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Millennium launches international operations in Dubai to support $2.5 trillion global Islamic finance sector

DUBAI: Millennium Information Solution FZ-LLC a well-reputed core banking solutions provider for the US$2.5 trillion(Dh9.1 trillion) global Islamic finance sector, has recently launched its international…

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Corporate sukuk to grow slow in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic corporate sukuk are in a better position than during the global financial crisis or the Asian financial crisis supported by moderately leveraged…

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KFH wins ‘Best Bank in Kuwait’ Award 2019

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the world leading Islamic financial institution, won the Euromoney Award for Excellence Country 2019 – Best Bank in Kuwait. KFH…

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3rd China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance to explore potential for participative economy

DUBAI:  Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has reaffirmed its commitment to building bridges of knowledge, cultural, and economic exchange with China by organizing the…

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CIMB clinches 12 prestigious awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group (CIMB) garnered 12 notable awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2018 including ‘Sukuk Adviser of the Year in…

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank appoints Serhat Yildirim as Chief Digital Officer

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution, has appointed Serhat Yildirim as its new Chief Digital Officer. This comes as part…

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Meethaq trains over 10000 students in ‘Little Investor’ programme

MUSCAT: Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, in step with the bank’s vision ‘To serve you better, everyday’ and commitment…

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Meethaq Sharia’a board reviews growth strategy

MUSCAT: The Sharia’a supervisory board of Bank Muscat’s Meethaq Islamic Banking window held its first meeting of 2018 under the chairmanship of Sheikh Dr Ali…

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Islamic Finance Knowledge Program Highlights Business Opportunities to Entrepreneurs in Oman

MUSCAT: As part of their Islamic finance knowledge program, Bank Nizwa, Takaful Oman Insurance and Al Kawthar fund organized their latest workshop in Sohar to…

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Bank Muscat’s Meethaq exceeds target of 5000 students in ‘Little Investor’ programme

MUSCAT: Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, has achieved a milestone exceeding the number of school students targetted for financial…

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BTMU provides $353m Islamic loan to Malaysian Saudi Telecom unit

TOKYO: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has provided an Islamic syndicated loan to a Malaysian affiliate of Saudi Arabia’s state-owned telecom company, Saudi Telecom. The…

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Bank Dhofar’s Maisarah conducts training session on Islamic banking

MUSCAT: With the aim of enhancing its employees understanding to Sharia related matters and to provide a greater insight into Islamic finance topics, Bank Dhofar’s…

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Alizz Islamic Bank wins best sukuk deal of the year award at GIFA 2017

MUSCAT: Alizz Islamic Bank recently won the award for ‘Best Sukuk Deal 2017’ at the seventh Global Islamic Finance Awards 2017 (GIFA) held in Astana,…

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Dubai Islamic Bank Wins Four Accolades at Islamic Business and Finance Awards 2017

DUBAI: Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic Bank in the UAE, picked up four major awards at the Islamic Business and Finance Awards 2017,…

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Islamic banking sector growing at faster pace: SBP

FAISALABAD: A State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) officer said that Islamic Banking is yet another sector which is growing at a much faster pace. “We…

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Shortage of experts in Islamic banking and finance remains a challenge

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: More local Islamic banking and finance experts are needed to produce industry-ready professionals to fuel the country’s economy and realise its aspiration of…

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Malta positions itself as new centre for Islamic finance in EU

‎VALLETTA:The small European island of Malta in the recent past quietly opened its doors to Islamic banking and finance in an attempt to take on…

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More non-Muslims in the UAE turning to Islamic banking – survey

DUBAI: UAE consumer uptake and perception of Islamic banking products and services has risen for the third consecutive year, according to the 2017 Islamic Banking…

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