Islamic Finance
Kuwait

Benchmark rates risk management — a 2-edged sword for Islamic banks

A study found that an increasing benchmark rate impacts the economic value of equity and capital base of Islamic banks
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ...
BNM

Managing yields and wealth to shape Islamic finance in 2018

By SYED ALWI MOHAMED SULTAN
In this second of a three-part series, I look at two more trends that may shape and reshape the contours of the Islamic ...

KLIA Immigration opening common counters to process all types of passports to ease congestion during peak travelling periods

One of several action plans determined during a tripartite collaboration meeting involving Malaysia Airports, Department of Immigration KLIA and Airline ...

The 5 trends that will shape Islamic finance in 2018

From geopolitical issues in Gulf Cooperation Council countries to the unsavoury default in sukuk blaming non-Shariah compliance, 2017 was an interesting ...

Singapore’s STI poised to go higher in next 2 years

In May last year, we forecast Singapore’s gross domestic product growth for the full- year 2017 to come in at 3.2% above the government’s forecast of a ...

Ranhill Subsidiary Bags Johor Water Concession Renewal; Group Bullish on Overseas Expansion

SAJ Ranhill Sdn Bhd (SAJ), a subsidiary of Ranhill Holdings Berhad, has renewed its licence as the exclusive water services operator for the State of Johor ...
MMC CSR

MMC donates RM120,000 of reading materials

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH
MMC Corp Bhd has contributed RM120,000 worth of reading materials to selected learning institutions as part of its corporate ...

Batik Air to fly direct from Jakarta to Kota Kinabalu twice a week

Batik Air will start flying direct from Jakarta Soekarno – Hatta International Airport (CGK) to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) ...
UCrest chairman Eg Kah Yee

Prominent Singapore scientist joins UCrest

Mobile health and cloud platform provider to tap Prof Low’s extensive business resources
By HABHAJAN SINGH A Malaysian public listed company is ...

Middle East launches world’s 1st fintech consortium of Islamic banks to accelerate industry

By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By BAHRAIN DEVELOPMENT BANK
Three major Middle Eastern banks have come together to launch the world’s first global financial ...

The silent but effective contributor to Islamic finance celebrates its 20th year

Malaysia’s central bank celebrates the 20th anniversary of the setting up of the Shariah Advisory Council. It’s time to make some noise
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China

Maybe China can’t take over the world

By CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Almost daily, newspapers in the US, Europe and China release eye-catching headlines about China’s ...