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Seminar to explore role of Islamic Capital Markets in achieving SDGs

02 April, 2018      289

Tunis, Tunisia– Senior representatives of multilateral development institutions, regulatory authorities, and capital market operators are scheduled to attend a seminar on the role of Islamic capital markets in mobilizing resources for achieving...

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Islamic Development Bank aims to empower women

02 April, 2018      334

TUNIS The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) aims to improve women’s access to infrastructure that will offer economic opportunities through Islamic microfinance, Bandar Hajjar, president of the bank, said on Monday....

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Islamic finance educators urged to play stronger role in banking industry

31 March, 2018      446

Higher Education Ministry deputy director-general Prof Dr Noor Azizi Ismail delivers his speech during the Islamic Finance Education Ecosystem and Quality Assurance symposium in Kuala Lumpur. Pic by ASYRAF HAMZAH...

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Spreading Islamic Banking in Uganda, One Sermon at a Time

28 March, 2018      318

  Islamic preacher Imam Idi Kasozi’s Friday sermons in the Ugandan capital typically focus on three subjects: faith, mercy -- and religiously compliant banking products. Whether speaking from the pulpit...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      481

The Islamic finance gender balance in Malaysia is almost on equal footing, in no small part due to Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, the former first female governor of the central...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      167

Islamic finance may be a nascent sector, but fast growth is leading to skills shortages that are creating career opportunities not always available for women in conventional finance. Samina Akram,...

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

26 March, 2018      354

Islamic finance may be a nascent sector, but fast growth is leading to skills shortages that are creating career opportunities not always available for women in conventional finance. Samina Akram,...

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CIE and ISRA Sign a Landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

18 March, 2018      347

The Center for Islamic Economics (CIE) and International Sharia Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) – have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday, 18 March 2018 at...

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SC Saadiq expands Islamic financial product beyond core markets

16 March, 2018      1103

Karachi—Standard Chartered Saadiq, the Islamic banking business of Standard Chartered has plans to expand its Sharah-compliant products and services offerings beyond its core markets such as Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia,...

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SC Saadiq expands Islamic financial product beyond core markets

16 March, 2018      605

Karachi—Standard Chartered Saadiq, the Islamic banking business of Standard Chartered has plans to expand its Sharah-compliant products and services offerings beyond its core markets such as Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia,...

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