Islamic Finance

Govt to hold major Islamic conference in May — PM Anwar

THE government intends to hold a major conference on Islamic economics that transcends beyond the traditional practices in the next…

5 months ago

A call to action in Islamic finance

by AUFA MARDHIAH / pic MUHD AMIN NAHARUL REFLECTING on the philosophical roots of modern economics, Malaysia International Islamic Finance Centre (MIFC) chairman…

5 months ago

Malaysia’s resonance as global centre for Islamic finance

Over the years, Malaysia has been attracting attention for its innovative practices, robust regulatory framework and commitment to fostering knowledge…

6 months ago

What next for Islamic Finance in Malaysia?

Islamic banking industry remains promising, with the advent of digital banking and fintech. But stiff competition is just around the…

6 months ago

Sukuk yield movement should not correlate with conventional interest-rate environment

by ASILA JALIL / pic by BERNAMA THE changes in yields of sukuk should be independent of the movements in…

3 years ago

BIMB Holdings proceeds with restructuring activity

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic TMR BIMB Holdings Bhd (BHB) announced its shareholders and warrant holders have approved the proposed…

3 years ago

Fitch: Islamic finance has room for sustained growth

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR/ pic by BLOOMBERG ISLAMIC finance will likely contribute further to Malaysia’s banking system — supported by Bank…

4 years ago

StanChart Saadiq aims 13% growth in SMEs

The bank feels obligated to leverage its network to facilitate growth of SMEs in the halal segment by S BIRRUNTHA/…

4 years ago

Sukuk issuance volume expected to grow in 2020

The lower rate environment should augurs well for sukuk especially from the issuers’ standpoint, says economist by NUR HANANI AZMAN/…

4 years ago

Islamic banking continues to expand in 2019

Financing for purchase of residential property was the biggest contributor to Islamic banking financing last year, with RM184.4b recorded in…

4 years ago

Turkish clerics defy 1,400 years of edicts with home loan U-turn

by BERNAMA/ pic by BLOOMBERG ISTANBUL • Turkey’s top Islamic authority is challenging 1,400 years of religious thinking, with a…

4 years ago

Bank Islam implements SWIFT GPI service

The bank now joins 550 banks in over 200 countries to offer the service which also provides transparency on charges…

4 years ago

Islamic banks ready to support SMEs

In September, during the National Entrepreneurship Week, Islamic banks granted RM20b worth of financing access, says AIBIM acting ED By…

5 years ago