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Qatari Islamic banks enjoy lowest cost-to-income ratios: IFSB

02 November, 2018      204

Qatari Islamic banks have consistently enjoyed the lowest cost-to-income ratios throughout the 2017-18 analysis period, the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) has said in a report. With consistent record-low non-performing...

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The World’s Top Hubs For Islamic Fintech Startups

01 November, 2018      703

Among the global wave of innovations in financial technology, a growing number of companies are looking to modernize Islamic finance. Against that backdrop, Malaysia has emerged as the world’s top...

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Quick Take: sukuk market explained

01 November, 2018      248

The world of Sharia-compliant finance has its own lexicon, which can make reading financial news tough going if you aren’t up to speed. Sukuk is a term that often comes...

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Deals on Nasdaq Dubai's Islamic financing platform exceed $100bn

01 November, 2018      200

"Transactions on the Nasdaq Dubai Murabaha Platform for Islamic financing have hit major milestone" Transactions on the Nasdaq Dubai Murabaha Platform for Islamic financing have exceeded a total of $100...

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Blockchain to transform global Islamic finance industry: experts

31 October, 2018      197

The adoption of blockchain, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies and other advanced technologies are expected to have a positive impact on the global Islamic finance sector and create new benefits and opportunities...

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Islamic social finance a tool for development and economic inclusion

31 October, 2018      273

A range of stakeholders in the Islamic finance industry is increasingly seeking to tap Islamic social finance in order to unlock the social potential it has for underprivileged, unbanked, underfunded...

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Islamic banking key to financing China’s Belt and Road

31 October, 2018      267

China’s $5 trillion “Belt and Road” presents opportunities for Islamic banks to plug a sizeable funding gap, as the Asian superpower signs up more Muslim-majority nations to its transcontinental economic...

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UTP campus cares for poor students through zakat and waqaf unit

30 October, 2018      388

Student welfare at Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) is strengthened by the contributions of its generous alumni to its zakat fund. The impact was immediate. A recently formalised zakat-funded mechanism to support financially-challenged students...

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Islamic banking on the rise in UAE, says study

30 October, 2018      195

Islamic banks are outperforming their conventional peers in customer acquisition with 55 per cent of the UAE consumers now having at least one Islamic banking product, compared to 47 per...

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Workshop shares knowledge on effective Islamic banking system, operations

29 October, 2018      229

UNIVERSITI Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) through its Faculty of Islamic Economics and Finance in collaboration with the Centre for Leadership and Lifelong Learning held the World Banking System Training...

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