Posts Tagged ‘islamic’

‘Dangal’ movie star Zaira Wasim quits Bollywood, says it led her away from Islam

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP
NEW DELHI – Award-winning teenage film star Zaira Wasim (picture), who acted in one of India’s most popular films, ...

The slow progress of digital transformation in Islamic social finance

Digital implementation has been successful, but has not become universal yet, even in profit-driven business
By DR ZIYAAD MAHOMED  / Pic By TMR It ...

Sleepless nights for Indonesia’s election ‘losers’

CIREBON • Political hopeful Yayat Abdurahman bet that he would be a winner among some 245,000 candidates in Indonesia’s huge election last week, but his ...

Bank Islam continues to focus on affordable housing segment

We are already adopting the right model to support this affordable segment, says CEO
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Bank Islam ...

Serious gaps in Islamic banking and finance

The sheer absence of original thinking and innovation has resulted in an IBF sector that is now hard to differentiate from ...

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 ...

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 ...

IRTI partners ITFC to develop Islamic trade finance products

Two members of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group plan to develop first-of-their-kind financial products in the area of Islamic trade finance.
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Largest Muslim-majority nation charts plan for idle charity fund

Jakarta • Indonesia may have found a solution to mobilise the hundreds of billions of dollars of investment it needs to emerge as the world’s fifth-largest ...

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 ...

Islamic social finance can play ‘key role’ in healthcare, sanitation

Good governance and policy needed to implement initiatives and practices professionally and ethically, a Jakarta symposium told
by HABHAJAN SINGH / ...
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Islamic social finance gaining traction in Russia, Kazakhstan

New IRTI report finds its potential remains unrealised due to weak systems to meet rising demand for Islamic micro finance
By HABHAJAN SINGH Islamic ...