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October 4, 2010

Global Regulatory Body for Shari’ah Advisers

Muddy waters By Reuters Islamic finance is struggling to streamline regulations as it moves into the mainstream, but seems overwhelmed by scholar reforms. Islamic finance is […]
October 1, 2010

Could women play a bigger role in Islamic finance?

Could women play a bigger role in Islamic finance? Available at: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68T0A220100930?pageNumber=1 DUBAI (Reuters) – It’s not unusual to hear people ask why Islamic finance does […]
September 30, 2010

Islamic finance seems overwhelmed by scholar reforms

Analysis: Islamic finance seems overwhelmed by scholar reforms By Liau Y-Sing and Frederik Richter Available at: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68S0AL20100929 KUALA LUMPUR/MANAMA (Reuters) – Islamic finance is toughening supervision […]
September 29, 2010

Islamic banking and finance in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina might not be considered a heartland of the Ummah, but Islamic banking has nonetheless established itself there, as Professor Rodney Wilson reports Available […]
September 28, 2010

Malaysia can take lead in improving Islamic finance

Malaysia can take lead in improving Islamic finance Available at: http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=%2F2010%2F9%2F28%2Fbusiness%2F7114299&sec=business KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, as a leader and innovator in Islamic finance, can do more in […]
September 26, 2010

Reality check for Islamic finance

Reality check for Islamic finance By Rushdi Siddiqui, Special to Gulf News, Available at: http://gulfnews.com/business/markets/reality-check-for-islamic-finance-1.687455 Liquidations, defaults and downgrades call for some serious soul-searching Dubai: For […]
September 24, 2010

Islamic finance industry under-regulated: Survey

Islamic finance industry under-regulated: Survey Available at: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/business/2010/September/business_September332.xml&section=business&col= DUBAI — Sixty-six per cent of Middle East Islamic finance leaders believe that the industry is under regulated, […]
September 14, 2010

Global regulators agree tougher Basel III bank rules

Global regulators agree tougher Basel III bank rules By Rachel Armstrong Available at: http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE68B17F20100913 SINGAPORE (Reuters) – New bank capital requirements agreed by global regulators brought […]
September 13, 2010

Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Central Bank Governor, Malaysia: World’s Best Central Banker.

Zeti named among top central bankers. Available at: http://www.btimes.com.my/Current_News/BTIMES/articles/20100913172816/Article/ New York-headquartered Global Finance Magazine has named Bank Negara Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz as […]
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