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Applying VAT to Islamic finance products can get complicated

22 August, 2017      147

Some countries have introduced laws to level the playing field between Islamic and conventional finance when it comes to the relationship between VAT and financial products Taxes are fundamentally involuntary contributions...

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MOU Signing Ceremony between ISRA Consultancy Sdn Bhd (ICSB) and Tawafuq Consultancy Sdn Bhd (TCSB)

21 August, 2017      471

Salalah Oman - the MoU signing ceremony between ICSB and TCSB was witnessesed by Dr. Hamoud bin Sangour Al Zedjali, Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) at the first...

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HBMSU University hosts round table on enhanced UAE-China economic cooperation to drive success of Belt & Road Initiative

21 August, 2017      159

UAE - The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has today (Monday, August 21, 2017) hosted a roundtable on the ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ and Islamic Finance Executive Strategy to promote...

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Deficit talent in Islamic finance impacts quality sukuk issuance

20 August, 2017      144

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — The shortage of high-quality sukuk in the Islamic finance market is a result of the deficit in virtuous talent, a gap that must be filled...

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BNM Releases Strategy Paper on Value-based Intermediation: Strengthening the Roles and Impact of Islamic Finance

20 August, 2017      416

Release Date: 20 Jul 2017 Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry today released a Strategy Paper on Value-based Intermediation (VBI). This paper articulates strategies...

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BREAKING NEWS: ISRA Researchers Received Best Paper Awards in Korea

18 August, 2017      180

Seoul, KOREA | The International Shari'ah Research Academy (ISRA) bagged The Best Paper award at the first edition of the International Halal Management Conference (IHMC) jointly organized by Universiti Sains...

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IRTI Launched Latest MOOCs Modules

18 August, 2017      295

Jeddah, KSA | The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group is offering series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Islamic Finance....

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Financial inclusion through Islamic microfinance

18 August, 2017      218

Exploring Islamic microfinance principles and facilities within Asean would bring significant returns when it comes to engaging the lower income community, writes Tun Musa Hitam. According to statistics from the...

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PNB in push to enhance global Islamic banking

16 August, 2017      192

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — In an effort to turn the country into a centre of global Islamic banking, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) will push for bigger Islamic finance activities...

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Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

15 August, 2017      374

By Arno Maierbrugger/Gulf Times Correspondent/Bangkok   Global economic volatilities, consistently low oil prices and reduced demand for credit are among the factors that currently weigh on the Islamic financial service...

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