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Cryptocurrency traders use old gold in drive to draw Islamic investors

08 April, 2018      240

DUBAI/SYDNEY (Reuters) - In Dubai’s decades-old Gold Souk, customers from around the world haggle over bangles and necklaces. Elsewhere in the emirate, the region’s top center for gold trade, bullion...

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Matheson advises on landmark Islamic finance transaction

06 April, 2018      128

Matheson has advised on the first issuance and listing of a Sukuk bond that complies with the Sharia financing provisions of Irish tax law. The Sukuk bond, issued by an Irish...

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MALAYSIA’S HALAL INDUSTRY CHAMPIONS RECOGNISED AT THE 2018 HALAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

04 April, 2018      389

KUALA LUMPUR --- Malaysia’s Halal industry tonight recognised the contributions of eight individuals, institutions and companies as recipients of the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards in appreciation for their outstanding achievements...

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WORLD HALAL WEEK 2018: MALAYSIA IN THE LEAD AS A ROBUST ISLAMIC ECONOMY

04 April, 2018      454

KUALA LUMPUR --- “As at December 2017, Malaysia reaffirmed its position as the leading global Halal hub with an annual export value of RM43 billion for Halal products and attracted...

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Jordan Islamic Bank invests in solar power as part of social responsibility

03 April, 2018      173

Jordan Islamic Bank is the country’s largest Islamic finance provider. In December 2017, its CEO – his excellency Mr Musa Shihadeh – signed an agreement to establish a solar power...

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Dubai Financial Services Authority Hosts Accounting Standard-Setters for Islamic Finance

03 April, 2018      96

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) hosted the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Islamic Finance Consultative Group (IFCG) meeting last week. The DFSA’s involvement reflects its commitment to develop an...

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Seminar to explore role of Islamic Capital Markets in achieving SDGs

02 April, 2018      168

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      104

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      200

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      95

  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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