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Turkey expands Islamic banking sector, strives to become a regional hub

06 March, 2019      21

The Turkish government through its banking regulations and supervisory authority BDDK last week approved a new Islamic lender, Emlak Katilim Bankasi, to take up operations, according to a February 27...

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Islamic finance plays an important role in promotion of Halal industry: Zubair Mughal

05 March, 2019      57

Dubai: For the promotion of Halal industry the role of Islamic finance is very important. By the support of Islamic banking and finance institutions, Halal industry is growing rapidly and...

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TH remains under the Prime Minister’s Department

26 February, 2019      56

PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) today clarified that Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) would remain under the purview of the Prime Minister’s Department, following rumours the pilgrims’ fund would...

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ISRA-IBS Corner Sedia Bahan Bacaan Berkaitan Kewangan Islam Terbitan ISRA

25 February, 2019      107

UUM ONLINE: Satu sudut dinamakan ISRA-IBS Corner yang menyediakan bahan bacaan mengenai kewangan Islam terbitan International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) telah dilancarkan Timbalan Naib Canselor (Hal Ehwal...

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The IFSB and ISRA Renew MoU for Strategic Collaboration

22 February, 2019      85

Photo: Taken at the 2nd Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2019 | IFD2019   Kuala Lumpur, 22 February 2019 – The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and International Shari'ah Research Academy for...

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Common standards needed to globalise Islamic finance

20 February, 2019      83

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia supports Qatar Financial Centre’s proposal to have common platforms and technology with other nations to serve the US$2 trillion global Islamic finance market. “Malaysia supports the initiative...

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BNM lancar dasar tangani jenayah siber

20 February, 2019      127

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) akan melancarkan dasar Pengurusan Risiko Dalam Teknologi pada Jun tahun ini bagi menyediakan garis panduan, terutama bagi institusi kewangan, memerangi peningkatan jenayah siber. Ketua...

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BNM to launch risk management policy to tackle cybercrime

20 February, 2019      24

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will be launching its Risk Management in Technology policy in June this year to provide guidelines, especially for financial institutions, to...

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Southeast Asian nations seize opportunities in Islamic finance sector

20 February, 2019      28

The three predominantly Muslim countries out of ten in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), namely Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei, are on the way to form a new hub...

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More firms turn to Islamic finance for development projects

20 February, 2019      17

A growing number of organisations from outside the Middle East region are turning to Islamic finance and in particular to sukuk instruments to raise funds for infrastructure and development projects,...

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