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Malaysia well poised to take Asean lead in creating a greener future: CBI

07 February, 2018      116

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is well poised in taking the Asean lead in creating a more sustainable and greener future. This, according to the chief executive officer of Climate Bonds Initiative...

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CIMB expects sovereigns to issue green Islamic bonds in 2018

06 February, 2018      103

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd image: https://cdn.thestar.com.my/Themes/img/chart.png  expects sovereigns to issue 'green' Islamic bonds for the first time this year, a top executive at Malaysia's second-biggest lender by assets said....

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Time for Islamic finance to move away from replicating debt contracts

05 February, 2018      106

2017 was in many ways a dichotomous year for the global economy. Putting aside the perennial basket cases, the likes of Somalia and Zimbabwe, which continue to straddle the bottom,...

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Time for Islamic finance to move away from replicating debt contracts

05 February, 2018      122

2017 was in many ways a dichotomous year for the global economy. Putting aside the perennial basket cases, the likes of Somalia and Zimbabwe, which continue to straddle the bottom,...

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The IFSB Announces the Appointment of its New Secretary-General

26 January, 2018      116

Kuala Lumpur, 26 January 2018 - The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) today announces the appointment of Dr. Bello Lawal Danbatta as its Secretary-General. The appointment of Dr. Danbatta was...

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Bank Muamalat joins GABV network

15 January, 2018      143

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd has joined The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of the world’s leading values-based banks. Bank Muamalat was officially accepted as...

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Global nominations call for the Royal Award for Islamic Finance

08 January, 2018      192

MEDIA RELEASE Kuala Lumpur, 8 January 2018 Global nominations call for the Royal Award for Islamic Finance The Royal Award for Islamic Finance announced a global search to honour an...

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ARABIC - Global nominations call for the Royal Award for Islamic Finance

08 January, 2018      154

النشرة الإعلامية   كوالا لمبور ، 8 من يناير 2018 م   دعلوة الترشيحات العالمة للجائزة الملكة للتمويل الإسامي   أعلنت الجائزة الملكية للتمويل الإسلامي عن بحثها العالمي لتكريم أفراد...

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Nominations open for Royal Award for Islamic Finance

08 January, 2018      143

Image: L to R:Prof Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016 recipient; Tan Sri Ranjit Ajit Singh, chairman, SC; Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, Sultan of Perak;...

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Saudi Telecom gets 1.5 bil ringgit Islamic loan

08 January, 2018      130

SYDNEY (Jan 8): Saudi Telecom Co (STC) has obtained a 1.51 billion ringgit (US$378.5 million) Islamic loan through its Malaysian subsidiary, according to a document from arranging banks. Saudi Telecom,...

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