SAUDI ARABIA: SHL Finance Company renews Shariah compliant credit facilities agreement with Arab National Bank
SAUDI ARABIA: Red Sea International Company secures financing facilities from Al Rajhi Bank
MALAYSIA: Securities Commission Malaysia partners with SME Corporation Malaysia to facilitate greater access to capital market financing for MSMEs
UAE: Dr Tariq Hendi resigns from his post as chairman of ENBD REIT
INDONESIA: Indonesian regulators hold Shariah Financing Month 2023
MALAYSIA: Bank Negara Malaysia issues exposure draft on Islamic collateralized funding
TURKIYE: Superonline iletisim Hizmetleri issues Sukuk worth TRY100 million (US$3.64 million)
MALAYSIA: Bank Negara Malaysia issues Islamic facilities worth RM27.5 billion (US$5.84 billion) in total
SAUDI ARABIA: Capital Market Authority grants Valuable Capital Financial Company with license
SAUDI ARABIA: Capital Market Authority approves public offerings of funds by Derayah Financial Company and anb capital
GLOBAL: AAOIFI holds public hearing on exposure draft of financial accounting standard ‘Transfer of Assets between Investment Pools’
SAUDI ARABIA: Perfect Presentation for Commercial Services renews Shariah compliant bank facility with Al Rajhi Bank
SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Awwal Bank to issue additional Tier 1 Sukuk via private placement
MALAYSIA: Imtiaz Sukuk II issues Islamic medium-term notes worth RM1 billion (US$212.77 million) in total
MALAYSIA: Gamuda Land (T12) issues Islamic commercial paper worth RM100 million (US$21.28 million)
TURKIYE: Carrefoursa Carrefour Sabanci Ticaret Merkezi issues Sukuk worth TRY250 million (US$9.11 million)
GLOBAL: Blockchain start-up accelerator Genius X onboards Shariah compliant decentralized exchange Liberty Finance
GLOBAL: Shariah compliant investment start-up Islamicly partners with Waslaah Holding Kuwait
GLOBAL: AAOIFI issues Arabic version of Financial Accounting Standard 36 ‘First Time Adoption of AAOIFI Financial Accounting Standards’
US: Metropolitan Business Development Corporation board of Louisville approves Shariah compliant loan for Derby City Discount Fashions
PAKISTAN: Faysal Bank to establish exchange company with initial paid-up capital of PKR1 billion (US$3.47 million)
PHILIPPINES: Philippine government to raise US$1 billion through maiden Sukuk sale by end of November, local media reports
MALAYSIA: Bank Negara Malaysia issues Islamic facility worth RM19.9 billion (US$4.23 billion)
GLOBAL: Craig R Nethercott and Chirag J Sanghrajka join Clifford Chance’s energy and infrastructure practice
MALAYSIA: UEM Sunrise issues Islamic papers worth RM350 million (US$74.3 million) in total
MALAYSIA: Seaport Terminal (Johore) issues Sukuk worth RM3.43 billion (US$728.78 million) in total
NIGERIA: Trust Arthur partners with Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria on Sukuk worth NGN50 billion (US$64.02 million)
UAE: UAE plans Sukuk issuance worth AED550 million (US$149.72 million), reports say
MALAYSIA: reNIKOLA issues Islamic papers worth between RM10 million (US$2.12 million) and RM25 million (US$5.31 million)
MALAYSIA: Duopharma Biotech issues Islamic medium-term notes worth RM364 million (US$77.27 million) in total
MALAYSIA: Bank Negara Malaysia issues Islamic facilities worth RM23.65 billion (US$5.02 billion) in total
SAUDI ARABIA: Advanced Petrochemical Company obtains facility worth SAR1.6 billion (US$426.21 million) from Saudi National Bank
GLOBAL: Infrastructure investment platform Africa50 in talks with IsDB for green infrastructure partnership
MALAYSIA: Bursa Carbon Exchange commences trading and facilitation of off-market carbon credits transactions
UAE: Fraih Al Qubaisi resigns as member of Islamic Arab Insurance Company’s board of directors
QATAR: Qatar Central Bank’s treasury bills and Sukuk auction attracts QAR11.8 billion (US$3.21 billion) in bids
TURKIYE: Ziraat Katilim Bankasi issues Islamic lease certificate worth TRY500 million (US$18.3 million)
MALAYSIA: Sunway Treasury Sukuk auctions Islamic commercial papers worth RM80 million (US$16.99 million) in total
TURKIYE: Kuveyt Turk Katilim Bankasi raises TRY300 million (US$10.98 million) through Islamic lease certificate issuance
MALAYSIA: Gabungan AQRS sells three-month Islamic paper worth RM5 million (US$1.06 million)
TURKIYE: Turkiye Emlak Katilim Bankasi issues Sukuk worth TRY200 million (US$7.32 million)
MALAYSIA: Cypark Resources’s subsidiary issues third tranche of perpetual Sukuk worth RM165 million (US$35.05 million)
MALAYSIA: Cagamas issues one-year green Sukuk worth RM90 million (US$19.12 million) along with Islamic commercial paper
GLOBAL: IsDB launches five-year Sukuk worth US$1.7 billion, International Financing Review reports
KUWAIT: Central Bank of Kuwait issues bonds and related Tawarruq facilities worth KWD240 million (US$774.48 million)
MALAYSIA: Bank Negara Malaysia issues Islamic facilities worth RM18.95 billion (US$4.04 billion) in total
UAE: Major shareholder of SHUAA Capital Jassim Alseddiqi sells 30 million of his shares
INDONESIA: Indonesian government launches carbon exchange
UAE: Bechara Raad resigns from his post as group COO of SHUAA Capital
MALAYSIA: Principal Financial Group appoints Izad Sallehuddin as CEO and non-independent executive director of Principal Islamic Asset Management
14 September 2023
Muscat, 12th September 2023: IFN Oman Forum, a prominent event in the Islamic finance industry, was held in Muscat on the 12th of September 2023. Under the patronage of Abdullah Salim Al-Salmi, the executive president of the Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman, and the IsDB as multilateral strategic partners, the event attracted esteemed speakers,...
6 September 2023
London, 6th September 2023: IFN UK Forum, Europe's premier Islamic finance conference, returned to London on the 4th September 2023. Under the patronage of the Lord Mayor of the City of London and with support from His Majesty's Government, TheCityUK, the City of London and the IsDB as multilateral strategic partners, the event served as...
22 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR, 18th May 2023 – The prestigious IFN Awards Ceremony Kuala Lumpur took place on the 17th May 2023, honoring the outstanding achievements in the field of Islamic finance. Following the IFN Awards Ceremony Dubai held on the 16th March 2023, which celebrated the most impactful Islamic finance transactions in the Middle East, Europe...
4 April 2023
Responding to a market gap for an efficient avenue to connect with the Islamic finance legal community, Islamic Finance news (IFN) is excited to launch IFN Lawyers, a proprietary online directory of Islamic finance lawyers from across the world. Focusing on the whole range of Islamic finance legal services across 29 categories from banking and...
26 July 2022
IFN, the world’s leading Islamic finance news provider, has partnered with prominent Shariah advisory firm Dar Al Sharia to produce a series of market knowledge content, particularly on global Shariah standards, as part of human capacity development efforts. VINEETA TAN writes. The new Islamic finance standards summary series is a continuation of a strong partnership...
2 March 2021
Kuala Lumpur 2nd March 2021 – Islamic Finance news (IFN), the Islamic finance industry's leading news platform, is pleased to announce the prestigious IFN Overall Deal of the Year 2020 accolade has been awarded to the Malaysian government for the Sukuk Prihatin facility worth RM666 million (US$164.64 million). Sukuk Prihatin brought a new approach to...
23 February 2021
Kuala Lumpur 23rd February 2021 – Islamic Finance news (IFN), the Islamic finance industry's leading media provider, has announced Pakistan’s Meezan Bank as the winner of the prestigious IFN Best Overall Islamic Bank 2020. Meezan Bank’s win comes in a year wrought with unprecedented difficulties due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Islamic bank rose...
16 October 2020
Kuala Lumpur 14th October 2020 – The annual IFN Service Providers Poll continues to be the benchmark of excellence honoring Islamic finance industry’s best in supporting operations, facilitating transactions, setting standards and rating transactions. The winners of the IFN Service Providers Poll 2020 displayed resilience during a challenging year, whilst remaining committed to service the...
1 October 2020
Kuala Lumpur 30th September 2020 – Eleven legal firms have been honored with the Islamic finance industry’s most prestigious accolades, the IFN Law Awards 2020, for their outstanding achievements in Shariah finance. The IFN Law Awards, by renowned Islamic finance media company Islamic Finance news (IFN), are the industry’s standard of Islamic finance legal excellence...
18 August 2020
London and Kuala Lumpur, 18 August 2020 - Moody’s Investors Service and Islamic Finance news (IFN) are proud to announce an exclusive collaboration to provide insights and analysis for Islamic finance worldwide. “This collaboration brings together Moody’s global Islamic finance expertise with IFN’s comprehensive and trusted coverage of Shariah compliant finance to serve a global...
5 August 2020
LONDON and KUALA LUMPUR, 5 August 2020 – Global Islamic finance expert REDmoney Group has entered into a strategic partnership with Islamic Finance Navigator and its platform Carrera Learning, a renowned learning provider in Islamic finance based in the UK. Commencing today, the partnership will see REDmoney Group and its flagship brand – Islamic Finance...
28 July 2020
Islamic fintech stakeholders have determined nine strategic priority areas that will further reinforce and enhance financial inclusion in Malaysia. All nine strategic priority areas were drafted based on the input given by the decision-makers and leaders from the Islamic finance industry, including the government, regulators and fintech community, during the ‘Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2020: Driving...
22 July 2020
Kuala Lumpur 22 July 2020 – Renowned Islamic finance media and service provider, REDmoney Group introduces its IFN Advisory Board. REDmoney Group, through its reputable brands of Islamic Financial news (IFN) and REDmoney events, is looking to further enrich its brand value through obtaining insights and advice from a council of subject matter experts. The...