Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

NZ Firm Enlists SRB for Islamic Financing Products

New Zealand based financial services company Efco said that it has received Sharia certification as a mark of compliance from Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB)...

Pakistan Preparing U.S. Dollar Bond and Sukuk Sale before March

The government of Pakistan plans to issue a U.S. dollar-denominated bond and sukuk before March, according to an official at the country’s ministry of...

Sharia Fintech to Transform Indonesia into Halal Producers’ Hub

Ammana Fintek Syariah CEO Lutfi Adhiansyah believes sharia-compliant financial technology (fintech) will transform Indonesia into a halal producers' global hub in 2024 to align...

Cagamas Kicks Off 2021 with Bonds, Sukuk Issuances Worth RM710Mil

Cagamas Bhd has launched bonds and sukuk with aggregate issuances of RM710mil to fund the purchase of house financing, housing loans and industrial hire...

IILM Issues US$1.15 Billion Short-Term Sukuk

The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has successfully conducted an auction for a total issuance of US$1.15 billion (RM4.646 billion) short-term A-1 rated...

South Korean Carrier SKT Launches Blockchain-powered Certification App

The South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom (SKT) has announced the launch of a blockchain-powered ID and authentication certificates service. According to Gvalley News, SK...