Islamic Finance

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 ...

Indonesia’s mandatory halal labelling leaves firms in disarray

by BLOOMBERG/ pic by BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Indonesia is all set to make halal labelling mandatory for consumer products and services from this week, but ...

Malaysia remains key source of Islamic debt papers

The rise in sukuk supplies are largely driven by BNM and local currency corporate issuance
by SULHI KHALID/ pic by TMR FILE MALAYSIA remains the main ...

The next step to boost Islamic finance education

Knowledge and research are important tools that can fuel strategic initiatives and innovation in the industry, says education minister
by NG MIN SHEN/ ...

Using education to support Islamic finance growth

According to Maszlee, high-quality education is a prerequisite to ensure continuous growth and development in IF
by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by MUHD AMIN ...

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 ...

Global sukuk issuances up 5.5% in 2018

The steady issuance volume is due to sovereign sukuk issuances from Asia, GCC countries and Africa
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By BLOOMBERG GLOBAL sukuk ...

Alibaba Cloud taps into fintech for Islamic banking

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH
ALIBABA Cloud will be working with the local Islamic banking industry to deploy its data analytic services and assist financial ...

Islamic banks — too big to fail or too small to succeed?

pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
SIZE matters in banking in more ways than one. As an industry with extensive economies of scale and huge overheads, volume is ...

Indonesia’s top Islamic finance official to speak at London

by TMR
One of the top Islamic finance official from Indonesia, which in February returned to the global sukuk market when it raised US$2 billion (RM8.4 ...

Tenom small hydropower plants show RE projects bankable

Telekosang’s proposed RM470m senior sukuk badged as world’s 1st-rated mini-hydro project sukuk
by HABHAJAN SINGH / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS The sukuk and ...