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Maybank eyes Islamic finance leadership

04 July, 2018      548

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      332

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      649

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      360

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      296

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      271

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      618

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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Put in place policies to support Islamic Banking - IUIU lecturer

18 June, 2018      466

By ISMAIL MUSA LADU Kampala. Government must ensure that it puts in place policies and regulations to support Islamic Banking, according to a finance and banking lecturer at Islamic University...

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FCI implements framework for Islamic factoring

18 June, 2018      390

FCI, the global representative of the factoring and receivables finance industry, has amended its ruleset to support sharia-compliant factoring. It has done so to “ensure that this important and growing...

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Islamic finance industry grows 6% to be worth $2.4trn

14 June, 2018      394

The global Islamic finance industry grew to be worth more than $2.4 trillion by the end of 2017, according to a new report. The Global Islamic Finance Report (GIFR) 2018,...

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