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THIS WEEK'S ISSUE 23rd JULY
Volume 11 Issue 29
Cover Story : Rock bottom borrowing costs drive GCC boom
Editor's Note : Boom and bust...
Rapids
Features
  Senegal issues Sukuk, becomes strong contender
     for West African Islamic finance hub

  Aircraft leasing: A first class opportunity for
     Islamic financing

  Islamic leasing — the preferred choice
  MicroTakaful in Indonesia: A new business
     opportunity

IFN Reports
  Conventional banks switching to Islamic operations — testament to the industry’s capabilities
  Islamic finance: A healthy pipeline for Saudi healthcare
  The fall of a giant — can Al Rajhi rise again?
  Islamic entities lead Pakistan privatization program
Special Reports:
  UK economy returns to growth, real estate sees
     concurrent surge

  Fee and charges in Islamic finance
  The UK: An economic AND Islamic powerhouse?
Case Study : Cagamas issue: The largest commodity Murabahah variable rate IMTN
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Cover Story

Rock bottom borrowing costs drive GCC boom


Editor's Note

Boom and bust...


IFN Reports

Conventional banks switching to Islamic operations — testament to the industry’s capabilities

Islamic finance: A healthy pipeline for Saudi healthcare

The fall of a giant — can Al Rajhi rise again?

Islamic entities lead Pakistan privatization program




IFN Country Analysis

Senegal: Sukuk dreams realized


IFN Sector Analysis

Islamic leasing: Going global


Shariah Pronouncement

An Islamic bank intends to offer financing at preferential profit rates to its staff to help them purchase vehicles


IFN Country Correspondent

France: Islamic finance task force to attract liquidity into infrastructure projects

Sri Lanka: Domestic market sees dynamic growth


Special Reports

UK economy returns to growth, real estate sees concurrent surge

Fee and charges in Islamic finance

The UK: An economic AND Islamic powerhouse?


Case Study

Cagamas issue: The largest commodity Murabahah variable rate IMTN


Features

Senegal issues Sukuk, becomes strong contender for West African Islamic finance hub

Aircraft leasing: A first class opportunity for Islamic financing

Islamic leasing — the preferred choice

MicroTakaful in Indonesia: A new business opportunity

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Thursday,
24th July 2014

NASDAQ Dubai issues trading and settlement arrangements for Eid Al Fitr

Moody’s assess Sri Lanka’s credit status and indicates the country has strong growth potential

Emirates REIT announces net profit hike of 194% for the first half of 2014

Finance House announces 8.4% increase in first half net profit boosted by 13.6% growth in Islamic financing and investing assets

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan issues order against Takaful company for violation of regulatory provisions

Previous appointment of Michael Warren Kidd as chief financial officer for European Islamic Investment Bank falls through

World Bank supports project with US$250 million loan to improve access to longer-term Islamic financing in Turkey

Sohar Islamic organizes celebration for children in collaboration with Oman Association for the Disabled

Umm Al Qura Cement Company procures SAR618.87 million (US$165 million) Islamic financing facility from Saudi British Bank

Gulf Finance House pursues case following halt on execution of Bahrain Chamber for Disputes Resolution verdict against former chairman

Capital Intelligence maintains ‘BBB’ rating on Sharjah Islamic Bank

Mashreq’s net profit surges 45% in the second quarter

Al Madina Takaful records 39% decline in half-yearly net profit

Takaful contributes approximately 25% of Niger Insurance’s gross premium income in 2013

Danainfra Nasional raises RM2.5 billion (US$788.48 million) in Sukuk to fund MRT project

Islamic Bank of Britain to offer premium financing service for GCC investors in UK real estate

Emerging markets to capture more proportionate share of global capital markets by 2030 driven by rising growth in capital-raising activities, according to study

Saudi Ministry of Social Affairs issues warning against Zakat donations through social networking sites

Ahlibank sees net profit jump 16.3%, reaching OMR7 million (US$18.12 million) for the second quarter

Warba Bank achieves net profit of KWD43,000 (US$151,976) for the second quarter of the year

Qatar Islamic Insurance Company discloses higher net profit for the first six months at QAR48.61 million (US$13.34 million)

Majid Al Futtaim Holding realizes group revenue of AED12.8 billion (US$3.48 billion) for first half

Lotus Capital to launch Halal exchange traded fund based on the NSE Lotus Islamic Index

Takaful firms command approximately 22% of total gross premiums last year as gross contributions charts 7% growth

Malaysian Takaful sector could reach half the size of conventional industry by 2018, says RAM
Wednesday,
23rd July 2014

IDB issues privately-placed five-year US$1 billion Sukuk

RBI begins review process of Islamic banking regulations in India

Kuwait Finance House supports National Union of Kuwait Students – UK and Ireland as part of the bank’s CSR push

Alizz Islamic Bank reports net loss for second consecutive quarter despite year-on-year increase in total assets

First six months of the year nets FGB a 21% increase in profit

National Bank of Bahrain sees net profit for the first half of the year jump by 7.4% to BHD28.74 million (US$75.37 million)

Masraf Al Rayan posts profit of QAR904 million (US$248.12 million) for the first half of the year

Sadara Basic Services Company announces 2014 second quarter results

Salama Cooperative Insurance Co announces total accumulated losses of SAR71.1 million (US$18.95 million) despite profit for the second quarter
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