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PRESS RELEASE: Ethis Ventures Launches Global Sadaqah 1.0 Platform with Pioneer Islamic Banks and Charity Partners

07 July, 2018      506

Malaysia, 7th July 2018 - Ethis Ventures Sdn Bhd has launched the first version of GlobalSadaqah.com, an Islamic Charity Crowdfunding platform, on Saturday 7th July 2018. The platform was launched...

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MEDIA RELEASE: SC Invites Applications for Registration as Equity Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Financing Operators

05 July, 2018      132

Kuala Lumpur, 5 July 2018 SC Invites Applications for Registration as Equity Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Financing Operators The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced today that it is inviting parties interested...

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Banks want 'costly' Islamic banking regulations adjusted

05 July, 2018      74

Banks have petitioned the central bank to review key regulations in Islamic banking to make it less costly for the banks. Patrick Mweheire, the chairman of Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA)...

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Fintech can boost Islamic finance penetration: Finance Ministry

05 July, 2018      103

Deputy Finance Minister Mardiasmo says the development of sharia financial technology (sharia fintech) has potential to help enhance the share of sharia financial businesses in the country’s financial services. “To accelerate...

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Islamic Research and Training Institute, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance to develop HR in Islamic banking

05 July, 2018      107

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to...

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Country’s Islamic banks lack products to hedge risks, say experts

05 July, 2018      92

Country’s Islamic banks lack products despite the fact that the entities control 22 per cent share of the banking business, experts said on Wednesday. They said that the country’s Islamic...

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Slow growth in Islamic finance 'disappointing': Finance Ministry

04 July, 2018      100

Deputy Finance Minister Mardiasmo has said the slow progress of Islamic financial shares was disappointing, considering the fact that Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world. “Therefore, we...

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Bahrain Islamic Bank Signs a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement with Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company

04 July, 2018      83

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding agreement with Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company to provide financing to potential residents of the luxury Sidra residential...

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South America is on the radar of Islamic finance

04 July, 2018      69

By Arno Maierbrugger/Gulf Times Correspondent /Bangkok   South America isn’t known to be a popular region for Islamic finance. This has to do with the dominance of Christianity there and...

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Maybank eyes Islamic finance leadership

04 July, 2018      105

Malayan Banking Bhd (July 3, RM8.98) Maintain buy with an unchanged fair value (FV) of RM10.70: We maintain our “buy” call on Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) with an unchanged FV...

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