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Common Shariah Norms for Islamic Finance Still Remain A Tricky Issue

07 August, 2018      319

Shariah governance and regulations in Islamic finance remain a diverse topic despite countless initiatives to set a common international framework of rules to standardise or at least harmonise governance for...

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UAE Islamic bank assets surge to $154bn in H1

03 August, 2018      223

Assets of Islamic banks operating in the UAE amounted to Dh565 billion ($154 billion) by the end of H1 2018, a 6.7 per cent growth of Dh35.5 billion over the...

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QIIC renamed as ‘The Group Islamic Insurance Company’

02 August, 2018      327

DOHA: Qatar Islamic Insurance Company (QIIC), one of the leading Takaful insurance companies in Qatar and the world has changed its name to ‘The Group Islamic Insurance Company’. According to...

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Al Hilal Bank teams up with Abu Dhabi Global Market to promote Islamic finance

01 August, 2018      264

Al Hilal Bank has just announced a new partnership with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, aimed at promoting Islamic Finance in Abu...

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IRTI and IBA Executive Program to Address Islamic Finance Impact Investing for SDGs

31 July, 2018      367

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 31 July 2018 – An Executive Learning Program, being organized by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) in collaboration with the Institute of Business Administration...

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MoF expects Malaysia shares to outperform regional markets

30 July, 2018      403

KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): Bursa Malaysia-listed companies' share performance is expected to be better than those in Asian stock markets on Malaysian government policies and as external factors remain stable,...

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‘Islamic banking, finance outlook bright in Asia’

28 July, 2018      345

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says the outlook for Islamic banking and finance in Asia is bright, given that the region is home to more than sixty per cent of...

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Kenya's Central Bank Urged To Enact Specific Legislation For Islamic Finance

26 July, 2018      250

NAIROBI -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and stakeholders in the country's banking and finance sector have been urged to consider enacting sector-specific legislation tailored to Islamic finance to...

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Regent Business School launches postgraduate diploma in Islamic finance and banking

26 July, 2018      272

In a precedent-setting move, Regent Business School launched Southern Africa’s first postgraduate diploma in Islamic finance and banking on the back of growing global demand for Islamic banking professionals. The...

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Philippines to push Islamic finance in Muslim province

24 July, 2018      356

The development agency of the Philippine’s southernmost province of Mindanao is eager to use Islamic finance vehicles to fund infrastructure projects in the region where about one fifth of the...

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