Islamic Finance

Kenanga Investors is Transparency Champion

Kenanga Investors Berhad and Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad win under Transparency Award category at MARC 2017 League Manager Lead Table Awards.
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Computershare a standby servicer for Tolkien Sukuk

Al Rayan Bank ropes in Aussie company unit in UK’s RM1.4b deal tied to Islamic-style home purchase plans
By HABHAJAN SINGH UK-based Al Rayan Bank plc ...

Moody’s expects US$1b of sukuk from Africa

By BLOOMBERG
London • The amount of sukuk African sovereigns issue will probably increase as they seek to diversify their funding base, Moody’s ...

Doing waqf the smart way

By FARRUKH HABIB
Giving charity is one of the noblest acts in Islam, for which the reward is immensely huge. Islam encourages people to get involved ...

SkyWorld to Build City’s Largest Multi-Level Sports Complex

• SkyArena Sports Complex boasts 20 state-of-the-art facilities to promote a healthy lifestyle and social activity for the local community
18 Sept 2018 ...

Limited Edition stylish and exclusive Vespa 946 (RED), Sprint Carbon and Sei Giorni available now

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 September, 2018 – Naza Premira Sdn Bhd, official distributor of the Vespa brand in Malaysia introduced three limited edition Vespa ...

Financing from Islamic banks crosses US$1t mark, says IFSB

IFSB releases country-level data on financial soundness and growth of Islamic banking systems for 21 nations, including the UK
By HABHAJAN SINGH The ...

Regulatory environment for Islamic finance in Asia

By AKBAR KOMIJANI & FARHAD TAGHIZADEH-HESARY
An international Monetary Fund survey on the legal, regulatory and supervisory frameworks for Islamic ...

Has the Islamic finance industry prospered with integrity?

Islamic financing instruments are not accounted differently from interest-based debt financing in companies’ financial reports, argue 2 academics
By ...

Harnessing the business potential of halal food

Consumption of halal products should outpace gains for the overall global food industry over the next five to 10 years, as soaring demand moves beyond ...

IFSB, IADI eye Islamic deposit insurance systems

The joint effort aims to address a long standing problem confronting the Islamic finance sector
By HABHAJAN SINGH Two international bodies are ramping ...

National Bank of Bahrain seeks to boost stake in Bahrain Islamic

Dubai • National Bank of Bahrain BSC plans to increase its stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank BSC to 43.5% as the Gulf state’s second-biggest lender by market ...