Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Malaysia Maintains Position as Islamic Finance Global Leader

Malaysia has maintained its position as the global leader in Islamic finance and the sector has matured to become vibrant with a diverse set...

Fintech Savings Platform HelloGold’s Token (HGT) Receives Shariah Certification

Fintech savings platform HelloGold has received Shariah certification for the HelloGold Token (HGT). The Fatwa was issued by the Shariah Supervisory Board of Amanie...

Isra Launches Improved Islamic Finance Portal

The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (Isra) introduced a new and improved version of its Islamic Finance Knowledge Repository Portal (I-FIKR) FIKR...

China Construction Bank’s First Overseas Green Bond Listed in Luxembourg

The first overseas green bonds with total value of 500 million euros (581 million U.S. dollars) issued by China Construction Bank (CCB) have been...

CIMB Islamic to Boost Earnings

As the top arranger for the global sukuk market, CIMB Islamic is positioning itself to boost profitability by targeting core areas. After strengthening for the...

Time to Close Asia’s Sustainable Investment Gaps

Our entire planet faces sustainability challenges. No country is immune from poverty, hunger, environmental deficiencies, and weaknesses in healthcare, schooling, and infrastructure. But in...