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FinTech Hive programme now includes Islamic finance

FinTech Hive at DIFC has announced that its upcoming programme will expand its themes to include insurance, Islamic finance, and regulatory technology services.

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Trying to Help the Student Loan

Student loan is a solution proposed to make students who are financially weak become able to reach higher education which is costly for them. However, this solution creates other problems, that’s why it is still debatable whether this loan idea is good or not, but here I only want to emphasize about one problem: the usury (riba). 834 more words

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Outpacing the Mainstream: Islamic Economy Food and Lifestyle Sector Expenditure to reach US$3 Trillion by 2022

Islamic Finance

Outpacing the Mainstream: Islamic Economy Food and Lifestyle Sector Expenditure to reach US$3 Trillion by 2022

| 04 February, 2018 | General

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Islamic finance growth means new opportunities for women

As the appeal of Islamic finance continues to grow, more women are seeking opportunities within the sector

 

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March 26, 2018

The Islamic finance gender balance in Malaysia is almost on equal footing, in no small part due to Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, the former first female governor of the central bank … 974 more words

The Muslim Times

Cryptocurrency traders use old gold in drive to draw Islamic investors

Source: Reuters

BY Andrew TorchiaBernardo Vizcaino

DUBAI/SYDNEY (Reuters) – In Dubai’s decades-old Gold Souk, customers from around the world haggle over bangles and necklaces. 113 more words

The Muslim Times

Islamic finance must be proactive to reduce poverty, says Sultan Nazrin

Perak Ruler Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah says the Maqasid al Shariah, often viewed as the foundation of Islamic finance, should form the basis for structuring a strategic roadmap for the long-term development of the industry. 333 more words

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Sustainable Development Goals and the role of Islamic finance

Submitted by Abayomi Alawode On Thu, 02/15/2018

co-authors: Ahmad Hafiz Abdul Aziz, Ana Maria Aviles

Malaysia is home to a vibrant Islamic banking sector. Islamic finance has grown rapidly in the past two decades and it now stands as a potential contributor in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals. 749 more words

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