" for developing and commercialising financial technology (fintech) solutions,...

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13th WIEF to tackle innovation, Islamic finance, halal goods in global development

09 October, 2017      380

JEDDAH - There should be more focus on enhancing the opportunities available for startup businesses initiated by youth and the Islamic finance opportunities, said Tun Musa Hitam, chairman of the World...

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Press Release - Islamic Fintech Dialogue (IFD2017)

09 October, 2017      714

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10 October 2017   Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017 - Fintech & Entrepreneurship   10 Oct 2017, Kuala Lumpur - The International Sharīʻah Research Academy for Islamic Finance...

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Number of venture capital deals in 2017 already exceed last year's total- report

08 October, 2017      358

The number of venture capital deals raised by start-ups in the Middle East and North Africa increased to 169 during the nine months to the end of September, already surpassing...

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HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Launches SC and ISRA Publish Textbook on “Sukuk: Principles and Practices”

03 October, 2017      650

MEDIA RELEASE Kuala Lumpur, 3 October 2017 SC and ISRA publish textbook on “Sukuk: Principles and Practices” Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance...

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AAOIFI’s Shari’ah Board Holds its 29 Meeting & Issues Exposure draft of“Sale of Debt” for Which It Seeks to Invite Islamic Finance Industry Feedback

28 September, 2017      508

By Dr. Hamed Merah: The Shari’ah Board of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Institutions (AAOIFI)- a body consisting of 20 Shari’ah scholars from 15 countries around the world,...

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Islamic finance climbs higher on UNDP agenda

26 September, 2017      386

The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly held from September 19 to 25 in New York saw no shortage of tit-for-tats between statesmen, notably the war of words between...

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ITS 'ETHIX' Wins Best Islamic Finance Technology Product 2017

26 September, 2017      422

International Turnkey Systems Group (ITS), the market leading provider of comprehensive Shariah-compliant financial solutions, was recently awarded the "Best Islamic Finance Technology Product 2017” for its innovative ‘ETHIX’ product range...

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