Islamic Finance

IMF adds IF to market surveillance. What’s next?

In this 1st of a 2-part series, Chattha looks at the issues from the regulatory perspective
By JAMSHAID ANWAR CHATTHA The day of May 24, 2018, was a ...

Silverlake hosts Islamic banking presentation for US students

By HABHAJAN SINGH
“Coming from a country that is structured based on significant speculation and zero-sum games, it was eye-opening to hear about the ...

Fitch affirms IDB long-term IDR at ‘AAA’, stable outlook

By TMR
International agency Fitch Ratings Inc has affirmed the Islamic Development Bank’s (IDB) long-term issuer default rating (IDR) at ‘AAA’ with a ...
Dr Humayon Dar

IRTI appoints Humayon as DG

The Islamic banker founded Edbiz Consulting to provide Islamic financial intelligence to the players in Islamic banking and nance
By HABHAJAN SINGH / ...
Bank Negara Malaysia

Will Islamic retail banking survive the fintech onslaught?

By DR NAFIS ALAM / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Financial technology (fintech) is the buzz word in today’s financial industry landscape. In recent times, ...

Call for Shariah-compliant equity risk management

By OBIYATHULLA ISMATH BACHA
For the manager of a Shariah-compliant portfolio or mutual fund, there are few, if any, alternatives to protect his ...

Aramco IPO ‘most likely’ in 2019

London • The initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco will “most likely” happen in 2019, the kingdom’s oil minister said last Friday, confirming a ...
Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies as potential currency?

In my view, cryptocurrency is nothing but a token
By HYLMUN IZHAR / Pic By BLOOMBERG This article is an attempt to investigate the possible DNA of ...

Supporting SDGs, development strategy

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Islamic finance has the potential to play a transformative role in supporting the implementation of the Sustainable ...
IFSB

Time to improve efficiency, reduce transaction costs in Islamic finance

Pakistan’s former bank governor says Islamic nance should promote long-term investment
By HABHAJAN SINGH How to move Islamic finance to the next stage ...
bitcoin

Investigating possible DNA of cryptocurrencies

By HYLMUN IZHAR  / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Thee unprecedented hype of cryptocurrency over the past few years coupled with an increasing prominence of ...

Qatar varsity offers PhD in Islamic finance, economy

Aside from a PhD at HBKU, students can also explore opportunities at places like INCEIF and Durham University
By HABHAJAN SINGH Qatar-based Hamad Bin ...