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UAE export credit agency embraces Islamic finance

03 October, 2018      171

A new agreement between the UAE’s export credit agency Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) and the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) will seek to promote...

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Bank Negara issues guidance on value-based banking

03 October, 2018      170

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has issued guidance documents to encourage the nation’s Islamic financial institutions to adopt a value-based system to generate positive social impact, while helping to propel the...

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Malaysia maintains position as Islamic finance global leader

03 October, 2018      156

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has maintained its position as the global leader in Islamic finance and the sector has matured to become vibrant with a diverse set of industry players, said...

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Malaysia maintains position as global leader in Islamic finance

03 October, 2018      200

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has maintained its position as the global leader in Islamic finance, according to Deputy Finance Minister Datuk IR Haji Amiruddin Hamzah. In his speech during the Global...

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Hong Leong MSIG Takaful accorded the BestBrands in Takaful Solutions Award

03 October, 2018      123

KUALA LUMPUR:  Hong Leong MSIG Takaful (HLM Takaful) bagged the coveted BestBrands in Takaful Solutions award at the inaugural The Brandlaureate World Halal Best Brands Awards 2018 Gala Dinner held...

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30 Shariah advisory authorities join inaugural Islamic finance meeting

03 October, 2018      228

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): The inaugural roundtable meeting of centralised Shariah advisory authorities in Islamic finance has attracted 30 senior Shariah advisory authorities and supervisory authorities from seven jurisdictions to...

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CIMB Islamic to boost earnings

03 October, 2018      143

PETALING JAYA: As the top arranger for the global sukuk market, CIMB Islamic is positioning itself to boost profitability by targeting core areas.  After strengthening for the last 2½ years,...

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BoE to create liquidity facility for Islamic finance

02 October, 2018      121

The Bank of England plans shortly to open a liquidity facility to support the UK’s Islamic finance sector, according to Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden. A new BoE subsidiary will be...

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Malaysia-based Matrix Concepts to develop an Islamic financial district in Jakarta

02 October, 2018      140

KUALA LUMPUR: Negri-Sembilan-based Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd is set to develop an Islamic Financial District in north Jakarta, in a partnership with an Indonesian consortium. Matrix signed a joint venture...

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Qatar Looks East to Boost Islamic Finance

02 October, 2018      135

Islamic finance is “a significant growth area” for both the State of Qatar and the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), according to QFC CEO Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida, who also cited potential...

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