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HSBC Malaysian arm issues first Islamic bond tied to UN development goals

15 October, 2018      361

KUALA LUMPUR: HSBC Amanah, the Malaysian Islamic banking arm of HSBC Holdings <HSBA.L>, has raised 500 million ringgit ($120.63 million) worth of Islamic bonds linked to the United Nations' sustainable...

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Indonesia launches cash endowments-linked sovereign Islamic bonds

15 October, 2018      479

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: The Indonesian government launched on Sunday an Islamic bond linked to endowments, aiming to tap into a pool of assets for its fiscal needs. The Waqf Core...

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Morocco sells first Islamic bonds

12 October, 2018      410

Morocco started selling its first Islamic sovereign bonds worth $116mln with a five-year maturity   RABAT - Morocco started selling its first Islamic sovereign bonds worth 1.1 billion dirhams ($116...

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Third International Forum on Islamic Banking Jurisprudence to open October 15

12 October, 2018      410

SHARJAH. KAZINFORM The Sharjah Islamic Centre for Economy and Finance Studies at the University of Sharjah has organised the Third International Forum on Islamic Banking Jurisprudence, which will be held...

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Five Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need To Leverage The Islamic Economy

10 October, 2018      368

Cooperation, shared prosperity, and social responsibility: these are some of the key values that underpin the Islamic economy. They aim to support a more equitable society where economic development is...

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QCB Governor outlines multifaceted approach to Islamic fintech

10 October, 2018      449

Doha: HE the Governor of the Qatar Central Bank Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani has outlined opportunities and challenges facing the development of Islamic financial technology (fintech) amid global and...

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Islamic fintech: Malaysia wins in Islamic finance but its tech start-up ecosystem still a work in progress

10 October, 2018      1196

Malaysia’s developed Shariah-compliant finance infrastructure and ecosystem draws in Islamic fintech start-ups even though it is not a global technology hub like neighbouring Singapore. Dr Farrukh Habib, a researcher with...

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Malaysia’s Islamic banking on right track, says expert

08 October, 2018      737

PETALING JAYA: A banking expert has defended the Malaysian practice of Islamic banking and financing (IBF) against critics who say it does not adhere to proper shariah procedures. Zulkarnain Muhamad...

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Former BNM Governor Zeti honoured with The Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018

03 October, 2018      1125

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): Former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz walked away with the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018 tonight, in conjunction with...

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VBI strategies must come from the top, says experts

03 October, 2018      595

OCTOBER 3, 2018, Kuala Lumpur: Top management of Islamic finance institutions should set the tone as a first step towards embarking on a value-based intermediation (VBI) approach. Dato' Mohd Redza...

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