Islamic Finance

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Name: Islamic Finance
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KFH report sees nine growth dynamics for Islamic finance

KUWAIT. A newly released report “Islamic Finance and the Real Economy”, a joint publication by Kuwait Finance House Research Limited (KFHR) and Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC), was released during the Global Islamic Finance Forum ... [Published Business Intelligence Middle East - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

First Advanced Course under Malaysia-Japan Tripartite Cooperation to Palestine starts !

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- Japan together with East Asian nations has been conducting cooperation for the capacity development for the Palestinians. Since the year 2012, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Ministry of Foreign ... [Published Bernama - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Islamic finance job seekers: shot of realism

Regular readers of The Islamic Globe will know that one of our recurrent themes concerns the poor prospects for young people trying to get a start in the Islamic finance industry. We are not talking about lowly-paid or even unpaid intern-type roles, but ... [Published The Islamic Globe - Sep 18 2014]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Islamic Finance For Students – Cooperative Funding Provides The Answer

ISLAMIC FINANCE FOR STUDENTS – COOPERATIVE FUNDING PROVIDES THE ANSWERIn April of this year, the UK Government launched a consultation to consider the possibility of offering a Sharia-compliant finance product as an alternative to traditional loans for ... [Published Tods Murray - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

IDB affiliate, UBD body sign MoU on Islamic finance cooperation

THE Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and the Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance and Management (CIBFM) signed yesterday an agreement to increase cooperation on enhancing awareness of Islamic Finance.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) ... [Published Brunei Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Damak appointed S&P’s global head of Islamic finance

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) has appointed Dr Mohamed Damak as its global head of Islamic finance.As part of his new role, Damak will be responsible for developing the next phase of growth of S&P’s Islamic Finance ratings and research wor ... [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

Trading in Turkey's Bank Asya suspended for second time - bourse

–ISTANBUL, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Trading in Turkey's Bank Asya , an Islamic finance institution, were temporarily suspended for the second time on Thursday, following a brief period of trading.Its shares were up 7.8 percent in the afternoon following ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Islamic finance goes global, but Malaysia still leads the way

Jostling for top spot. Andy Rain/EPAIslamic finance is going global. South Africa has joined the UK and Hong Kong to become the third non-Muslim country to issue an Islamic bond or sukuk. And this follows American investment bank Goldman Sachs raising ... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Shares of Turkey's Bank Asya slump 11 percent at open

–ISTANBUL, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Shares in Turkey's Bank Asya , an Islamic finance institution, slumped 11 percent at the opening to 0.57 lira ($0.26) on Thursday, falling the maximum amount allowed in a single session for the fourth consecutive da ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Islamic finance can benefit from SRI

18:57 MYT | Duration : 1 min, 33 secThe Islamic finance industry will benefit from tapping into the Socially Responsible Investnig, SRI segment, which will better differentiate it from conventional finance.According to Ernst and Young's partner, Ashar ... [Published Astro Awani - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Swift to launch rulebook on using MT messages for Islamic finance

Islamic finance is broadly defined as the financial services designed to comply with the principles of Islamic law. Swift, in collaboration with the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia, or AIBIM, and the Malaysian Islamic financial community, ... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Sultan Nazrin Becomes Royal Patron For Malaysia's Islamic Finance Initiative

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 (Bernama) -- The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, has graciously consented to be the Royal Patron for Malaysia's Islamic Finance Initiative, Bank Negara Malaysia announced WednesdayOn behalf of the Malaysia International ... [Published Bernama - Sep 17 2014]

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"There’s a very deep pool of liquidity in the Islamic world, which is starved of supply and wants assets with a bit of spread on them in particular,” said Nick Darrant, head CEEMEA syndicate at BNP Paribas, which was a lead on the South Africa inaugural. “Historically Islamic investors have preferred investment grade assets, but Indonesia sold successful deals before it got its investment grade rating."
Some people in our community are ill-informed, it is true. I've been asked – directly to my face – "If someone defaults on payments, will their hands be chopped off?" People are only like this because they do not know all the information, so it is our job to educate them...
"Despite the financial strength of our founder, the company draws funds from other sources to diversify its borrowed portfolio," he said. "Last year we raised a loan worth $3 million. We are also working on export financing schemes. Today most countries have the schemes to encourage exports of any country. Last year we actively worked with Korea in this direction, attracted funds to purchase Japanese equipment. At present, we are holding the negotiations with a number of financial institutions."
"We looked at it, and we said this was 'a great opportunity'.”"

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6th International Islamic Banking and Finance C... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
KFH report sees nine growth dynamics for Islami... [Published Business Intelligence Middle East - 2 hours ago]
Personal bank loans available only to Emiratis [Published Abu Dhabi National - 4 hours ago]
First Advanced Course under Malaysia-Japan Trip... [Published Bernama - 8 hours ago]
Over 150 lawyers attend ALB’s HK In-House Legal... [Published Asia Legal Business - 8 hours ago]
SMBC Europe signs MOU on business cooperation w... [Published The Asian Banker - 11 hours ago]
FIRST ADVANCED COURSE UNDER MALAYSIA-JAPAN TRIP... [Published Media Relations and Event Management - 11 hours ago]
Islamic Finance For Students – Cooperative Fund... [Published Tods Murray - 14 hours ago]
Watson, Farley & Williams Opens Office in Dubai [Published Maritime Professional - 16 hours ago]
IDB affiliate, UBD body sign MoU on Islamic fin... [Published Brunei Times - 16 hours ago]
Slow growth predicted for Aussie law firms; Law... [Published Australasian Lawyer - 16 hours ago]
Corporate bond mart to pick up in H2:RAM [Published The Sun Daily - 18 hours ago]
Sukuk goes global as Goldman and South Africa d... [Published GlobalCapital - 18 hours ago]
Watson, Farley & Williams opens a new office in... [Published Watson Farley & Williams - 20 hours ago]
South Africa lands landmark sukuk but slides in... [Published GlobalCapital - 21 hours ago]
Insurance: Takaful is not just for Muslims -Has... [Published The Africa Report - 22 hours ago]
Goldman Up Again on Alibaba Debut and Islamic F... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
Surveil -- Amina Rasul: The dividends of peace [Published Business World - Sep 18 2014]
Damak appointed S&P’s global head of Islamic fi... [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 18 2014]
Azerbaijani leasing company draws additional fu... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 18 2014]
Trading in Turkey's Bank Asya suspended for sec... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 18 2014]
Bank Asya shares up 8 percent after resumption ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 18 2014]
GS sukuk secures diversification but slips in s... [Published Islamic Finance Information Service - Sep 18 2014]
Nasdaq chief: Borsa Istanbul's future looks bright [Published TRT - Sep 18 2014]
Trading in Turkey's Bank Asya suspended - Istan... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 18 2014]
WFW launches in Dubai with three-lawyer team [Published The Lawyer - Sep 18 2014]
South Africa Sells Islamic Bonds at Record-Low ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
Shares of Turkey's Bank Asya jump 11 pct, rever... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 18 2014]
Islamic finance goes global, but Malaysia still... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 18 2014]
The City of London has its own caliphate - and ... [Published City A.M. - Sep 18 2014]
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Goldman Sachs gets strong demand for landmark s... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 17 2014]
Goldman Sachs raised US$500 million (RM1.61 billion) with its debut sale of Islamic bonds on yesterday, becoming the first conventional US bank to issue sukuk as Islamic finance develops beyond its traditional homes in the Middle East and southeast A ...
Conventional banks’ sukuk to push limits ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 14 2014]
Islamic bond programmes from a trio of big conventional banks are set to expand the boundaries of Islamic finance, helping open the market to first-time issuers while testing the banks' ability to win over industry purists.Since June, France's Societe ...
Islamic finance: Big interest, no interest [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Sep 11 2014]
AFTER morning coffee but before the keynote speaker came the muezzin’s recitation from the Koran: “Those who consume interest cannot stand except as one stands who is being beaten by Satan into insanity.” But those attending the Global Islamic Financial ...
Mega Islamic bank will boost Islamic finance gr... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 08 2014]
The creation of a mega Islamic bank will push Malaysian banks to look beyond local shores should the proposed merger of CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, RHB Capital Bhd and Malaysia Building Society Bhd materialise.“If the merger goes through, it may be the starting ...
Goldman Sachs plans sukuk issue as Islamic fina... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 04 2014]
Goldman Sachs is reviving plans to issue at least US$500 million (RM1.6 billion) worth of Islamic bonds, a sign that Islamic finance is going mainstream as big conventional banks seek to tap Middle Eastern money.The US bank will meet investors in Qatar ...
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Rackspace Features Ethica Institute of Islamic ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 28 2014]
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]
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