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Seminar to explore role of Islamic Capital Markets in achieving SDGs

02 April, 2018      139

Tunis, Tunisia– Senior representatives of multilateral development institutions, regulatory authorities, and capital market operators are scheduled to attend a seminar on the role of Islamic capital markets in mobilizing resources for achieving...

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Islamic Development Bank aims to empower women

02 April, 2018      92

TUNIS The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) aims to improve women’s access to infrastructure that will offer economic opportunities through Islamic microfinance, Bandar Hajjar, president of the bank, said on Monday....

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Islamic finance educators urged to play stronger role in banking industry

31 March, 2018      178

Higher Education Ministry deputy director-general Prof Dr Noor Azizi Ismail delivers his speech during the Islamic Finance Education Ecosystem and Quality Assurance symposium in Kuala Lumpur. Pic by ASYRAF HAMZAH...

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Spreading Islamic Banking in Uganda, One Sermon at a Time

28 March, 2018      75

  Islamic preacher Imam Idi Kasozi’s Friday sermons in the Ugandan capital typically focus on three subjects: faith, mercy -- and religiously compliant banking products. Whether speaking from the pulpit...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      208

The Islamic finance gender balance in Malaysia is almost on equal footing, in no small part due to Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, the former first female governor of the central...

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CIE and ISRA Sign a Landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

18 March, 2018      127

The Center for Islamic Economics (CIE) and International Sharia Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) – have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday, 18 March 2018 at...

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SC Saadiq expands Islamic financial product beyond core markets

16 March, 2018      334

Karachi—Standard Chartered Saadiq, the Islamic banking business of Standard Chartered has plans to expand its Sharah-compliant products and services offerings beyond its core markets such as Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia,...

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AIFC, World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation signed agreement

14 March, 2018      134

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation have signed an agreement today whereby the 14th WIEF will be held on 4 July...

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Bank Negara issues alert about Coinzer

13 March, 2018      155

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has issued an alert about the cryptocurrency platform called Coinzer as digital currencies are not legal tender in Malaysia. It said that it does not...

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World Islamic Finance Forum 2018 to kick off from March 19

11 March, 2018      180

Karachi: The second two-day World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2018 being organized by CEIF-IBA in collaboration with LUMS and INCEIF will start from March 19, 2018 in Karachi. The unique...

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