The International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM) and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) today published a new credit support deed for Islamic hedging transactions in response to global margin requirements for non-cleared
A selected group of 37 Bahraini professionals from the Islamic banking industry travelled to Hong Kong and Toronto to take part in an intensive 17-day leadership programme.
Conceptualised by the Waqf Fund
Veteran Geneva-based banker and Islamic finance expert John Sandwick has teamed up with Saudi adviser Wafi International to target the Islamic endowment market, a $500 billion capital pool he said had been poorly served to date
Shari’a compliant philanthropy, or planned giving, is on the rise with the Waqf sector (Islamic endowment) estimated at around $105 billion globally, according to research conducted recently by Ernst & Young on the sector.