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Third International Forum on Islamic Banking Jurisprudence to open October 15

12 October, 2018      176

SHARJAH. KAZINFORM The Sharjah Islamic Centre for Economy and Finance Studies at the University of Sharjah has organised the Third International Forum on Islamic Banking Jurisprudence, which will be held...

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Five Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need To Leverage The Islamic Economy

10 October, 2018      110

Cooperation, shared prosperity, and social responsibility: these are some of the key values that underpin the Islamic economy. They aim to support a more equitable society where economic development is...

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QCB Governor outlines multifaceted approach to Islamic fintech

10 October, 2018      140

Doha: HE the Governor of the Qatar Central Bank Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani has outlined opportunities and challenges facing the development of Islamic financial technology (fintech) amid global and...

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Islamic fintech: Malaysia wins in Islamic finance but its tech start-up ecosystem still a work in progress

10 October, 2018      722

Malaysia’s developed Shariah-compliant finance infrastructure and ecosystem draws in Islamic fintech start-ups even though it is not a global technology hub like neighbouring Singapore. Dr Farrukh Habib, a researcher with...

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Malaysia’s Islamic banking on right track, says expert

08 October, 2018      204

PETALING JAYA: A banking expert has defended the Malaysian practice of Islamic banking and financing (IBF) against critics who say it does not adhere to proper shariah procedures. Zulkarnain Muhamad...

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Former BNM Governor Zeti honoured with The Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018

03 October, 2018      725

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): Former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz walked away with the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018 tonight, in conjunction with...

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VBI strategies must come from the top, says experts

03 October, 2018      216

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur: Top management of Islamic finance institutions should set the tone as a first step towards embarking on a value-based intermediation (VBI) approach. Dato' Mohd Redza...

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Integrating sustainability into finance is good for business

03 October, 2018      129

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur: The sustainability agenda needs to be incorporated into the Shariah governance framework of Islamic financial institutions to encourage them to adopt value-based financing that will...

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More than half of global asset firms uses AI to gauge sustainability

03 October, 2018      119

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Over 50% of the world's asset management companies are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) to measure a stock's performance and company's sustainability. Omar Selim, CEO...

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GIFF2018: Malaysia’s Central Bank issues guidance on value-based banking

03 October, 2018      127

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The Central Bank of Malaysia today issued guidance documents to encourage the nation’s Islamic financial institutions to adopt a value-based system to generate positive...

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