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Malaysia — New Silicon Valley for the Global Islamic Digital Economy

Malaysia is rising as a digital hub and more people should pay attention.Kuala Lumpur — The world’s first Digital Free Zone Initiative was announced. The news was announced by Jack Ma, P...
Abd Elmohaimen Mansi | April 25, 2017

What is Riba? The Islamic Finance Show on Islam Channel

What is Riba? The Islamic Finance Show on Islam Channel
Salaam all.  After falling into apathy on social media, I have resolved to try harder.  Well, middle age is tough you know!  I like leather-bound notebooks, manual gearsticks and b...
Harris Irfan | April 21, 2017

Relevance, Trust and Impact

Relevance, Trust and Impact
Once again, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. Your ongoing feedback from each article I have written over the last few months is a great inspiration. The dialogue is a reflec...
Daud Vicary | April 21, 2017

Sukuk-Waqf as an efficient model for PPP in Muslim countries

The need for growing infrastructure project is a crucial component of the growth equation for any country. However, states cannot afford taking big investment project alone anymore due to budget const...
Abdessamad Raghibi | April 21, 2017

Why Islamic banks are in need of sound corporate governance?

Why Islamic banks are in need of sound corporate governance?
Corporate governance is composed of two terms, viz., corporate and governance. Corporate emanates from the term, Latin “corporare”, which means “to embody”. The term “gov...
Dr Hanudin Amin | April 17, 2017

FinTech - The future is already here

FinTech - The future is already here
How relevant will financial institutions, their products and their delivery channels be in 2020?  How relevant will the regulators of those FI’s be in 2020? As always, I would like t...
Daud Vicary | March 31, 2017

What can we expect from Shariah Standard on Gold?

What can we expect from Shariah Standard on Gold?
There is no point of developing a standard, any standard for that matter, if it is of no use for the humanity or special community living on this planet. The same is true with a Shariah standard. An...
Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar | March 24, 2017

Maqasid al Shariah with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Maqasid al Shariah with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
 As always, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. Your feedback and encouragement are a constant source of inspiration to me.  This month I would like to focus on an ar...
Daud Vicary | March 02, 2017

Part V: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part V: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
 During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no l...
Mabroor Mahmood | February 09, 2017

Part IV: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part IV: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no longer an...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 31, 2017