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IFSB Engagement Session with the Indonesian Islamic Finance Stakeholders

15 October, 2017      384

The half-day Session is part of the IFSB’s efforts to reach out to its wide membership base, and provide an interactive platform for the international organisation to engage with the...

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M’sia leads the way in Islamic finance

12 October, 2017      1057

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia wants to strengthen its leading position in Islamic finance by raising more green sukuk to fund environmentally-friendly infrastructure developments. Energy, Green Techonology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr...

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Green Sukuk, A Great Alternative Financing Besides GTFS -- Ongkili

12 October, 2017      155

KUALA LUMPUR -- Shariah-compliant sukuk is another great option to finance green technology investments in renewable energy and other environmental assets, said Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) Minister, Datuk Seri Maximus...

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Russia's Sberbank considers Islamic finance entity, to propose regulatory change

11 October, 2017      373

SYDNEY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Russia’s largest lender Sberbank is considering setting up an Islamic finance entity and will propose regulatory changes to facilitate sharia-compliant business, a senior bank official...

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Executive Director ISRA Welcome Remarks at Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017

10 October, 2017      395

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ Assalaamu Alaikum and a very good morning! Assistant Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, YBhg En. Marzunisham bin Omar, President & CEO, INCEIF, Dato’ Dr. Azmi Omar, Dato,...

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BNM: Malaysia an ideal test bed for fintech growth [Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017]

10 October, 2017      499

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Malaysia, with its diverse population of 31 million and growing middle class, stands as an ideal "test bed" for developing and commercialising financial technology (fintech) solutions,...

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13th WIEF to tackle innovation, Islamic finance, halal goods in global development

09 October, 2017      338

JEDDAH - There should be more focus on enhancing the opportunities available for startup businesses initiated by youth and the Islamic finance opportunities, said Tun Musa Hitam, chairman of the World...

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Press Release - Islamic Fintech Dialogue (IFD2017)

09 October, 2017      670

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10 October 2017   Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017 - Fintech & Entrepreneurship   10 Oct 2017, Kuala Lumpur - The International Sharīʻah Research Academy for Islamic Finance...

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Number of venture capital deals in 2017 already exceed last year's total- report

08 October, 2017      320

The number of venture capital deals raised by start-ups in the Middle East and North Africa increased to 169 during the nine months to the end of September, already surpassing...

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HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Launches SC and ISRA Publish Textbook on “Sukuk: Principles and Practices”

03 October, 2017      593

MEDIA RELEASE Kuala Lumpur, 3 October 2017 SC and ISRA publish textbook on “Sukuk: Principles and Practices” Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance...

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