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UOB Malaysia launches Shariah wealth management solution

18 June, 2019      459

UOB Malaysia managing director and country head of personal financial services Ronnie Lim said the bank's Islamic wealth management solutions were designed to help customers select the right product relevant...

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Bank Negara: Financial Threat Intelligence Platform operational before year-end

18 June, 2019      333

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) expects to operationalise the Financial Threat Intelligence Platform before the year-end as part of its efforts to strengthen platforms for collaboration in building a safe...

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Fintech changes the way institutions provide financial services

17 June, 2019      261

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia sees fintech as a means to enhance competition, increase productivity and fundamentally change the way institutions provide financial services.   Bank Negara governor Datuk Nor...

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ISLAMIC BANKING: FROM FINANCING TO EMPOWERMENT

14 June, 2019      343

As ancient as the religion itself, Islamic banking has reached at the present time new levels of maturity, facilitated by updated regulations and growing economies and populations motivated by a...

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ICD, Kapitalbank sign bilateral agreement to develop Islamic finance in Uzbekistan

13 June, 2019      267

UZBEKISTAN — The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), signed an agreement on Wednesday to assist Kapitalbank with technical advisory services for the establishment of new...

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Dubai developer to issue $135m in sukuk

13 June, 2019      259

DUBAI: The First Group, a Dubai-based developer and real estate investor, plans to issue $135 million in sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a company spokeswoman said. The developer has appointed investment...

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MBSB to become Islamic banking counter within 2 years

12 June, 2019      421

Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) expects its full-fledged Islamic banking business under MBSB Bank Bhd to become a holding company and assume listing status on the stock exchange within two...

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College launches degrees in Islamic finance

12 June, 2019      207

A Scottish college is offering Masters degree programmes on Islamic finance. Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education is collaborating with the University of Dundee to offer qualifications in MSc Islamic...

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HSBC Malaysia launches ESG Islamic structured product

11 June, 2019      328

Pic: “Investment strategies incorporating ESG have seen rapid global growth in recent years. The main factors driving ESG asset growth, among others, include the demand from asset owners and risk...

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Demand for Islamic banking to drive profitability in UAE

10 June, 2019      273

Dubai: Emirates Islamic, belonging to Emirates NBD Group, is gaining traction in asset growth, profitability and asset quality, thanks to strong demand for Islamic banking services, a sharply focused retail...

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