Islamic Finance

Islamic banks’ assets up 9.3% in May

Household spending is the highest contributor at RM336b, up 12.2% compared to last year
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by TMR FILE THE prospects of Islamic ...

Bank Rakyat chairman awarded Most Influential Woman in Islamic Finance

by AZALEA AZUAR
BANK Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd’s (Bank Rakyat) chairman Datuk Noripah Kamso received “The Most Influential Woman in Islamic ...

More risk-taking needed as foreign players exit

Islamic banks in the country need to undertake more equity-based financing instead of the current debt-based financing
by BHUPINDER SINGH & NG MIN ...

Sensorflow expands into Malaysia

SensorFlow, the smart IoT solution for hotel room environment management has officially launched in Malaysia.
Founded in 2016 and headquartered in ...

IFSB to run executive programme on effective risk management

by TMR / pic by TMR GRAPHIC
Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) will run an executive programme next week to discuss risk management for ...

The fickle nature of public opinion

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By TMR
The week has been cynically and sarcastically declared as the week of “terkejut”, to which the closest English equivalent ...

The slow progress of digital transformation in Islamic social finance

Digital implementation has been successful, but has not become universal yet, even in profit-driven business
By DR ZIYAAD MAHOMED  / Pic By TMR It ...

SEDCO Capital, CFA Institute showcase best-practice ESG integration in the EMEA region

An asset manager has teamed up with a global association of investment professionals to help investors understand how they can better integrate ...

Abu Dhabi summit looks at creating a new SRI

When it comes to sustainable, responsible and Islamic finance investing, action is spurred on not only by an ethical imperative, but also an enhanced ...

A strategy to rejuvenate Islamic finance

Qatar recently announced a tripartite initiative to work with Malaysia and Turkey to establish 3 IBF hubs
By PROF DR OBIYATHULLA ISMATH BACHA / Pic By ...

IFSB’s exposure draft on Shariah lender of last resort

By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By TMR
One of the fundamental considerations in lender of last resort (LOLR), whether conventional or Shariah, is that an ...

Overwhelming desire for Islamic mortgages, lending products in Ireland

Lack of availability in the market in Ireland is creating financial exclusion in the community, says a survey conducted by a law firm
By HABHAJAN SINGH ...