Islamic Banking

Islamic finance to become a $6.7t industry by 2027: LSEG

Malaysia and Indonesia are amongst the world’s top Islamic finance markets.
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Islamic finance to become a $6.7t industry by 2027: LSEG

Malaysia and Indonesia are amongst the world’s top Islamic finance markets.
6 days ago

APAC Islamic banks continue upward trajectory with lift from new players

The launch of new Islamic players will improve access to financial services, says S&P.

CIMB Islamic, PETRONAS inks deal for Islamic commodity derivatives

This is PETRONAS’ first venture towards Shariah-compliant derivatives.

Indonesia’s Islamic financing to expand by 10% -12% in 2024: deputy gov

Indonesia’s sharia economy and finance maintained positive growth in 2023. 

Malaysia’s Islamic banks continues to fly high in 2024: Fitch

Malaysia’s Islamic banking market is the third largest globally.

Malaysia proposes revisions to Islamic banking regulations

The central bank is inviting feedback to its exposure draft, until 31 March.

UOB Malaysia establishes inaugural Islamic debt programme

Tier 2 Sukuk Wakalah was given a fixed profit rate of 4.01% per annum.

Deutsche Bank, CIMB team up to expand Shariah-compliant custody services offerings

CIMB Islamic also named Deutsche Bank as its foreign custody services support.

Maybank Singapore approves landmark US$100m green-linked Islamic loan

Maritime transportation services company AET will use it to reduce GHG emissions.

The resilience and growth of Islamic Banking in Bangladesh

Islamic banking has played a pivotal role in creating employment opportunities for the 120 million individuals in Bangladesh.

Maybank opens Islamic wealth management hub in Singapore

It will offer end-to-end Islamic wealth solutions.

HLB and Cagamas concludes RM300m green deal

It is Malaysia's first corporate issuance relating to green housing loans and financing.

RHB Islamic Bank targets $1.28b in wealth management by 2026

Its new Visa multi-currency card and new Islamic wealth portal will help achieve this goal.

MUFG closes $50m Islamic green trade finance facility for Sime Darby Motors

Proceeds will be used for working capital needs related to EVs.

Economic woes, higher rates weigh on Islamic banks’ financing growth

Indonesian banks may benefit from widening margins, however.

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.