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GCC aggregate Bonds and Sukuk market up four per cent in 2017

12 February, 2018      267

The report stated that the aggregate primary issuance of bonds and Sukuk by GCC entities, including Central Banks Local Issuances, GCC Sovereign and Corporate Issuances, totalled $174.17 billion in 2017,...

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IFSB-INCEIF Forum to focus on preserving wealth and generating value through Islamic finance

11 February, 2018      425

The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and INCEIF - The Global University of Islamic Finance have announced the confirmed speakers for the 12th IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum on Islamic Finance. The...

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Malaysia well poised to take Asean lead in creating a greener future: CBI

07 February, 2018      208

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is well poised in taking the Asean lead in creating a more sustainable and greener future. This, according to the chief executive officer of Climate Bonds Initiative...

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CIMB expects sovereigns to issue green Islamic bonds in 2018

06 February, 2018      205

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd image: https://cdn.thestar.com.my/Themes/img/chart.png  expects sovereigns to issue 'green' Islamic bonds for the first time this year, a top executive at Malaysia's second-biggest lender by assets said....

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Time for Islamic finance to move away from replicating debt contracts

05 February, 2018      202

2017 was in many ways a dichotomous year for the global economy. Putting aside the perennial basket cases, the likes of Somalia and Zimbabwe, which continue to straddle the bottom,...

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Time for Islamic finance to move away from replicating debt contracts

05 February, 2018      228

2017 was in many ways a dichotomous year for the global economy. Putting aside the perennial basket cases, the likes of Somalia and Zimbabwe, which continue to straddle the bottom,...

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Time for Islamic finance to move away from replicating debt contracts

05 February, 2018      53

2017 was in many ways a dichotomous year for the global economy. Putting aside the perennial basket cases, the likes of Somalia and Zimbabwe, which continue to straddle the bottom,...

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The IFSB Announces the Appointment of its New Secretary-General

26 January, 2018      223

Kuala Lumpur, 26 January 2018 - The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) today announces the appointment of Dr. Bello Lawal Danbatta as its Secretary-General. The appointment of Dr. Danbatta was...

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Bank Muamalat joins GABV network

15 January, 2018      303

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd has joined The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of the world’s leading values-based banks. Bank Muamalat was officially accepted as...

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Global nominations call for the Royal Award for Islamic Finance

08 January, 2018      324

MEDIA RELEASE Kuala Lumpur, 8 January 2018 Global nominations call for the Royal Award for Islamic Finance The Royal Award for Islamic Finance announced a global search to honour an...

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