Islamic Finance to Strengthen in Gambia with IDB Cooperation

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will strengthen economic and developmental cooperation with the Republic of Gambia as Islamic finance grows in Africa. »

3rd April 2015
Emirates Sukuk boosts UK Islamic Finance as Hong Kong readies for second Sukuk

The United Kingdom and Hong Kong push ahead with Islamic Finance ambitions. »

1st April 2015
UK is positioning itself to take advantage of Islamic finance growth – UK Government minister

In a speech delivered on 24 March to the Reform Export Summit, Hugo Swire MP, the UK Government minister responsible for Islamic finance development in the UK spoke of the long-term economic trend and development of Islamic finance and how the UK is positioning itself to take advantage of this growth. »

27th March 2015
Islamic Finance – Technology and Innovation

A new report presents an overview of Technology and Innovation in within the Islamic Finance segment of Islamic Banking. »

26th March 2015
UK Makes Significant Progress in Islamic Finance Drive

The UK Government re-affirmed its commitment to develop the UK as a global centre for Islamic finance in a report released yesterday. »

25th March 2015
MIFC report: Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are emerging as a region of opportunity for Islamic Finance

In 2012, the state owned Development Bank of Kazakhstan issued a RM240mln ringgit-denominated sukuk (USD76mln), marking the first sukuk issuance from a former Soviet state. »

1st March 2015
MIFC report: Strong Support for Islamic Finance Expansion in South East Asia

Between 2000 and 2013, emerging and developing Asia grew by an average of 7.9%, while growth in advanced economies averaged just 1.8%. »

1st March 2015
UK Central Bank Looking at Shari’ah Liquidity Facility

Work will commence in the second half of 2015 to assess the feasibility of establishing a Shari’ah compliant facility for purposes of liquidity management. »

28th February 2015
The Establishment of National Interest Free Banking Systems in Iran, Sudan and Pakistan

Often overlooked within Islamic finance is the establishment of national interest free banking systems in Iran and Sudan as well as in Pakistan. »

19th February 2015
February Sukuk Drought Broken by Turkey and IILM

The Republic of Turkey Under secretariat Of Treasury issued a 1.8 Billion Lira Sukuk yesterday, ending a quiet February for sukuk issuances. »

19th February 2015
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