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College launches degrees in Islamic finance

12 June, 2019      169

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      270

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      210

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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Maybank wants to link up Gulf Cooperation Council, Asean with Islamic banking

07 June, 2019      226

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in Asean, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)...

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Maybank wants to link up Gulf Cooperation Council, Asean with Islamic banking

06 June, 2019      179

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in Asean, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)...

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Escudero, Gatchalian seek approval of Islamic banking act

31 May, 2019      171

Outgoing Senator Francis ‘’Chiz’’ Escudero and Senator Sherwin Gatchalian have sought congressional approval of a bill seeking the establishment of a sound legal and regulatory framework for the development of...

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Islamic finance ‘key to Saudi Arabia’s economy’

29 May, 2019      198

RIYADH: The Islamic finance industry’s role in stimulating the national economy was highlighted at a Riyadh workshop organized by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA). Turki Al-Mutairi, SAMA deputy governor...

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Oman- Meethaq Islamic Banking increases sukuk offer to over RO45mn

27 May, 2019      243

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- Meethaq Islamic Banking, the Islamic window of Bank Muscat, announced that it has increased the original size of Meethaq Sukuk Series 2 offer from RO25mn...

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Islamic Finance Centre opens in Kazakhstan

23 May, 2019      213

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, and Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) have opened an Islamic Finance Centre (IFC) in Kazakhstan. HBKU president Dr Ahmad M Hasnah...

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Is Singapore Gunning to Be an Islamic Fintech Hub?

21 May, 2019      224

Singapore recently declared its intention to develop the ‘most advanced’ halal hub in Southeast Asia within the next two years. While the announcement primarily looked Singapore as a halal hub within...

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