Posts Tagged ‘Islamic banks’

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 ...
Islamic Banks

Moody’s: GCC Islamic banks to keep profitability

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The credit fundamentals of Islamic banks operating in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have converged with those ...
Qatar Islamic Finance Country report 2017

Qatar’s Islamic banks eye growth abroad

A centralised Shariah supervisory authority should be established to achieve greater market-wide consistency and credibility, says report
By HABHAJAN ...
Kuwait

Benchmark rates risk management — a 2-edged sword for Islamic banks

A study found that an increasing benchmark rate impacts the economic value of equity and capital base of Islamic banks
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ...
Mohamed Rafe Mohamed Haneef

Islamic outfits missing from global movements

They need to take a more active part in movements advocating sustainable investment and financing, argues banker Mohamed Rafe
By HABHAJAN SINGH ...
Shariah-compliant

Time to bump up Shariah-compliant trade finance facilitation

There is signi cant growth potential for trade nance facilitation to support halal exports, says BNM
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Bank ...
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Islamic finance sector in Malaysia is yet to reach its full potential

By NG MIN SHEN
It was only last year that Malaysia rose through the ranks to become the global leader in Islamic banking and nance. As noted in the ...
IMF

Islamic banks face profit challenges

Islamic lenders’ profits are lower due to higher overheads and structural costs according to a recent report by the International Monetary Fund ...