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Only if you have a lot of time on your hands

Book review of ‘Takaful Investment Portfolios: A study of the composition of takaful funds in the GCC and Malaysia’ by Mehmet Asutay Camille Paldi February 16,2015: Takaful Investment Portfolios: A Study of the Composition of Takaful Funds in the GCC and Malaysia provides an explanation and analysis of the investments of takaful funds in the...
Islamic Banking

Three Malaysia banks announce merger

The combined entity will become South East Asia’s fourth largest commercial lender and Islamic bank IFM Correspondent October 14, 2014: CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, RHB Capital Berhad and Malaysia Building Society Berhad announced on October 9, 2014 that an application has been made to the country’s central bank seeking approval for its proposed three-way merger....
Business Leaders

Citi appoint new CEO for Citibank Malaysia

Lee Lung Nien will report to Citi’s head of Asean Michael Zink IFM Correspondent October 8, 2014: Citigroup has appointed Lee Lung Nien as the new CEO of its wholly owned unit Citibank Bhd. Lee will have overall responsibility for Citi’s franchise in Malaysia, including its institutional clients group, and the consumer banking, cards and...
Fintech

Trade Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific: New Game, Old Rules?

By Swarnim Wagle. 3rd December 2013 Negotiations over one of history’s most ambitious trade deals have taken another step towards defining the future of Trans-Pacific trade. The latest round of discussions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) wrapped up this past weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. Negotiators are believed to have made headway on a number of...
Fintech

Abu Dhabi link-up with Malaysia on investing

Aabar Investments, the Abu Dhabi Government investment vehicle, has helped to raise US$3 billion (Dh11.01bn) in funds in partnership with a Malaysian company to invest jointly in projects such as energy and property. Aabar Investments, the Abu Dhabi Government investment vehicle, has helped to raise US$3 billion (Dh11.01bn) in funds in partnership with a Malaysian...