International Finance

Tag : shariah

Finance Wealth Management

Emirates REIT now world’s largest listed shari’ah compliant REIT

Total assets is $773 million and market capitalisation is $333 million IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: With a year-on-year increase of 13 per cent in total portfolio value, Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited, one of UAE’s first regulated shari’ah compliant Real Estate Investment Trusts to be listed on Nasdaq Dubai, is now the largest shari’ah compliant...
Finance Islamic Banking

DP world launches Sukuk in LSE

Becomes the fourth Sukuk bond to have launched this year May 31, 2016: DP World on 27th May launched $1.2 billion Sukuk bond in London Stock Exchange (LSE). It now becomes the fourth Sukuk to be launched this year in LSE. This follows the first ever Sukuk from Islamic Corporation for the Development of the...
Finance Islamic Banking

The global route for Islamic banks

Revamping IT architecture will be transformative for Islamic banks in 2016 Hans Tesselaar January 22, 2016: One of the fastest growing divisions of the international finance industry today is Islamic banking. The industry, mostly hailing from the Middle East, is estimated to value in excess of $1.48 trillion. Look ahead further into 2016 and we...
Finance Islamic Banking

No-interest finance and its benefits

Review of The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance (2014) by Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman Camille Paldi January 7, 2016: This book is a fascinating account of the journey of Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman and his family from Egypt to America in 1968 in his pursuit of several MA degrees and a PHD. It also offers a...
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...
Finance Islamic Banking

Islamic insurance: The next global trend

Takaful is about risk-pooling while proprietary insurance is concerned with risk transfer Camille Paldi January 13, 2015: Takaful, or Islamic insurance, is a cooperative scheme, where in the participants pay a premium in the form of donation, or tabarru, in a common pool in return for the ability to draw upon that pool upon a...
Business Leaders

‘Growth in insurance will come from the dynamic demographics of Saudi Arabia’

Adrian Flowers, CEO of SABB Takaful, discusses the insurance market in Saudi Arabia with Team IFM. August 5, 2014:SABB Takaful is a leading and trusted Islamic Insurance provider in Saudi Arabia, operating according to the principles of Shariah. All its products are reviewed and approved by its Shariah committee before being made available to customers....
Islamic Banking

Could Ratings Help Boost Transparency in the Trillion-Dollar Islamic Finance Market?

Those involved in Islamic finance readily agree the 40-year-old market has reached a juncture where it must develop further transparency to address concerns about the security of its products. When Dubai’s biggest investment conglomerate, Dubai World, stunned markets last November with a request to freeze repayments on $26 billion in debt, the upstart Gulf emirate...