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

03 July, 2018      774

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      488

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      429

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      390

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      739

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      610

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      554

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      573

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

14 June, 2018      468

Global Islamic Finance Report 2018 says sector registers fifth consecutive year that growth rate has been on the decline. The global Islamic finance industry grew to be worth more than...

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Growing Islamic finance firms lobby Britain for tax relief

14 June, 2018      461

LONDON: Firms involved in Islamic finance are lobbying the British government for tax reforms, arguing that the treatment of some sharia-compliant structures is hindering their growth. Britain has actively pursued...

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