Posts Tagged ‘Islamic finance’

Islamic banks — too big to fail or too small to succeed?

pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
SIZE matters in banking in more ways than one. As an industry with extensive economies of scale and huge overheads, volume is ...

Abu Dhabi summit looks at creating a new SRI

When it comes to sustainable, responsible and Islamic finance investing, action is spurred on not only by an ethical imperative, but also an enhanced ...

Bank Rakyat taps INCEIF’s Obiyathulla as director

Islamic finance expert Prof Dr Obiyathulla Ismath Bacha (picture) has been appointed as a director at Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd (Bank Rakyat) ...

Johor MB to be chosen by govt, not royal family

by NG MIN SHEN / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE power to appoint a new Johor mentri besar (MB) is in the hands of the government and not Johor’s royal ...

Islamic finance should be the next step for halal trade sector

The 11th World Halal Conference 2019 commenced yesterday to discuss the industry’s needs and build new capabilities
By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By ...

Boosting Shariah compliance risk culture

BNM expects continued progress in evolving a strong Shariah compliance risk culture that is well integrated and self reinforcing within IFIs
By Faizal ...

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 ...

Global laws more Islamic finance-friendly, says fund

Global regulations becoming more Islamic finance-friendly is one of the drivers of an expected significant upward trend for sukuk issuance in the near ...

Time to crank up digital transformation blueprint for Islamic finance, says Zeti

By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Islamic finance will require a digital transformation blueprint in its armoury as the industry attempts ...

Lessons from UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Islamic Finance

It’s an informal governance mechanism that allows people to participate in a timely and systematic manner
By Marizah Minhat ...

Digital assets, cryptoassets and cryptocurrencies

Investing via utility tokens to provide capital will not only expose an investor to risk of a project, but also the excessive uncertainty in the value of ...

Slow sustainability integration a threat to IF

IF’s continued hold onto its old adage certainly is not in its best interest. It cannot get better with age by being lethargic
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