Labourious beginning of the Islamic finance industry

Labourious and stepping into the unknown, those were the early beginnings of the Islamic finance industry in Malaysia where it all started with new legislations ….

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Source : The Malaysian Reserve


IBA issues Europe’s first Islamic card

By Gulgiz Dadashova

The International Bank of Azerbaijan — a major state-owned bank holding at least 40 percent of all bank assets in the country — has become the first among European banks to introduce the Islamic card on September 25.

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Time for rebranding Islamic finance

islamic finance brandingTurkey’s ‘participation banking’ holds appeal to spread Islamic finance globally.

Dubai: Discussants on Islamic finance at the ongoing SIBOS 2013 agreed that to be a truly global alternative, there is a need for it to be rebranded to appeal to a wider section of banking and financial customers worldwide.
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source : Gulf news

Islamic bank looks to Turkey’s sukuk

The President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Ahmad Mohamed Al-Madani has urged Turkey to mobilize “sukuk” (Islamic bonds) to facilitate the flow of capital from Arab countries, while also suggesting that Turkey could arrange an investment conference in order to attract Arab capital.

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Islamic finance – conservative, safe and growing dramatically

New Executive Education programme for Cambridge Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School is launching a new executive programme focused on the Islamic finance industry, which is fast becoming a crucial component of the global financial picture.

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