Islamic Finance

MAIS, KUIS ordered to pay Bank Muamalat RM327m

The judgement is in relation to a 3-bank syndicated financing, led by Bank Muamalat, for the construction of KUIS’ hostel building
by HABHAJAN SINGH / ...

Philippines eyeing sukuk, floaters as budget deficit swells

MANILA • The Philippines is seeking a wider source of financing as the budget deficit swells and funds get increasingly expensive.
The Bureau of the ...

‘Nothing safer than cash’ — tech rout puts Silicon Valley on edge

However, the IPO market hasn’t shown any signs of cooling, raising RM67b against 2017’s total of RM54.5b
NEW YORK • Steve Hoffman grabs the mic and, ...

Amid Hong Kong’s riches, poverty isn’t receding

HONG KONG • The number of people living in poverty in Hong Kong hasn’t declined even with an increase in government assistance, the latest reminder of ...

Adequate access to Shariah board vital for governance

IFSB says boards should have clear mandate and responsibility to ensure IIFS adhere to Shariah rules and principles
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By TMR ...

Shared values on a global basis

By DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH / Pic By TMR
For a number of years now, I have been on the board of trustees of the RFI Foundation Pte Ltd, indeed I was a ...

The point when Islamic bankers are willing to break the code

A CJBS study raises some interesting food for thought for Islamic bankers globally
by HABHAJAN SINGH A NEW study has attempted to see how Islamic ...

Capital flows and regulatory arbitrage

EVENTS earlier in the year in Australia show the extent to which cross-border capital flows can arbitrage regulatory hurdles. It appears that in an ...

SoftBank’s Son sees profit surging amid scrutiny over Saudi ties

SoftBank’s Son sees profit surging amid scrutiny over Saudi ties
Tokyo • SoftBank Group Corp founder Masayoshi Son is starting to see the benefits of ...

Bill Gates aims to save RM972b by reinventing the toilet

Sydney • Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business, and he’s betting big that a reinvention of this most essential of conveniences can save a half ...

Islamic rule of law matters in Belt and Road Initiative financing

There is little evidence that China-linked financing schemes have served the purpose. The financing of the ECRL project is a good example to illustrate a ...

CSQLaw, Amanie sign MoU 
with Kazakhstan’s AIFC

By HABHAJAN SINGH
Boutique law firm The Chambers of Shamsul Qamar (CSQLaw) and Islamic finance consulting firm Amanie Advisors Sdn Bhd plan to work ...