Posts Tagged ‘Islamic finance’

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 ...

Blockchain may gain traction in sukuk industry

Blockchain could increase transparency of cashflows and underlying assets, says S&P Global Ratings
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By BLOOMBERG Blockchain ...

Is the internationalisation of IF in Malaysia waning?

Malaysia’s Islamic finance runs the risk of becoming ordinary, albeit a local champion still
By RADZUAN TAJUDDIN / Pic By TMR The latest ICD-Thomson ...

BoE offers Shariah-compliant facility for Islamic banks to level playing field

The facility will allow for the 1st time UK Islamic banks to hold pound deposits at BoE
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By BLOOMBERG Britain saw a significant ...

Financial institutions need to be more proactive with VBI

Financial sector needs to consider ultimate outcomes over immediate returns, says former BNM governor
by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / pic by MUHD AMIN ...

Sukuk innovation needs to go further

Sukuk needs to move towards enhanced risk sharing to have real value added and a competitive edge over conventional bonds
By DR OBIYATHULLA ISMATH ...

Doing waqf the smart way

By FARRUKH HABIB
Giving charity is one of the noblest acts in Islam, for which the reward is immensely huge. Islam encourages people to get involved ...

Moody’s: Policy changes weigh on loan prospects for Malaysian banks

However, it maintains the country’s banking system will stay stable for the next 12 to 18 months
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN ...

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 ...

Has the Islamic finance industry prospered with integrity?

Islamic financing instruments are not accounted differently from interest-based debt financing in companies’ financial reports, argue 2 academics
By ...

The role of Islamic finance in healing the planet

Thought leadership, assessment of priorities and a call to action in a coordinated fashion would be a prime driver
By DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH / Pic By ...