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

31 July, 2018      130

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      142

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      91

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      95

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      99

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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Philippines to push Islamic finance in Muslim province

24 July, 2018      125

The development agency of the Philippine’s southernmost province of Mindanao is eager to use Islamic finance vehicles to fund infrastructure projects in the region where about one fifth of the...

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Cryptocurrency firm Stellar gets Islamic finance certification

24 July, 2018      83

California-based Stellar has received certification from Islamic scholars for its blockchain platform and related cryptocurrency, aiming to integrate the technology into the field of Shariah-compliant financial products.  The move highlights...

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Uzbekistan to develop Islamic finance in bid to tap foreign markets

23 July, 2018      168

July 23 (Reuters) - Uzbekistan plans to introduce Islamic finance regulations and set up an Islamic finance institution to expand its banking sector and tap foreign markets as part of...

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Higher oil prices are threatening the future of a once-burgeoning financial sector

19 July, 2018      117

Higher oil prices this year have reduced the need for energy-exporters in the Middle East to raise funds through the Islamic bond market — threatening the growth of a niche finance sector...

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IRTI mulls setting up Islamic social finance centre

08 July, 2018      105

JEDDAH - The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group is considering partnering with other institutions to establish a centre of excellence on Islamic...

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