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GIFF2018: Advancing VBI to strengthen Islamic finance

07 August, 2018      7

Kuala Lumpur (7th August 2018): The Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) makes its return this year with the theme "Beyond Profit". GIFF is scheduled on 3rd to 4th October 2018...

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Common Shariah Norms for Islamic Finance Still Remain A Tricky Issue

07 August, 2018      44

Shariah governance and regulations in Islamic finance remain a diverse topic despite countless initiatives to set a common international framework of rules to standardise or at least harmonise governance for...

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UAE Islamic bank assets surge to $154bn in H1

03 August, 2018      56

Assets of Islamic banks operating in the UAE amounted to Dh565 billion ($154 billion) by the end of H1 2018, a 6.7 per cent growth of Dh35.5 billion over the...

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QIIC renamed as ‘The Group Islamic Insurance Company’

02 August, 2018      97

DOHA: Qatar Islamic Insurance Company (QIIC), one of the leading Takaful insurance companies in Qatar and the world has changed its name to ‘The Group Islamic Insurance Company’. According to...

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Al Hilal Bank teams up with Abu Dhabi Global Market to promote Islamic finance

01 August, 2018      65

Al Hilal Bank has just announced a new partnership with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, aimed at promoting Islamic Finance in Abu...

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IRTI and IBA Executive Program to Address Islamic Finance Impact Investing for SDGs

31 July, 2018      99

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 31 July 2018 – An Executive Learning Program, being organized by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) in collaboration with the Institute of Business Administration...

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MoF expects Malaysia shares to outperform regional markets

30 July, 2018      117

KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): Bursa Malaysia-listed companies' share performance is expected to be better than those in Asian stock markets on Malaysian government policies and as external factors remain stable,...

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‘Islamic banking, finance outlook bright in Asia’

28 July, 2018      67

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says the outlook for Islamic banking and finance in Asia is bright, given that the region is home to more than sixty per cent of...

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Kenya's Central Bank Urged To Enact Specific Legislation For Islamic Finance

26 July, 2018      68

NAIROBI -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and stakeholders in the country's banking and finance sector have been urged to consider enacting sector-specific legislation tailored to Islamic finance to...

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Regent Business School launches postgraduate diploma in Islamic finance and banking

26 July, 2018      70

In a precedent-setting move, Regent Business School launched Southern Africa’s first postgraduate diploma in Islamic finance and banking on the back of growing global demand for Islamic banking professionals. The...

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