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MEDIA RELEASE: SC Invites Applications for Registration as Equity Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Financing Operators

05 July, 2018      549

Kuala Lumpur, 5 July 2018 SC Invites Applications for Registration as Equity Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Financing Operators The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced today that it is inviting parties interested...

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Banks want 'costly' Islamic banking regulations adjusted

05 July, 2018      417

Banks have petitioned the central bank to review key regulations in Islamic banking to make it less costly for the banks. Patrick Mweheire, the chairman of Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA)...

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Fintech can boost Islamic finance penetration: Finance Ministry

05 July, 2018      496

Deputy Finance Minister Mardiasmo says the development of sharia financial technology (sharia fintech) has potential to help enhance the share of sharia financial businesses in the country’s financial services. “To accelerate...

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Islamic Research and Training Institute, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance to develop HR in Islamic banking

05 July, 2018      544

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to...

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Country’s Islamic banks lack products to hedge risks, say experts

05 July, 2018      464

Country’s Islamic banks lack products despite the fact that the entities control 22 per cent share of the banking business, experts said on Wednesday. They said that the country’s Islamic...

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Slow growth in Islamic finance 'disappointing': Finance Ministry

04 July, 2018      518

Deputy Finance Minister Mardiasmo has said the slow progress of Islamic financial shares was disappointing, considering the fact that Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world. “Therefore, we...

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Bahrain Islamic Bank Signs a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement with Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company

04 July, 2018      432

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding agreement with Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company to provide financing to potential residents of the luxury Sidra residential...

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South America is on the radar of Islamic finance

04 July, 2018      498

By Arno Maierbrugger/Gulf Times Correspondent /Bangkok   South America isn’t known to be a popular region for Islamic finance. This has to do with the dominance of Christianity there and...

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Maybank eyes Islamic finance leadership

04 July, 2018      752

Malayan Banking Bhd (July 3, RM8.98) Maintain buy with an unchanged fair value (FV) of RM10.70: We maintain our “buy” call on Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) with an unchanged FV...

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IRTI, BIBF Sign MoU to Develop Human Resource in Islamic Banking and Finance

03 July, 2018      447

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore areas of cooperation in human resource...

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