Islamic Finance

Bankruptcy would leave PG&E in turmoil for years

SAN FRANCISCO • The lights would stay on if California utility giant PG&E Corp files for bankruptcy. But the company, its customers and investors would ...

Humayon departs from IRTI, 
Zahid leaves IFSB for Oman

Humayon plans to develop Cambridge Institute of Islamic finance, while Zahid assumes role of Islamic banking expert at Oman’s central bank
By HABHAJAN ...

CISI, ACCA join forces to boost global market for trilingual 
Islamic finance qualification

By TMR
Two global professional bodies, with a combined total of 756,000 members and students, are working together to meet the global market demand for ...

Putrajaya set to broaden options 
to meet financial challenges

As Putrajaya deploys a market-based mechanism to tackle its fiscal challenges, will its processes be inclusive?
By RADZUAN TAJUDDIN / Pic By ISMAIL ...

IFSB, BI explore financial inclusion and Islamic finance

By HABHAJAN SINGH
Financial inclusion can be channelled to enhance living standards and alleviate poverty, as well as address the suspicion and ...

Dismissing the diminishing, dim moves

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By BERNAMA
AS THE 2018 curtains draw to a close, on reflection, it was obviously the year of political euphoria and ...

Women are on track to earn the same as men — in 202 years

SINGAPORE • The good news: The global gender gap has improved, slightly. The reality: Differences in economic opportunity, including pay between men and ...

TH’s accounting shenanigans hurt ‘face’ of Islamic finance

There is nothing wrong to be ambitious or aspiring to become a leading IFI globally. But such a ‘beauty contest’ may have taken its toll on integrity
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Find shelter from financial crisis in Shariah stocks, study says

Authors found ‘strong support’ for Islamic stocks as a haven during crisis periods
TOKYO • Investors looking for a safe haven in turbulent financial ...

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 ...

Billionaires, blockchain, art set to collide

Lindemann is hosting a conference next week during Art Basel Miami Beach to explore how the blockchain can transform the art world
NEW YORK • Adam ...

How a Belgian billionaire built a fortune with rich friends

NEW YORK • Albert Frere (picture) spent his life creating one of Europe’s largest fortunes. It’s also one of the continent’s most complex.
The ...