Islamic Finance

14 Sep 2011
Sarasin-Alpen Oman has won a licence to offer Islamic products, including asset management, as the country’s fund managers prepare their own Islamic offerings
15 Aug 2011
Experts are calling for an increase in the number of issuances in Mena’s growing sukuk industry to aid the region’s investment appeal
24 Jun 2011
Iraq’s finance ministry has allocated $42m to two state-controlled banks to develop Islamic finance offerings.
25 May 2011
HSBC Amanah is winding down its Qatar operations, in the first high-profile casualty of the recent Central Bank directive on Islamic banking.
15 May 2011
Oman’s Central Bank has approved Shariah- compliant fund management and financial services, and paved the way for the country’s first Islamic bank.
9 May 2011
The Shariah-compliant sukuk could be the asset class that disproves all the rules in times of geo-political crisis
24 Oct 2009
Islamic funds continue to confound their critics. Impressive returns have converged with growing investor demand for ethical, transparent products to mount a compelling case for Shariah-compliant investment