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Islamic finance educators urged to play stronger role in banking industry

31 March, 2018      248

Higher Education Ministry deputy director-general Prof Dr Noor Azizi Ismail delivers his speech during the Islamic Finance Education Ecosystem and Quality Assurance symposium in Kuala Lumpur. Pic by ASYRAF HAMZAH...

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Spreading Islamic Banking in Uganda, One Sermon at a Time

28 March, 2018      133

  Islamic preacher Imam Idi Kasozi’s Friday sermons in the Ugandan capital typically focus on three subjects: faith, mercy -- and religiously compliant banking products. Whether speaking from the pulpit...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      279

The Islamic finance gender balance in Malaysia is almost on equal footing, in no small part due to Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, the former first female governor of the central...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      13

Islamic finance may be a nascent sector, but fast growth is leading to skills shortages that are creating career opportunities not always available for women in conventional finance. Samina Akram,...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      28

Islamic finance may be a nascent sector, but fast growth is leading to skills shortages that are creating career opportunities not always available for women in conventional finance. Samina Akram,...

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CIE and ISRA Sign a Landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

18 March, 2018      186

The Center for Islamic Economics (CIE) and International Sharia Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) – have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday, 18 March 2018 at...

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SC Saadiq expands Islamic financial product beyond core markets

16 March, 2018      632

Karachi—Standard Chartered Saadiq, the Islamic banking business of Standard Chartered has plans to expand its Sharah-compliant products and services offerings beyond its core markets such as Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia,...

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SC Saadiq expands Islamic financial product beyond core markets

16 March, 2018      11

Karachi—Standard Chartered Saadiq, the Islamic banking business of Standard Chartered has plans to expand its Sharah-compliant products and services offerings beyond its core markets such as Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia,...

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AIFC, World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation signed agreement

14 March, 2018      220

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation have signed an agreement today whereby the 14th WIEF will be held on 4 July...

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Bank Negara issues alert about Coinzer

13 March, 2018      216

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has issued an alert about the cryptocurrency platform called Coinzer as digital currencies are not legal tender in Malaysia. It said that it does not...

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