Sharia-compliant

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Name: Sharia-compliant
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

London property fund targets sharia investors

30 October 2014Category: News, Global, Europe, United KingdomBy Daniel ShaneAlmost one year to the day that the UK launched its debut sovereign Islamic bond, a British residential fund is eyeing Muslim investors with its latest Central London property ... [Published Asia Asset Management - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

DM mulls over requirements for Sharia compliance to grant a Halal National Mark for food producers

Pictures VideosDUBAI, 29th October, 2014 (WAM) -- Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality has said that the civic body is working with the Emirates Standardisation and Metrology Authority, ESMA, to set the requirements for granting ... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Key sukuk market set to grow globally

DUBAI: Investments in Islamic bonds known as sukuk are set to grow worldwide as financial centres vie to tap an increasing appetite for Sharia-compliant debt, experts and officials said yesterday.The global value of outstanding sukuk was $269.4 billion ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

IMF seeks stronger role in global Islamic finance: official

Masood Ahmed, the regional director for the Middle East and Central Asia of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), told Xinhua on Tuesday that the IMF aims to play an increasing role in steering the Islamic financial industry in terms of standards and ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic finance firmly in the mainstream on opening day of forum in Dubai

There was the feeling yesterday at the World Islamic Economic Forum that Islamic finance had finally come of age. In the forum’s 10th year, and its first in Dubai, the talk is no longer just about “potential” or “possible” growth in the economies of the ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Forum: Collaboration key to growth

The 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) began on Tuesday, with WIEF Foundation chairman Tun Musa Hitam underlining the importance of partnerships between the state, the private sector, civil society and community organizations in maintaining sustainable ... [Published Jakarta Post - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

LCP’s new Sharia residential fund, London Central Apartments II, receives Government backing

This week marks the first anniversary of the Government making public the UK's 200m sovereign Sukuk. It saw the UK become the first sovereign outside the Islamic world to issue a Government backed Islamic investment vehicle. It was oversubscribed 10 times ... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

MasterCard Pushing Sharia-Compliant Solutions in SEA

Safdar KhanMasterCard has appointed Safdar Khan to lead its growing Islamic payments business in Southeast Asia. Khan, who is currently country manager for Malaysia and Brunei, will provide the leadership and direction to drive the uptake of MasterCard’s ... [Published Business Today Malaysia - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cobalt Underwriting poised for further major capacity partnership

Sharia-compliant product provider working on another major transaction ... [Published Insurance Day - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Luxembourg’s appetite for Islamic bond issuances grows after successful debut

European country’s first Islamic bond issuance was over-subscribed, with 61% allocated to Mideast investors Dubai: Luxembourg, which issued the first euro-denominated sukuk last month, plans to issue more such bonds to match the investor appetite, its ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic Bank of Britain takeover to complete

A Quatari bank is set to complete a takeover of the Edgbaston-based Islamic Bank of Britain following a £24 million offer.Birmingham-based Cattaneo have advised on the-deal which sees Masraf Al Rayan (MAR), one of the largest Islamic banks in the world ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic Bank of Britain set to become Al Rayan Bank

Birmingham-based Islamic Bank of Britain, the UK’s only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, is to change its name to Al Rayan Bank.The rebrand, which will take place in December, follows IBB’s acquisition earlier in the year by Masraf Al Rayan, the fifth ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]

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Hussain Lootah said, "Dubai Municipality has a major role in setting the Sharia compliance requirements and regulating the Halal industry, while the ESMA will grant the Mark indicating that the product, service and production system was in conformity with the approved requirements."
"The sukuk market is likely to sustain double-digit growth in the next three years with assets in Islamic finance expected to reach $2.8 trillion by 2015" he told participants at the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai
...egulators, supervisors and the industry and the macro- economic side of the Sharia-compliant finance," the IMF's regional director said, adding that "what we learned from the 2008 financial crisis is that the links between the financial sector and the macro-economy are very strong, perhaps stronger than we anticipated."
"Muslims make up 25% of the world population and with 3.3 million British Muslims alone, corporates should definitely be looking at Islamic investment solutions. This is particularly true in the realreal estate sector, which is popular amongst Muslims who look for investments that are asset-backed or asset-based. The sovereign Sukuk invests in commercial property and we are delighted the Government is so solidly behind us in opening up the realreal estate sector to Muslim investors through our new Sharia residential funds." comments Heaton

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Islamic Finance growing at an exponential pace [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 30 2014]
WIEF Dubai: Islamic finance adds up across the ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 30 2014]
London property fund targets sharia investors [Published Asia Asset Management - Oct 29 2014]
Call for unification of Sharia banking standards [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 29 2014]
DM mulls over requirements for Sharia complianc... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 29 2014]
Oman for Islamic banking to cut dependence on oil [Published Gulf News - Oct 29 2014]
Islamic bonds gain global momentum [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 29 2014]
Key sukuk market set to grow globally [Published Gulf Daily News - Oct 29 2014]
Report from October 2014 IFRS Foundation Truste... [Published IAS Plus - Oct 28 2014]
Strong Economies Lure MBA Schools And Students ... [Published BusinessBecause - Oct 28 2014]
IMF seeks stronger role in global Islamic finan... [Published Individual.com - Oct 28 2014]
Forum: Collaboration key to growth [Published Jakarta Post - Oct 28 2014]
UK building infrastructure to develop it as wes... [Published Gulf News - Oct 28 2014]
Islamic finance firmly in the mainstream on ope... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 28 2014]
Islamic finance seen driving global economic st... [Published Gulf News - Oct 28 2014]
MasterCard Pushing Sharia-Compliant Solutions i... [Published Business Today Malaysia - Oct 27 2014]
Cobalt Underwriting poised for further major ca... [Published Insurance Day - Oct 27 2014]
Luxembourg’s appetite for Islamic bond issuance... [Published Gulf News - Oct 27 2014]
LCP’s new Sharia residential fund, London Centr... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 27 2014]
Essential tips to help SMEs survive and thrive [Published Gulf News - Oct 27 2014]
Islamic Bank of Britain set to become Al Rayan ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Islamic Bank of Britain takeover to complete [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren’t ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 26 2014]
Sharia-compliant Cobalt MGA gets additional cap... [Published Insurancetimes.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
Ahead of Asean 2015, MasterCard promotes Malays... [Published Computerworld Malaysia - Oct 23 2014]
Islamic Bank of Britain to rebrand as Al Rayan [Published What Mortgage - Oct 23 2014]
Development Projects (Afghanistan) [Published They Work For You - Oct 23 2014]
Islamic Bank of Britain changes name to Al Raya... [Published Financial Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
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