Posts Tagged ‘Islamic banks’

Downside risk to Islamic banks’ financing, earnings amid tepid sentiment in 2019

Business sentiment continues to be weighed down by US-China trade tensions and global development
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by TMR FILE LOCAL Islamic ...

Islamic banks’ assets up 9.3% in May

Household spending is the highest contributor at RM336b, up 12.2% compared to last year
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by TMR FILE THE prospects of Islamic ...

Digitising to drive growth of Islamic banks

Islamic banks need to embrace technology and invest as the returns will follow
By BHUPINDER SINGH & NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE ...

More risk-taking needed as foreign players exit

Islamic banks in the country need to undertake more equity-based financing instead of the current debt-based financing
by BHUPINDER SINGH & NG MIN ...

Making a case for GDP-linked sukuk

If sukuk and Islamic finance in general is to be more meaningful to the ummah, a reorientation may be needed
By PROF DR OBIYATHULLA ISMATH BACHA Sukuk ...

Indonesian Islamic banks show better performance on soaring demand

Further development of risk management and corporate governance standards is key to improving its competitiveness ...

Role of Islamic banks in secondary financial markets

A pressing challenge is the lack of liquid and active secondary sukuk markets in key Islamic finance domiciles
By AKBAR KOMIJANI & FARHAD ...

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...