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Harness fintech in zakat and waqf, says Sultan Nazrin

13 December, 2017      815

By BERNAMA / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL The Sultan of Perak has called on Shariah scholars to embrace new technology in overall Islamic finance and to envisage how “fintech”...

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Governor's Welcoming Remarks at the Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) 20-Year Anniversary Dinner

12 December, 2017      258

Governor's Welcoming Remarks at the Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) 20-Year Anniversary Dinner Speaker: Governor Muhammad bin Ibrahim, FCB Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Date: 12 Dec 2017   Welcome to...

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PRESS RELEASE: Key insights emerge as the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference kicks off in Bahrain

12 December, 2017      378

  -Key highlights from the first day of the conference include the Governor’s Address, an exclusive interview trailing the vision for the next 40 years of Islamic Banking, the launch...

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Bursa Malaysia launches Islamic Securities Selling and Buying Negotiated Transaction

12 December, 2017      308

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Bhd launched the world’s first Shariah-compliant alternative to the Securities Borrowing and Lending Negotiated Transaction (SBLNT) framework, called Islamic Securities Selling and Buying Negotiated Transaction (ISSBNT)....

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Trustbank Amanah Brings Islamic Financing To Suriname

08 December, 2017      232

Trustbank Amanah has opened its doors. From l-r: Jim Rasam (project director), minister Gillmore Hoefdraad, Maureen Badjoeri (CEO), Nida Raza (director advisory ICD) and president CBvS, Glenn Gersie. POSTED BY: STARNIEUWS DECEMBER...

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Press Release: Industry Stalwarts set to headline the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference

04 December, 2017      274

Industry Stalwarts set to headline the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference        Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain, November 30 2017: Under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin...

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Solidarity General Takaful, Al Ahlia Insurance merger complete

04 December, 2017      222

Solidarity Group Holding, the largest Takaful Group in the world, has announced the successful completion of the merger between its two Bahrain based subsidiaries Solidarity General Takaful and Al Ahlia...

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Cleric to parents: Encourage children to study Islamic finance

03 December, 2017      176

Dr Tajudeen Yusuf, Acting President, Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (IIFP), has advised parents to encourage their children to study Islamic finance to benefit from new opportunities emerging from the...

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How loyal are Islamic banking customers?

30 November, 2017      156

Shari’ah finance is a growing industry and a centrepiece of Dubai’s plan to be the capital of the Islamic economy. However, Shari’ah finance is still much smaller than conventional finance, even...

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ISRA wins the Islamic Economy Award 2017

28 November, 2017      259

Dubai, UAE | 28th November, 2017 - The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) continues to be recognized as the leading knowledge and research entity globally. After bagging...

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