Islamic Finance

Shariah rulings on investing waqf assets

Investing waqf assets refers to increasing the wealth of endowments, both the underlying assets and the income, using Shariah-compliant methods.
By DR ...

Role of Islamic banks in secondary financial markets

A pressing challenge is the lack of liquid and active secondary sukuk markets in key Islamic finance domiciles
By AKBAR KOMIJANI & FARHAD ...

Canon Making the Community Greener through ‘One Canon, One Tree’!

SHAH ALAM, SELANGOR, 24 November 2018 – Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. continues to deliver on its passion and commitment in creating a ...

Consider temporary capital controls as 
circuit breakers for forex market

Circuit breakers were introduced in US equity markets following the Black Monday crash of 1987. Since then, their use has expanded into other asset markets ...

MAIS, KUIS ordered to pay Bank Muamalat RM327m

The judgement is in relation to a 3-bank syndicated financing, led by Bank Muamalat, for the construction of KUIS’ hostel building
by HABHAJAN SINGH / ...

Philippines eyeing sukuk, floaters as budget deficit swells

MANILA • The Philippines is seeking a wider source of financing as the budget deficit swells and funds get increasingly expensive.
The Bureau of the ...

Adequate access to Shariah board vital for governance

IFSB says boards should have clear mandate and responsibility to ensure IIFS adhere to Shariah rules and principles
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By TMR ...

Shared values on a global basis

By DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH / Pic By TMR
For a number of years now, I have been on the board of trustees of the RFI Foundation Pte Ltd, indeed I was a ...

The point when Islamic bankers are willing to break the code

A CJBS study raises some interesting food for thought for Islamic bankers globally
by HABHAJAN SINGH A NEW study has attempted to see how Islamic ...

Capital flows and regulatory arbitrage

EVENTS earlier in the year in Australia show the extent to which cross-border capital flows can arbitrage regulatory hurdles. It appears that in an ...

Islamic rule of law matters in Belt and Road Initiative financing

There is little evidence that China-linked financing schemes have served the purpose. The financing of the ECRL project is a good example to illustrate a ...

CSQLaw, Amanie sign MoU 
with Kazakhstan’s AIFC

By HABHAJAN SINGH
Boutique law firm The Chambers of Shamsul Qamar (CSQLaw) and Islamic finance consulting firm Amanie Advisors Sdn Bhd plan to work ...