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Philippine Congress moves a step closer to expanding Islamic banking

21 November, 2018      52

MANILA: The Philippines has moved a step closer to opening the country to the wide range of banking and other financial services available through Islamic banking and finance. The move...

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Fintech on track to shape future of Islamic finance

21 November, 2018      68

The results of the inaugural World Islamic Fintech Awards, a new competition organised by industry platform IFN Fintech held in Manama, Bahrain last month, showed a clear trend of innovative...

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Bank Nizwa holds workshops on Islamic finance

19 November, 2018      50

Nizwa: Bank Nizwa, Oman’s go-to reference of Islamic finance, conducted two educational workshops as part of its nation-wide road show, the "Islamic Finance Knowledge Series". With the objective of raising awareness...

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Brunei’s Islamic capital market sees progress

19 November, 2018      69

THE positive progress of the Islamic capital market in Brunei was recently highlighted during a keynote address at the Brunei Darussalam Islamic Capital Market (BICAM) Conference 2018. The two-day BICAM...

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Uganda has no Islamic banking three years on

19 November, 2018      51

More than three years since legalising Islamic banking, Uganda is yet to register a single application from lenders in this segment of the business. This leaves Uganda’s financial sector behind...

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Gov’t looks to float sukuk bonds under Islamic finance framework

16 November, 2018      69

THE GOVERNMENT is looking at floating Shari’ah-compliant securities next year, but will still wait for the establishment of a legal framework for Islamic banking, the Department of Budget and Management...

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Prestigious Fellowship Opportunity in Islamic Finance under SC - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies' Initiative

15 November, 2018      229

Kuala Lumpur, 15 November 2018 - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the UK-based Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) today have opened nominations for the eighth Visiting Fellowship at...

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Peluang Menyertai Program Felo Berprestij dalam Kewangan Islam di bawah Inisiatif SC-Pusat Pengajian Islam Oxford

15 November, 2018      75

Kuala Lumpur, 15 November 2018 - Suruhanjaya Sekuriti Malaysia (SC) dan Pusat Pengajian Islam Oxford (OCIS) berpangkalan di UK hari ini telah membuka permohonan bagi calon Felo Pelawat kelapan di...

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MBSB third-quarter profit higher by 21%

14 November, 2018      54

PETALING JAYA: (MBSB) saw a 21% jump in net profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, due to a lower charge of impairment allowances on loans and financing. In a...

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Algeria makes important step on Islamic finance roadmap

14 November, 2018      80

Recent news that Bahrain-based Al Baraka Banking Group, which has banking branches across North Africa, received the prestigious “Best Islamic Financial Institution” award for its Algeria operations sheds light on...

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