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Islamic finance can play a big role in confronting poverty & inequality: Anwar Ibrahim

20 March, 2019      121

By Mohammad Shoeb | The Peninsula Islamic finance can play big role in confronting social and economic challenges such as growing inequality, poverty reduction, and the empowerment of marginalised people...

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Al Baraka Islamic Bank to cease operations at its diplomatic area branch

20 March, 2019      15

Manama, Bahrain: In line with its strategy to expand its presence in the digital banking sphere, Al Baraka Islamic Bank (Al Baraka – Bahrain), one of the leading financial institutions...

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The 11th Edition of The World Halal Conference Aims Towards Fostering A Robust Halal Economy Through Global Integration and Ethical Practice

15 March, 2019      91

News Release THE 11TH EDITION OF THE WORLD HALAL CONFERENCE AIMS TOWARDS FOSTERING A ROBUST HALAL ECONOMY THROUGH GLOBAL INTEGRATION AND ETHICAL PRACTICE KUALA LUMPUR – The 11th World Halal...

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INCEIF collaborates with key stakeholders as it pushes for sustainable financing

14 March, 2019      20

Kuala Lumpur, 14 March 2019 – The International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (“INCEIF”) constantly engages with its stakeholders to push the agenda of promoting sustainable development and exploring...

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Islamic finance important element to support China’s New Silk Road initiative

14 March, 2019      38

Shariah-compliant financing plays a steadily growing role in China’s New Silk Road project, also known as Belt and Road Initiative, a mega-development plan for infrastructure and economic development currently involving...

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BIMB Invest in partnership with CIMB Group for new ESG fund

13 March, 2019      70

KUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Investment Management Bhd (BIMB Invest), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd, is targeting RM1 billion subscription for its BIMB-Arabesque i Global Dividend Fund 1 this...

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BIMB Invest aims to increase global shariah equity fund to RM1bil this year

13 March, 2019      31

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd’s unit, BIMB Investment Management Bhd (BIMB Invest) aims to increase the size of its global shariah-environmental, social and governance (ESG) equity fund, BIMB-Arabesque i...

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Etiqa aims to sustain growth

12 March, 2019      19

PETALING JAYA: Malayan Banking Bhd’s insurance unit Etiqa aims to stay ahead of the market in terms of growth amid a challenging economic and operating environment. Etiqa Insurance and Takaful group...

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Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company mulls $2.3 billion Sukuk issuance

11 March, 2019      17

(Bloomberg) --Saudi Arabia’s first mortgage-refinancing firm is set to debut in the bond market with a plan to raise as much as SAR 8.5 billion ($2.3 billion) this year as...

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Islamic finance, responsible financing share common ground, RAM says

07 March, 2019      54

KUALA LUMPUR: RAM Rating sees Islamic finance playing a vital role in supporting the implementation of socially responsible investing (SRI, which includes environment, social and governance (ESG) matters) and funding...

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