When it comes to furthering one’s education, one has many major decisions to make — what course to take, which university to go to and how to pay for school.
And for the Shariah-conscious Muslim student, paying for education, may be trickier compared to his/her non-Muslim peers who may not have to worry about incurring Riba in their financing. So what Muslim-friendly student financing alternatives are there? VINEETA TAN highlights a few[...]
The Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals brings you an exclusive interview with Dr Asmadi Mohamed Naim, an illustrious Shariah scholar and educator with 13 years of experience in the [...]
In a sign of Pakistan’s maturing Islamic financial market, Islamic banking institutions now have the option to opt out from benchmarking certain products against interest-based benchmarks, a practice which has [...]
Developing a New Generation of Islamic Bankers
Part 1 of 3 Developing a skilled workforce to support the rapid development of Islamic finance in the region How do current industry...
VINEETA TAN brings you an exclusive look at Sri Lanka’s groundbreaking inaugural corporate Sukuk issuance. LOLC Finance has beaten the government at issuing Sukuk, raising LKR500 million (US$3.37 [...]