The poster carried by a smiling woman near the London Stock Exchange last week as part of a wave of protests by ordinary people in tens of cities the world over campaigning against the excesses and perceived greed of bankers and the collusion and inefficacy of politicians in dealing with the financial and economic crisis, simply read “Let’s Bank the Muslim Way?”. Read More »
Posts Tagged ‘Islamic economic jurisprudence’
Noor Islamic Bank (Noor) has been mandated to arrange and lead manage more than US $1.4 billion Islamic finance capital market deals in Turkey in the last 18 months, making it the most active UAE bank in the republic.
Noor released details of its financial dealings in Turkey on the eve of the Islamic Investment and Finance Forum, scheduled to take place in the Turkish capital Istanbul, from October 24-27. Noor is the Sukuk partner for the event. Read More »
INTERNATIONAL. Asia’s solid economic growth and surging population will need significant developments and upgrades of its infrastructure, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said in a recently published commentary, titled “Will Islamic Finance Play A Key Role In Funding Asia’s Huge Infrastructure Task?” Read More »
Islamic finance officials will gather in Kuala Lumpur next week to debate the industry’s future path and craft crisis measures, as banks’ limited capital base and liquidity management ability render them vulnerable to a global slowdown. Read More »
Senior Islamic bankers and corporate borrowers will meet for discussions that will seek to boost deal flow in Islamic syndicated lending, trade finance and project finance in an upcoming corporate finance summit in Abu Dhabi.
Dubai: From September 19 to 23, Toronto hosted the massive Swift International Banking Operations Seminar (Sibos) event from Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift), where I was involved in the session called ‘Islamic Finance 2.0: Growth Opportunities for All’. Read More »
Dubai: Islamic fund assets under management (AuM) grew by 7.6 per cent to $58 billion (Dh213 billion) in 2010, up from $53.9 billion in 2009, according to the fifth annual Ernst & Young Islamic Funds and Investments Report (IFIR 2011) released yesterday.
MANAMA: More than 400 experts from the international Islamic funds and investments industry are set to gather at the Seventh Annual World Islamic Funds and Financial Markets Conference 2011, which opens at the Gulf Hotel today. Read More »