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London wants to be hub for Islamic finance

Britain aims to be the first western country to issue sovereign Islamic bond.

October 30, 2013 10:46
Islamic Banking in the Middle East

Islamic banking – How does it work?

Islamic finance is now booming around the world. But how does it work and how is Islamic banking different from conventional banking?

July 29, 2013 1:47
UAE banks British nationals

London promotes itself as Islamic Finance centre

Dubai announced in January that it would revise regulations to attract sukuk issuance and trading.

March 12, 2013 8:47
Does Islamic Finance need better supervision?

Do we need better Islamic Finance oversight?

The statement by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) appeared to be in response to concern about uneven self-regulation by the institutions.

February 12, 2013 6:00
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Qatar Islamic Bank raises $750 million from Sukuk

Ernst & Young estimates global outstanding demand for sukuk to total about $300 billion

October 3, 2012 5:52
Kuveyt Turk

Islamic bank Kuveyt Turk plans launch in Germany

Hopes to apply for full banking licence in October; Will be headquartered in Frankfurt; To target non-Muslims as well as Muslims

September 11, 2012 9:59
Islamic Finance Oman

Role of professional real estate firms in Islamic banking

In the region there have been challenges to Islamic banking due to the slump in real estate, however, advocates say the system has built- in protection when compared with the conventional financial institutions as excessive risk taking is banned

August 7, 2012 8:18
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LOST IN TRANSACTION: Islamic trade finance

The Islamic finance industry is neglecting merchandise trade, leaving trade finance for conventional banks to dominate.

August 5, 2012 3:01
Deutsche Bank Islamic Finance

INTERVIEW: End of Sukuk Premium

Salah Jaidah, head of Islamic finance at the bank and chief country officer for Qatar says Sukuk demand trend is not temporary

July 26, 2012 10:24

Qatar eyes Islamic bond sale; demand seen high

HSBC, StanC, Deutsche picked to arrange meetings; Local lenders Barwa Bank and QInvest also on the deal; Roadshows begin July 9 in Malaysia; Singapore follows; Qatar to benefit from global demand for regional credit

July 5, 2012 5:47