Islamic Finance Blog


CIMB wins 21 awards at Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards

CIMB Group bagged 21 awards at the Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2017, including Sukuk House of the Year, Asia Pacific …

Amlak in core banking software overhaul with Temenos and NDC

Saudi Arabia’s Islamic lender Amlak International has chosen Temenos’ T24 core banking system for a tech revamp.


The implementation …

UAE’s new largest bank to consolidate ops on Temenos T24

First Abu Dhabi Bank, the new entity created as a result of a merger between First Gulf Bank (FGB) and National Bank of Abu …

Libyan Stock Exchange signs deal with Amanie Advisors to push Islamic finance

The Libyan Stock Market has signed a multi-faceted memorandum of understanding (MoU) with global Shariah advisory firm, Amanie …

Islamic finance in critical need of talent

While staff-pinching is the blight for any employer in any industry, the lack of experienced staff and the recent explosive …

London Mayor Sees Plenty of Opportunities for Islamic Finance

London Mayor Boris Johnson called for a greater U.K. role in the Islamic-finance market as a Malaysian delegation visited …

Malaysia-Kuwait tie-up to boost Islamic finance training

DUBAI: Malaysia's Islamic finance university and the research arm of Kuwait Finance House will develop training and internship …

Bahrain-based Islamic finance group eyes expansion

A Bahrain-based association which lobbies on behalf of Islamic finance says it plans to expand beyond the Gulf, so that it …


Nick Kalikajaros 2017