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8th April 2018

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The world's first platform for global Islamic markets, providing learning, financial intelligence and investments.

London, United Kingdom:, the world’s first platform for the burgeoning $3.9 trillion 1 global Islamic economy, was launched today. The platform offers industry-led learning, financial intelligence and connects investors to opportunities. was launched by the team behind IslamicBanker, a reference point for the Islamic banking industry.

Commenting on the announcement, IslamicMarkets’ Chief Executive, Shakeeb Saqlain said: “Over the last 3 years, we have been working on creating a gateway for the global Islamic economy.

Islamic markets are not easily accessible - information is not always available and economies remain disconnected. This restricts the opportunities for investors and firms to grow, create jobs, and spur innovation.”

A report this month 2 by the World Bank and Islamic Development Bank notes that “a wider array of institutions” 3 are needed to support the long-term investment needs of leading Islamic economies and a collaborative approach is needed. aims to support the wider needs of OIC and non-OIC countries, expanding the investor base, enhancing trade, and connecting Islamic economies to each other and the world.

1. State of the Global Islamic Economy Report, Thomson Reuters, 2016/17:

2. The Role of Islamic Finance in Financing Long-term Investments, World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, 2018:


Notes to editors: is a leading financial intelligence and investing platform for the global Islamic economy. With IslamicMarkets PRO professionals and institutions can access a wide range of actionable content and tools from Sukuk markets and companies to comprehensive industry reports, regional project opportunities and the largest network of professionals from across the world.

Tailor your investment experience based around your needs and deploy the platform’s suite of learning and analytical tools to better understand opportunities in global Islamic markets.

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