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MOU Signing Ceremony between ISRA Consultancy Sdn Bhd (ICSB) and Tawafuq Consultancy Sdn Bhd (TCSB)

21 August, 2017      520

Salalah Oman - the MoU signing ceremony between ICSB and TCSB was witnessesed by Dr. Hamoud bin Sangour Al Zedjali, Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) at the first...

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HBMSU University hosts round table on enhanced UAE-China economic cooperation to drive success of Belt & Road Initiative

21 August, 2017      167

UAE - The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has today (Monday, August 21, 2017) hosted a roundtable on the ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ and Islamic Finance Executive Strategy to promote...

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Deficit talent in Islamic finance impacts quality sukuk issuance

20 August, 2017      169

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — The shortage of high-quality sukuk in the Islamic finance market is a result of the deficit in virtuous talent, a gap that must be filled...

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BNM Releases Strategy Paper on Value-based Intermediation: Strengthening the Roles and Impact of Islamic Finance

20 August, 2017      520

Release Date: 20 Jul 2017 Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) in collaboration with the Islamic finance industry today released a Strategy Paper on Value-based Intermediation (VBI). This paper articulates strategies...

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BREAKING NEWS: ISRA Researchers Received Best Paper Awards in Korea

18 August, 2017      203

Seoul, KOREA | The International Shari'ah Research Academy (ISRA) bagged The Best Paper award at the first edition of the International Halal Management Conference (IHMC) jointly organized by Universiti Sains...

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IRTI Launched Latest MOOCs Modules

18 August, 2017      364

Jeddah, KSA | The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group is offering series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Islamic Finance....

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Financial inclusion through Islamic microfinance

18 August, 2017      249

Exploring Islamic microfinance principles and facilities within Asean would bring significant returns when it comes to engaging the lower income community, writes Tun Musa Hitam. According to statistics from the...

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PNB in push to enhance global Islamic banking

16 August, 2017      218

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — In an effort to turn the country into a centre of global Islamic banking, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) will push for bigger Islamic finance activities...

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Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

15 August, 2017      409

By Arno Maierbrugger/Gulf Times Correspondent/Bangkok   Global economic volatilities, consistently low oil prices and reduced demand for credit are among the factors that currently weigh on the Islamic financial service...

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Islamic finance and SRI share a lot of common ground

15 August, 2017      225

Socially responsible investment and Islamic finance share significant common ground. SEDCO Capital is working to bring them together in an innovative financial product. In the last two decades, Islamic finance...

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