Islamic Finance

Better showing for listed standalone Islamic financial groups

BHB and MBSB are the only 2 standalone Shariah-compliant financial institutions listed on Bursa
by MARK RAO / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL LOCAL Islamic ...

Starbucks Malaysia celebrates 300th store opening at Bukit Bintang Junction

New store reaffirms Starbucks Malaysia’s commitment to consistently deliver its coffee experiences across the nation
Starbucks Malaysia has opened its ...

Islamic fintech needs a synchronised, focused initiative to penetrate rural areas

For the sector to make an impact, it needs to see the emergence of more players and more integrated involvement of the related authorities
by AFIQ ...

Huge Shariah-compliant fintech potential in Indonesia


pic by BLOOMBERG FOR the first time in many years, Indonesia overtook Malaysia in an Islamic finance ranking. It took many by surprise. We are talking ...

BNM’s SRR cut to benefit banks

The central bank announces the SRR ratio will be reduced from 3.5% to 3% to maintain sufficient liquidity in the domestic financial system
By MARK RAO ...
Azura Othman

CIIF expands its flagship programme globally

Collaboration with banking institutions to seek competent bankers is expected to be completed next year
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH THE Chartered Institute ...

Fintech can boost Islamic finance

Fintech can enable Islamic finance players to attract more customers, increase efficiency and reduce costs
By SULHI KHALID / Pic By TMR File FINANCIAL ...

Machine learning for Shariah-compliant financial services


graphic by MZUKRI YOUR former school mates are your Facebook friends. A few of you get together for a drink. One of your friends snaps a photo on his ...

Sukuk issuance to grow in 2019 helped by Malaysian issues

Total issuance for the whole year could surpass last year’s RM72.7b figure according to MARC
by BHUPINDER SINGH/ pic by TMR FILE THE sukuk market is ...

McDonald’s Malaysia celebrates being Malaysian!

The global brand embraces its Malaysian nickname – Mekdi, and introduces Nasi Lemak McD as part of its celebration
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 August 2019 – ...

Islamic finance growth moderated in 2018

By MARK RAO / Graphic By ANIS SHAMSUL
THE Islamic Financial Services Board’s (IFSB) Islamic Financial Services Industry (IFSI) Stability Report 2019 ...