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More firms turn to Islamic finance for development projects

20 February, 2019      316

A growing number of organisations from outside the Middle East region are turning to Islamic finance and in particular to sukuk instruments to raise funds for infrastructure and development projects,...

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Finterra launches world’s first waqf chain

19 February, 2019      695

KUALA LUMPUR: Platform developer, Finterra Technologies Sdn Bhd has launched the “Finterra Waqf Chain”, the world’s first waqf chain via the blockchain technology. Founder Hamid Rashid said the company aimed...

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Executive Director ISRA Welcome Remarks at 2nd Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2019 | IFD2019

19 February, 2019      713

WELCOME REMARKS 2nd ISLAMIC FINTECH DIALOGUE - 19 & 20 February 2019 PROF. DR. MOHAMAD AKRAM LALDIN   بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف...

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Press Release - 2nd Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2019 - IFD2019

19 February, 2019      951

19 February 2019, Kuala Lumpur – The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with the Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) will be organizing...

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Islamic finance must for economic development

15 February, 2019      473

With the current free-market economic model just a new form of the classic capitalistic model, the head of the chief Islamic advisory body of the country has called for exploiting...

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Indonesia Islamic bank sees sector taking off on halal

13 February, 2019      654

With demand for financial products conforming to Islamic principles soaring, Shariah banking in Indonesia is poised for a phase of rapid growth, according to the nation’s largest Islamic bank. Shariah...

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Mindanao solons urged to push Islamic banking framework

12 February, 2019      464

DAVAO CITY – Mindanao lawmakers must pursue the proposed framework on Islamic banking in the Philippines for the development of the Bangsamoro territory, a top executive of the state-owned Development Bank...

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StanChart mulling possible sale of Islamic banking unit?

09 February, 2019      346

KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered Plc is considering options for its Islamic banking unit in Malaysia, including a potential sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. The London-based lender has...

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Malaysia a global leader in Islamic banking

08 February, 2019      506

MALAYSIA’S pioneering role in the development of Islamic banking and finance has gained worldwide recognition. The public’s demand to have an Islamic commercial bank offering Islamic banking products and services...

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ADIB opens two new technology-enhanced ADIB Express branches

04 February, 2019      513

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has expanded its network of ADIB Express branches, opening two new locations in the UAE. Situated at the Emaar Business Park in Dubai and Al Wahda Mall in...

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