Islamic Finance


Islamic Finance Today Digital Magazine was relaunched this month with a new look and in a wide range of applications including mobile device compatibility . This follows an agreement with MIT Media and Publications to revive the magazine in digital format. The magazine which follows on the print version from 2006-2010 and the online version from 2015-2016 aspires to deliver …

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Emerging economies turning to gold as financial system crash expected

Source: RT Countries around the world are turning to gold as uncertainty about the global economy rises. Trade wars and the aggressive policies of the United States are making emerging economies withdraw from dollar assets, analysts told RT. In the near future we can witness a big change in the rules of the game. At the beginning of the year, …

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Global halal food sector set to boom as market grows

LONDON: The global halal food and beverage (F&B) market is set to boom in the next five years, driven by new entrants to the market. The sector is expected to grow from $1.24 trillion in 2016 to reach $1.93 trillion by 2022, according to the “State of the Global Islamic Economy” report. “Halal food is the largest and most diverse …

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Amãna Bank gets capital boost from ICD

Amãna Bank Chairman Osman Kassim exchanging agreements with ICD CEO Khaled Al Aboodi at the 42nd Annual Meeting of IDB Governors in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Amãna Bank has received confirmation from IB Growth Fund (Labuan) LLP, a subsidiary of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), to participate in the Bank’s forthcoming rights issue. ICD is …

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Islamic finance provides an ‘exciting opportunity’

Franklin Templeton Investing   The world of Islamic finance and investing represents an exciting world of opportunities for Muslims all over the world, and one we think should likely continue to grow. I recently had the pleasure of attending the Global International Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) in Malaysia and had the opportunity to share our team's views as well as …

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