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AAOIFI adoption set to standardise UAE Islamic finance

16 August, 2018      344

The adoption of Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) Shariah standards by the United Arab Emirates' Islamic finance industry is a “landmark” development that will lead to...

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Becoming the best modern Islamic bank

13 August, 2018      345

What have been your key objectives for growth since coming on board last year?  I was provided with the honour of leading Noor a little over 12 months ago, joining...

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1,200 experts to gather for 25th WIBC in Bahrain

13 August, 2018      333

Over 1,200 global Islamic banking and finance leaders, industry powerhouses and policy makers will converge for the upcoming 25th edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) set to take...

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Lack of confidence: Declining value of Turkish lira presents challenges for country's banks

13 August, 2018      345

Turkey’s precarious economic position is putting significant strain on its banking sector, which is facing a negative outlook for the second half of 2018 and early 2019, despite an improvement...

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Energy projects to benefit from new Islamic trade finance fund

08 August, 2018      250

A new sovereign energy trade finance fund – thought to be a world first – is being launched by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and US investment manager...

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Global Islamic Finance Forum returns

08 August, 2018      339

KUALA LUMPUR: The Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) returns this year, themed “Beyond Profit”, which is scheduled on October 3-4 here. It will bring together Islamic finance leaders and sustainability...

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GIFF2018: Advancing VBI to strengthen Islamic finance

07 August, 2018      280

Kuala Lumpur (7th August 2018): The Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) makes its return this year with the theme "Beyond Profit". GIFF is scheduled on 3rd to 4th October 2018...

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Common Shariah Norms for Islamic Finance Still Remain A Tricky Issue

07 August, 2018      458

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      279

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      410

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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