Posts Tagged ‘Shariah’

Biggest Indonesian Islamic bank sees sector riding on a wave of halal lifestyle

by BLOOMBERG / pic credit: www.syariahmandiri.co.id
JAKARTA • With demand for financial products conforming to Islamic principles soaring, Shariah ...

Sukuk issuances normalise from record high, says Fitch Ratings

By TMR / Pic AFP
Sukuk issuance in the 10 largest markets fell last year following record issuance in 2017, Fitch Ratings Inc said. The rating agency ...

Indonesia scouts for investment targets for haj fund

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Indonesia is seeking new avenues to deploy part of its US$8 billion (RM33 billion) haj funds. But there’s a catch — potential ...

Adequate access to Shariah board vital for governance

IFSB says boards should have clear mandate and responsibility to ensure IIFS adhere to Shariah rules and principles
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By TMR ...

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 ...

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 ...

Shariah stock screening and optimal capital structure: Need for a rethink?

The capital structure decision is a highly important one for corporations. Capital structure refers to the combination of debt and equity (and other ...

Halal fintech offers a great opportunity for Islamic finance

BLOCKCHAIN technology could offer Islamic finance greater standardisation and transparency which have been crucial to its growth. Yet, guidance from ...
an Sri Muhammad Ibrahim

New requirement for Shariah committee members

They need to be either a certified Shariah advisor or certified Shariah practitioner when they seek reappointment
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ISMAIL ...
IGS

Time for Shariah scholars to step up

Collaborate, respect and embrace each other’s views on various matters, no matter how far apart you are in your opinions, says BNM governor
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