Posts Tagged ‘Islamic finance’

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 ...

Fed raises rates, emerging markets roil — it’s déjà vu

For the second time this year, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised interest rates. With the recent 25 basis-point hike, the Fed funds rate is now near ...

Africa needs conducive economic, regulatory environments

Islamic finance could contribute, at least modestly, in helping the continent achieve many challenges
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By BLOOMBERG Investor ...
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Maldives making a name for itself in Islamic finance, halal sector

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Maldives is keen on Islamic finance. With a strong commitment from the government to position the country as a South Asian ...

BRI financing concern raised at UK’s Islamic finance conferences

Two UK-based academics point out that a common source of funding for BRI-linked infrastructure projects, including the ECRL, so far seems to be ...

Funding developments without debt

Two of the Muslim world’s largest economies, Turkey and Indonesia, have announced ambitious plans for infrastructure development. More than anything, the ...

Go boldly on fintech, Islamic social finance

One of the unique features of IF is the close interaction between social and business matters
By DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH For those of you who know me ...
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Uganda prepares to start Islamic banking in October

By TMR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The framework for the implementation of Islamic banking in Uganda has been developed and will be operational in October, ...