Islamic Finance

DNeX explores halal hub in Philippines

The online trade facilitation provider joins other Malaysian-based companies, putting to greater use their expertise on the halal front
By HABHAJAN ...

Omani Islamic bank Alizz gets good ratings

By TMR
Six-year-old Alizz Islamic Bank of Oman has received positive ratings though it was observed that the bank is still largely untested in the long ...
maldives

Maldives making a name for itself in Islamic finance, halal sector

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Maldives is keen on Islamic finance. With a strong commitment from the government to position the country as a South Asian ...

Canon Marketing Malaysia announces Canon EOS Ambassadors

Well-known Malaysian photographers to inspire enthusiasts to further their passion for photography
KUALA LUMPUR, 5 JULY 2018 – Canon Marketing ...

BRI financing concern raised at UK’s Islamic finance conferences

Two UK-based academics point out that a common source of funding for BRI-linked infrastructure projects, including the ECRL, so far seems to be ...

Funding developments without debt

Two of the Muslim world’s largest economies, Turkey and Indonesia, have announced ambitious plans for infrastructure development. More than anything, the ...

Go boldly on fintech, Islamic social finance

One of the unique features of IF is the close interaction between social and business matters
By DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH For those of you who know me ...

Asean Shariah scholars to tackle zakat calculation methodology

By TMR
The methodology of calculating zakat and its different applications in Islamic finance institutions (IFIs) and procedures for the recovery of ...

Traditional IFIs should collaborate with fintech companies for innovations

By OTHMAN ABDULLAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) came into force in January 2018 to regulate payment services ...
Uganda

Uganda prepares to start Islamic banking in October

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The framework for the implementation of Islamic banking in Uganda has been developed and will be operational in October, ...

UAE reforms aid sukuk market

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
New rules governing sukuk offerings in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could support market activity in tandem with other ...

Tax cuts feed China’s consuming passion

By CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
It’s tempting to view China’s changes to the personal and corporate tax code in the context of US trade ...