Islamic Finance

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Name: Islamic Finance
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

New sukuk regulations to speed Jordanian issuance

Jordan has introduced specific regulations for sukuk issuance two years after the country’s parliament first passed its sukuk law, and hopes the new rules will draw public and private sector borrowers to marketIslamic Finance Information Service (IFIS) ... [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Islamic financing to overtake conventional banking in Kuwait

Commercial Bank to provide Sharia-compliant products and servicesKUWAIT CITY, July 24: An increasing number of Kuwaiti lenders are moving away from traditional banking in a bid to tap into a booming market for Sharia-compliant financial products in the ... [Published Arab Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

• Judeh, Russian counterpart discuss region, Gaza crisis

Petra Crown Prince attends initiative launching ceremony Petra FM meets head of Lower House Foreign Affairs Committee Petra PM attends ceremony to launch Islamic finance bonds Petra Senate president meets ambassador of Bangladesh Petra Death toll in Gaza ... [Published Jordan News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Clifford Chance advises on the Republic of Senegal's inaugural CFA100 billion sukuk issuance

Home News Article JJul 24 2014 Clifford Chance has advised the Republic of Senegal on its inaugural CFA100 billion (approximately US$200 million) sukuk issuance, the first major sukuk issuance by a sovereign in Africa. The first of its kind deal intends ... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Global Primary Sukuk Market Outperforms in 1H2014

by by Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC).Global Primary Sukuk issuances have soared in 1H2014, with some notable events adding newopportunities to the sukuk marketplace. The world’s first takaful sukuk and one of the very fewreal estate ... [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

• PM attends ceremony to launch Islamic finance bonds

Amman, July 24 (Petra) -- Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour attended on Thursday a ceremony to launch Islamic Sukuk (finance bonds), organised by the national capital market institutions at the Financial Securities Commission.Ensour said that the legislation ... [Published Jordan News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

S'pore should sharpen its edge in Islamic finance

AT THE 2014 World Islamic Banking Conference held in Singapore last month, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) managing director Ravi Menon said "the sun is shining on Islamic finance". The sector, which covers financial activities compliant with Syariah ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UK Islamic Bond Issuance Points Towards Possibilities For Scotland

June 2014 saw the United Kingdom become the first country outside the Islamic world to issue sovereign Sukuk bonds.  The £200m Shari’ah-compliant issuance has been labelled a success after it attracted orders of £2.3bn – over ten times the amount of securities ... [Published Tods Murray - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Path Solutions wins IFM's âBest Islamic Finance Technology Provider 2013' award

The company's software became the first of its kind to be certified by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions as early as May 2 ... [Published International Finance Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
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First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Path Solutions Wins International Finance Magazine's 'Best Islamic Finance Technology Provider 2013' Award

IFM gave the award after a rigorous evaluation of 500 nominations across all categories by an internal research team and an external research agency. The International Finance Magazine has a readership across more than 200 countries across the world with ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

ISLAMIC FINANCE FUTURES

In the UK the number of banks offering Islamic financial services is more than four times greater than any other country in Western Europe: holdings of Islamic assets total around $19 billion.In serving the growing interest in Islamic financial services, ... [Published Global Banking & Finance Review - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank Supports New Innovative Financing to Reach SMEs and Exporters in

—The World Bank’s Board of Directors today approved a US$250 million equivalent loan for the Innovative Access To Finance Project for Turkey whose main development objective is to improve access to longer-term Islamic finance and to factoring for small- ... [Published Newswit.com - Jul 23 2014]

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"I extend the appreciation of the President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, who has been informed about this visit. We appreciate the contribution of IDB to the development of the private sector in Nigeria, and we need to see more of that" , said Vice President said
"Clifford Chance is delighted to be involved in this first-of-its-kind sukuk issuance, an important development for Senegal and for the African continent as a whole. The sukuk provides the Government of Senegal with access to a more diversified investor base and is likely to encourage a number of other African sovereigns to look more closely at this alternative funding source" said Qudeer Latif, Global Head of Islamic Finance at Clifford Chance
"We are now pleased to announce that the three capital market institutions including the Financial Securities Commission, the Amman Stock Exchange and the Securities Depository Center are now ready to receive applications regarding Islamic Sukuk issued by the public and private sectors" he added
"We will continue to innovate our digital platform, as part of our strategy to increase customer deposits and fee-based income" Arwin ended

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New sukuk regulations to speed Jordanian issuance [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - 4 hours ago]
Explore Nigeria's Opportunities As Africa's Big... [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
Jordan introduces sukuk issuance rules [Published MENA Fund Manager - 5 hours ago]
Managerial roles diversify at investment firm M... [Published World Finance - 6 hours ago]
Dubai Islamic Bank Group First Half 2014 [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 6 hours ago]
Bedell Cristin expands in Guernsey to meet growth [Published Isle News - 12 hours ago]
Islamic financing to overtake conventional ban... [Published Arab Times - 14 hours ago]
Pakistan's EFU insurance group to launch sharia... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 15 hours ago]
Stakeholders hopeful Islamic sukuk will help re... [Published Jordan Times - 19 hours ago]
• Judeh, Russian counterpart discuss region, Ga... [Published Jordan News Agency - 20 hours ago]
Global Primary Sukuk Market Outperforms in 1H2014 [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - Jul 24 2014]
Clifford Chance advises on the Republic of Sene... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 24 2014]
• PM attends ceremony to launch Islamic finance... [Published Jordan News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Clifford Chance advises on the Republic of Sene... [Published CPI Financial - Jul 24 2014]
CIMB NIAGA REPORTS NET PROFIT OF RP1.95 TRILLIO... [Published Media Relations and Event Management - Jul 24 2014]
Dubai Islamic Bank Group First Half 2014 [Published Zawya.com - Jul 24 2014]
First-half profit of Dubai lender Emirates NBD ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 24 2014]
Capturing opportunities in Islamic SME financing [Published BusinessPulse - Jul 24 2014]
S'pore should sharpen its edge in Islamic finance [Published Asiaone - Jul 24 2014]
UK Islamic Bond Issuance Points Towards Possibi... [Published Tods Murray - Jul 24 2014]
Turkey - Innovative Access to Finance Project [Published World Bank - Jul 23 2014]
EIIB re-starts CFO hunt as appointment falls th... [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - Jul 23 2014]
Saudi's market opening welcomed but sukuk some ... [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - Jul 23 2014]
Dubai : A vision, not an illusion [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 23 2014]
Senegal starting point surprises debt bankers [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - Jul 23 2014]
Merger Could Trigger Islamic Banking Boom [Published Business Monitor International - Jul 23 2014]
Path Solutions wins IFM's âBest Islamic Finance... [Published International Finance Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
DIB appointed as financial advisor for restruct... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 23 2014]
Path Solutions Wins International Finance Magaz... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 23 2014]
Path Solutions Wins International Finance Magaz... [Published Financial Services - Jul 23 2014]
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Three-way bank merger in Malaysia to disrupt ol... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 17 2014]
A proposed three-way merger in Malaysia will create the world's first Islamic bank that will have enough clout to challenge the dominance of conventional, often Western, banks in the industry and influence the way Islamic finance deals are made.The Islamic ...
What’s in a name? Islamic banking rebrands in a... [Published FaithWorld - Jul 02 2014]
By Reuters Staff ( bank staff speaks on the phone inside the Bank Islam branch office in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Samsul Said) Islamic banking is based on core principles of the religion. So it is striking that ...
What’s in a name? Islamic banking rebrand... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 02 2014]
Islamic banking is based on core principles of the religion. So it is striking that some banks are removing the word "Islam" from their names – a sign of both the potential of Islamic finance to grow, and the obstacles to it becoming mainstream.In January, ...
Corporate law and banking specialist named JC [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Jul 02 2014]
©The Star (Used by permission)by QISHIN TARIQPUTRAJAYA: A lawyer specialising in corporate law and banking has been appointed a judicial commissioner, the latest in a recent round of JC appointments.Azizul Azmi Adnan, 45, accepted his letter of appointment ...
Bancassurers to Further Leverage on Growth Whil... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 20 2014]
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Bancassurance the sale of retail insurance products through banks as mediums has evolved through different channels since its origin in Europe. The focus is for banks and insurance providers to understand ...
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Path Solutions Wins International Finance Magaz... [Published Financial Services - Jul 23 2014]
Is Tawarruq Really Islamic Finance? [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 19 2014]
MBA Students Turn to Ethica Institute of Islami... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 20 2014]
Azzad representative to speak on Islamic financ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 19 2014]
Malaysias Royal Award for Islamic Finance lädt ... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 13 2013]
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