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International Finance

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Banking

Measuring growth and spotting pitfalls in the UK mortgage market

Lenders must address the mortgage retention challenge if they are to aim for a sustainable future Damian Young January 13, 2016: Despite the Bank of England’s most recent vote against a rise in interest rates, many financial analysts remain confident that we will see a rate rise over the early stages of 2016. This confidence...
Fintech

Top 10 most epic trades of all time

Every day, thousands of trades are conducted between traders around the world, but most of them will never be remembered TeleTrade July 21, 2015: Every day, thousands of trades are conducted between traders around the world, but – let’s face it – most of them will never be remembered. The trades that stay in history...
Finance Islamic Banking

An initiative to promote Islamic Finance

aafaq Islamic Finance signs MoU with University of Bolton’s Centre for Islamic Finance June 3, 2015: Institute of Finance & Management subsidiary of aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in London with the University of Bolton’s Centre for...
Finance Islamic Banking

Shari’ah law cannot apply to a commercial transaction in UK

A look into a case settled in 2004 in the England and Wales Court Of Appeal Camille Paldi April 28, 2015: Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Bangladesh Export Import Co. Ltd., Mr. Ahmad Solail Fasiuhur Rahman, Beximco (Holdings) Ltd. v. Shamil Bank of Bahrain E.C. [2004] EWCA Civ 19, the defendant Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and the other...
Islamic Banking

Spike in interest rates could hamper Islamic finance

Base rates are at record lows in Europe with the Bank of England having held its rate at 0.5% for five years now Tim Evershed November 26, 2014: A spike in European interest rates could pose a serious challenge to the growth of Islamic finance across the EU. Base rates of interest are at record...
Business Leaders

The new LCIA arbitration rules: A change for the better?

The previous rules, introduced in 1998, form the basis of the 2014 Rules Nick Greenwood and Richard Ellison November 11, 2014: The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Arbitration Rules 2014 (the “2014 Rules”), which entered into force on October 1, represent – in the words of the director general of the LCIA – “evolution, not...