Islamic Banking

Islamic banks must boost market share before any “radical” changes: analysts

But an abolition of the fractional reserve banking system may be a good idea.

Islamic banks must boost market share before any “radical” changes: analysts

But an abolition of the fractional reserve banking system may be a good idea.

Islamic finance professionals more open to adopting crypto, digital assets: survey

Lack of need to pay for interest rates appeals to conservative Muslims.

Economic crises can be avoided by using the Islamic financing paradigm

Financial system based on shariah, or Islamic law, is a better strategy than traditional finance in light of the recent difficulties in the global...

ESG-linked sukuk issuance treads an upward path

Over $4.3b of ESG-linked sukuk was issued globally in Q2 2022.

Malaysia’s Islamic banks headed for more growth: Moody’s

Government support pushes the sector to an upward trajectory.

Maybank launches programme to help Malaysian halal SMEs go overseas

The products are now available at Eccellente by HAO Market in Singapore.

Sukuk issuance slowdown may dawn earlier over Omicron variant: Fitch

Uncertainty over Omicron's impact may drive this slowdown.

How Islamic banks boosted their reputation during the pandemic

Bank Rakyat was the most favourably-covered bank in the past year.

More mergers in the horizon for Islamic banks in South Asia, SEA

For smaller players, this may be their best bet to protect their assets.

What keeps young Muslims from embracing Islamic banking?

The lack of available online banking options will be a dealbreaker for most.

Demand for Islamic banking set to soar in South Asia, SEA

The large untapped population in these regions and government support will drive long-term expansion.

Retail financing to anchor Malaysian Islamic banks amidst downturn

Financial growth will drop but will remain higher due to Islamic banking expansion.

Malaysia's need for financing will keep sukuk market afloat: Moody's

Sovereign sukuk issuance soared 39.2% on COVID-related budget pressures in H1.

CIMB Bank, CIMB Islamic Bank cut rates by 25bp

All financing facilities based on BLR and BFR will be slashed 0.25%.