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Slow growth in Islamic finance 'disappointing': Finance Ministry

04 July, 2018      377

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      332

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      381

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      577

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      346

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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Maybank Islamic named The Banker’s Asia Pacific Islamic bank of the year

03 July, 2018      673

KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Maybank Islamic Bhd, Malaysia’s largest Islamic bank by asset, has won the Asia Pacific category of The Banker’s Islamic Bank of the Year in 2018. Citing...

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Why Islamic finance is yet to realise its full potential in Kenya

02 July, 2018      380

Kenya’s Islamic finance industry is over a decade old but is yet to realize its full potential and make the desired impact in promoting linkages between financing and the real...

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All set for BOU to issue Islamic banking licenses

01 July, 2018      313

Bank of Uganda (BOU) has finalised the Islamic banking regulations following the amendment of the financial institutions act.   The new form of banking is expected to lead to increased...

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Malta sets up body to coordinate Islamic finance efforts

28 June, 2018      289

June 28 (Reuters) - The government of Malta has established a national body to help drive the development of Islamic finance with further plans for legislation to facilitate the sector...

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PRESS RELEASE: Setting the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Framework (ESIAF) for Value-Based Intermediation

28 June, 2018      635

1st Taskforce meeting for the development of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Framework (ESIAF) for Value-based Intermediation   Kuala Lumpur, 28 June 2018 — The International Centre for Education in...

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