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Energy projects to benefit from new Islamic trade finance fund

08 August, 2018      97

A new sovereign energy trade finance fund – thought to be a world first – is being launched by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and US investment manager...

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Global Islamic Finance Forum returns

08 August, 2018      102

KUALA LUMPUR: The Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) returns this year, themed “Beyond Profit”, which is scheduled on October 3-4 here. It will bring together Islamic finance leaders and sustainability...

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GIFF2018: Advancing VBI to strengthen Islamic finance

07 August, 2018      30

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      70

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      97

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      160

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      108

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      148

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      168

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      115

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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