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Maybank Islamic Named Best Global Islamic Financial Institution 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and ASEAN's largest Islamic bank in terms of total assets, Maybank Islamic Bhd, has emerged as the Best Global Islamic Financial Institution at the Global Finance Awards 2017 held in Washington DC recently.

NCCIM: Malaysia, Qatar Can Jointly Develop Islamic Finance 2.0

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and Qatar can explore the possibilities of establishing a joint initiative to develop Islamic Finance 2.0 which is the continuation of the current Islamic finance system.

Banking Industry Player Hopes 2018 Budget Will Facilitate Advancement Of Digital Economy

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) -- A banking industry player hopes that Budget 2018 will facilitate the advancement of the digital economy, particularly high-technology industries, e-commerce and the manufacturing sector in terms of Industry 4.0.

RHB Research Expects Malaysia's 2017 Real GDP To Grow By 5.3 Per Cent

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) -- RHB Research Institute expects Malaysia's real gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 5.3 per cent in 2017, before inching up to 5.4 per cent for 2018 from 4.2 per cent in 2016.

Islamic Finance Should Be Made Easier To Understand - Expert

By Rosemarie Khoo Mohd Sani & Niam Seet Wei

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 (Bernama) -- The world's understanding of Shariah-compliant financial instruments is still low, said Amanie Advisors LLP Dubai Chief Executive Officer, Maya Marissa Malek.

KLIFF 2017 Focuses On Wakaf Fund Development

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) -- The development of Wakaf Fund has received a special attention at the Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF) 2017 which was attended by more than 900 local and foreign Islamic finance professionals and experts.

UOB Malaysia, ABS Launch Certification Programme For Wealth Advisers

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) -- United Overseas Bank Bhd (UOB Malaysia) has partnered the Asian Banking School (ABS) to launch Malaysiaís first executive certification programme aimed at financial advisers whose customers hold more than RM3 million in investments.

Islamic Finance Must Expand Into Fintech-- Sultan Nazrin

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) -- Islamic finance should venture into financial technology (fintech) in tandem with the global financing requirements, said the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah.

More Islamic Capital Products Needed - Sultan Nazrin

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) -- There is a tremendous need to grow Islamic capital products to ensure lesser dependence on the banking system and greater financial stability, said the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah.

BNM Formulating Five-year National Strategy To Elevate Financial Literacy

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is currently formulating a five-year national strategy, with three main thrusts, namely clarity, collaboration and commitment, aimed at elevating financial literacy.

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Maybank Islamic Named Best Global Islamic Financial Institution 2017
NCCIM: Malaysia, Qatar Can Jointly Develop Islamic Finance 2.0

KLIFF 2017 Focuses On Wakaf Fund Development

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Source: Bank Negara Malaysia

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