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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Islamic banks face challenge from Basel III deposit regulations

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Islamic banks face Basel III challenge As banks around the world gear up to meet tough Basel III regulatory standards, Islamic lenders face a source of uncertainty that could prove expensive for them: how regulators will treat their deposits. In most ways, Islamic banks look well-placed to cope with Basel III, which will be phased in across the globe over the next few years. ...

  2. Lucrative sector set to take off

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Kong as an Islamic banking hub is still at an early stage. Unlike Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, Hong Kong is a relative latecomer to the Islamic banking and finance industry which, ... and training for local financial personnel. However, recruiters say there has been very little demand for their services in finding positions for finance professionals with Islamic banking experience. ...

  3. Islamic bonds may be launched in fourth quarter

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Hong Kong could see its first Islamic bond issued in the fourth quarter if credit market conditions improve, sources said. Frank Kwong See-wah, chairman of the Asia Capital Market Association, said several companies had considered issuing 'sukuk'- or Islamic bonds- to broaden their investor base. He did not identify the potential issuers. 'But we may ...

  4. Islamic banking crosses borders through Maybank Syariah

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 11:22am by Reports by Krystin Chu and Khay Inn Poh

    ... Reports by Krystin Chu and Khay Inn Poh Ethical, transparent and fair, Islamic banking is one of the fastest-growing segments of global finance. It is also one of the biggest drivers ... of Maybank Syariah Indonesia. A pioneer in the country's Islamic banking industry, Maybank Syariah synergises the far-reaching strengths of the Maybank Group. It has also expanded in the asset ...

  5. Focus on China, Islamic banking

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Islamic finance, including commercial contracts and financial transactions. They will study the history of and current trends in Islamic banking, deposit products, retail and enterprise financing, Islamic bank's balance sheet and income statement, bank risk management, and capital management. The programme is now in its third year and has received positive feedback from the industry, ...

  6. Dubai World and Islamic bank launch US$5b funds

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Michael

    ... Clarence Michael in Dubai Dubai World and Dubai Islamic Bank are launching a US$5 billion family of private equity funds to focus on global assets. The funds, to be launched over the next ... as external advisers for the funds, Ernst & Young are auditors and the Bank of New York is the escrow agent. Dubai World and Dubai Islamic Bank will be seed investors in each fund, in which ...

  7. Islamic banking gains footing in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker By adhering to its principles, Islamic banking and finance has grown in recent decades from a peripheral financial network to a sizeable complementary system within the globalised economy. Today, it is expanding throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe, far beyond core markets such as Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. The global growth of Islamic banking- which shuns ...

  8. Hong Leong launches Islamic banking service

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Malaysian lender to leverage on its experience Hong Kong's first sharia-compliant Islamic banking service will be launched today. Hong Leong Bank, which offers both conventional and Islamic banking in its home market of Malaysia, said its Hong Kong branch would be able to sell products and services that were compliant with the sharia or Islamic law by leveraging ...

  9. StanChart promotes Islamic banking in HK

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong could well develop wholesale Islamic banking services, but the small size of its Muslim community means the city may not be ideal to develop a retail business for the religion's followers. 'There is a lot of project financing, leasing, asset management, corporate lending and other wholesale Islamic banking businesses that can be offered in Hong Kong. The city ...

  10. Islamic banking at fledgling stage

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... pie. Driven in part by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's 2007 statement that Hong Kong would like to become the region's Islamic financial hub, new and established banks have been churning out Islamic or Sharia-compliant banking products. Hang Seng Bank took the lead in launching Hong Kong's first Islamic fund, while Middle Eastern entities have been long-term ...




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