islamic finance

QIIB gets ‘Excellence Award’ from UK’s GIFA

September 19, 2021

The UK-based Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) committee has bestowed ‘Excellence Award’ on Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB)......

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Gulf Islamic Investments, Capital Bay in 500m euro real estate deal

August 31, 2021

Dubai: Gulf Islamic Investments went into a joint-venture agreement with Germany-based Capital Bay to launch a EUR 500 Million senior living real......

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Islamic Development Bank pledges $200m for education campaign

April 7, 2021

RIYADH: The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has pledged $200 million to the 2021-2025 Raise Your Hand financing campaign of the Global......

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DIEDC's 2021 strategy to boost Dubai's status as global capital of Islamic economy

March 15, 2021

Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) launched its 2021 plan with a specific focus on the DIEDC 2022-2030 Strategy, which aims to reinforce......

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Global Islamic finance assets set to hit $3.69 trillion by 2024

December 14, 2020

RIYADH: Global Islamic finance assets are forecast to reach $3.69 trillion by 2024, according to a report released by the Jeddah-based Islamic Development......

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Sale of works from Jerusalem’s Museum of Islamic Art postponed

October 28, 2020

Jerusalem’s Museum of Islamic Art has delayed the sale of some of its Islamic art pieces at Sotheby’s auction house in London. The Museum......

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Islamic Development Bank supports Palestine's health sector with $6.5 million

October 28, 2020

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 (WAFA) - The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) today signed at Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh's office in......

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UNOPS signs agreement with Islamic Development Bank to implement EEFPP programme

October 22, 2020

JERUSALEM, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (WAFA) – Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Tokumitsu Kobayashi, and......

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Dar Al Takaful appoints CEO after acquisition of Noor Takaful

August 10, 2020

Dar Al Takaful has announced the completion of acquisition of UAE-based Islamic insurance provider, Noor Takaful, with Rajesh Sethi appointed as......

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Investment trend: Formosa sukuk could help GCC issuers diversify funding

March 9, 2020

The expansion of Taiwan's Formosa bond market to include sukuk instruments could help Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) issuers, including Islamic......

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