October 24, 2009

Malaysia Budget 2010: Government To Issue USD887 Million 1Malaysia Sukuk

Available at: KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 (Bernama) — The government will issue 1Malaysia sukuk totalling RM3 billion to give opportunity for the rakyat to increase […]
October 22, 2009

Islamic bank loses millions in New Zealand investment

Available at: An Islamic bank has been burned by tens of millions of dollars from its investment in one of New Zealand’s most iconic brands. […]
October 20, 2009

The Happy Planet Index As an Alternative to The Human Development Index

Costa Rica is world’s greenest, happiest country Available at: Costa Rica is world’s greenest, happiest country. Latin American nation tops index ranking countries by ecological […]
October 19, 2009

Consultation on the legislative framework for the regulation of alternative finance investment bonds (sukuk): Summary of Responses

The UK Consultation on Islamic Bonds By Puzant Merdinian, SJ Berwin – Available at: This article will briefly analyse the joint consultation paper published by […]
October 15, 2009

Islamic finance industry stunted by lack of expertise

Available at: A shortage of expertise in the Islamic finance industry and the lack of regulatory harmonisation are the biggest obstacles facing the sector’s growth, […]
October 14, 2009

Dubai Financial Services Authority Consults on Islamic Finance Rules in the DIFC

Available at: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) issued last week a Consultation Paper setting out proposals to enhance clarity and accessibility of the Islamic […]
October 13, 2009

Call to review interest in court judgements

By Habhajan Singh, Available at: The provision for High Court judges to grant interest upon judgment needs to be looked into as far as Islamic […]
October 12, 2009

Islamic Development Bank announces plans to launch investment bank

Available at: The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) announced the launch of an Islamic investment bank with initial capital of $1 billion (Dh3.6bn) to promote […]
October 11, 2009

Islamic Banking – Reality and Myth

By: Dr. Nimrod Raphaeli (Senior Analyst (emeritus) at the Middle East Media Research Institute. Available at: Introduction Islamic banking is based on Islamic law and […]

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