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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      228

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      138

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      388

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      160

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      176

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      207

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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Pakistan can become hub of Islamic finance, say experts

11 March, 2018      134

KARACHI: Pakistan has all the ingredients necessary to become a hub of Islamic finance, financial experts stated after it was revealed that the country would host the World Islamic Finance...

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Selling pressure by foreign institutions and weak domestic buying drag market

09 March, 2018      119

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) lost a sizeable 422 points in its key barometer and QR23bn in capitalisation on an across-the-board selling, especially in the real estate and telecom counters...

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London has potential to lead in Islamic finance: IDB President

08 March, 2018      130

London London has a huge opportunity to lead in Islamic finance and in the Sukuk market, the president of the Islamic Development Bank said. “We have a real opportunity to...

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Toward A Global Islamic Finance Standard

08 March, 2018      170

The Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) is working to establish standards and norms for Shariah-compliant banking practices worldwide, a first. In the world of Islamic...

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