Posts Tagged ‘Islamic finance’

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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Leveraging financial technology 
to support Islamic social finance

By OTHMAN ABDULLAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Through collaborations with IFIs, Islamic social fund bodies could distribute the funds electronically ...

Humayon departs from IRTI, 
Zahid leaves IFSB for Oman

Humayon plans to develop Cambridge Institute of Islamic finance, while Zahid assumes role of Islamic banking expert at Oman’s central bank
By HABHAJAN ...

CISI, ACCA join forces to boost global market for trilingual 
Islamic finance qualification

By TMR
Two global professional bodies, with a combined total of 756,000 members and students, are working together to meet the global market demand for ...

IFSB, BI explore financial inclusion and Islamic finance

By HABHAJAN SINGH
Financial inclusion can be channelled to enhance living standards and alleviate poverty, as well as address the suspicion and ...

Malaysia expected to move into more non-traditional markets next year

We will try to capitalise more on the halal sector by leveraging on what we have, says Matrade
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Malaysia ...

TH’s accounting shenanigans hurt ‘face’ of Islamic finance

There is nothing wrong to be ambitious or aspiring to become a leading IFI globally. But such a ‘beauty contest’ may have taken its toll on integrity
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Find shelter from financial crisis in Shariah stocks, study says

Authors found ‘strong support’ for Islamic stocks as a haven during crisis periods
TOKYO • Investors looking for a safe haven in turbulent financial ...

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 ...

Consider temporary capital controls as 
circuit breakers for forex market

Circuit breakers were introduced in US equity markets following the Black Monday crash of 1987. Since then, their use has expanded into other asset markets ...

Shared values on a global basis

By DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH / Pic By TMR
For a number of years now, I have been on the board of trustees of the RFI Foundation Pte Ltd, indeed I was a ...

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 ...