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HDC: Malaysia seeking partners to improve halal economy

04 April, 2019      357

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue to aggressively identify countries to be its partners to improve the halal economy amid the global political and economic uncertainties.   Halal Industry Development Corporation...

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Press Release: The 11th World Halal Conference 2019 Presents Strategic Direction For The Halal Economy

03 April, 2019      1070

THE 11TH WORLD HALAL CONFERENCE 2019 PRESENTS STRATEGIC DIRECTION FOR THE HALAL ECONOMY     Kuala Lumpur – The 11th World Halal Conference (WHC) 2019 commenced today, facilitating discussions on...

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Matrade eyes up to RM600m potential sales from INSP

03 April, 2019      279

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) expects up to RM600 million in potential sales to be generated from the International Sourcing Programme (INSP) this year from RM602.45 million...

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Islamic finance – yes, it is for real

02 April, 2019      307

AS we celebrate close to four decades of Islamic Finance (IF), we ask ourselves this question – is IF for real? Is IF the real deal? Elephant in the room...

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Time to boost Islamic deposits

01 April, 2019      320

KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic banking industry needs to explore ways to attract more deposits in the wake of stiff competition from institutional funds. Islamic banking veteran Datuk Badlisyah Abdul Ghani...

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Islamic finance becoming a multi-faceted industry

27 March, 2019      292

Two separate news announcements last week have shed a brilliant light on the Islamic finance industry in Qatar. As reported by Gulf Times, Qatar will launch an energy-focused Islamic bank...

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Islamic banking in 2019 to grow at the same rate as 2018 — RAM

27 March, 2019      412

KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): Financing growth of the Islamic banking sector is expected to come in at around 10% to 11% this year, RAM Rating Services Bhd said, which is...

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Bank Muamalat targets 80,000 new accounts on Ez-Zakat launch

26 March, 2019      594

Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd targets 80,000 new deposit accounts in its care, following the launch of its Ez-Zakat Muamalat feature that calculates and deducts zakat from the account owners’ savings automatically....

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Labuan FSA confident on double digit growth of new company in 2019

26 March, 2019      361

LABUAN: The Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA) is confident of recording another double digit growth in new companies to be incorporated in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan...

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New products to sustain momentum at Takaful Malaysia Keluarga

22 March, 2019      377

Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Bhd is attracting investor interest as its current valuation does not reflect its performance potential. Affin Hwang Capital Research, a unit of Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd,...

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