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Brunei’s Islamic capital market sees progress

19 November, 2018      238

THE positive progress of the Islamic capital market in Brunei was recently highlighted during a keynote address at the Brunei Darussalam Islamic Capital Market (BICAM) Conference 2018. The two-day BICAM...

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Uganda has no Islamic banking three years on

19 November, 2018      215

More than three years since legalising Islamic banking, Uganda is yet to register a single application from lenders in this segment of the business. This leaves Uganda’s financial sector behind...

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Gov’t looks to float sukuk bonds under Islamic finance framework

16 November, 2018      230

THE GOVERNMENT is looking at floating Shari’ah-compliant securities next year, but will still wait for the establishment of a legal framework for Islamic banking, the Department of Budget and Management...

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Prestigious Fellowship Opportunity in Islamic Finance under SC - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies' Initiative

15 November, 2018      449

Kuala Lumpur, 15 November 2018 - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the UK-based Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) today have opened nominations for the eighth Visiting Fellowship at...

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Peluang Menyertai Program Felo Berprestij dalam Kewangan Islam di bawah Inisiatif SC-Pusat Pengajian Islam Oxford

15 November, 2018      311

Kuala Lumpur, 15 November 2018 - Suruhanjaya Sekuriti Malaysia (SC) dan Pusat Pengajian Islam Oxford (OCIS) berpangkalan di UK hari ini telah membuka permohonan bagi calon Felo Pelawat kelapan di...

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MBSB third-quarter profit higher by 21%

14 November, 2018      211

PETALING JAYA: (MBSB) saw a 21% jump in net profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, due to a lower charge of impairment allowances on loans and financing. In a...

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Algeria makes important step on Islamic finance roadmap

14 November, 2018      386

Recent news that Bahrain-based Al Baraka Banking Group, which has banking branches across North Africa, received the prestigious “Best Islamic Financial Institution” award for its Algeria operations sheds light on...

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Islamic Development Bank lists $737m sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

13 November, 2018      200

IsDB lists first euro sukuk, has nine dollar sukuk listings on Nasdaq Dubai valued at a total of $11.8bn. Nasdaq Dubai has welcomed the listing of a 650 million euro...

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Financing development projects in line with Kuwait vision: Al-Nahedh

13 November, 2018      214

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Group Chief Executive Officer at Kuwait Finance House (KFH), Mazin Saad Al-Nahedh emphasized the role of Islamic finance instruments in providing effective financing solutions, indicating the...

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Validity of cryptocurrencies in Islamic finance?

12 November, 2018      401

Unlike fiat money, a cryptocurrency is recognised only by members of a certain community or network who agree to regard it as something of value or as a medium of...

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