Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

HSBC Issues First Islamic Bond Tied to U.N. Development Goals

HSBC Amanah, the Malaysian Islamic banking arm of HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L), has raised 500 million ringgit ($120.63 million) worth of Islamic bonds linked to...

Telekom Malaysia Proposes RM4b Sukuk

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) intends to raise as much as RM4 billion from sukuk wakala programmes under the Securities Commission Malaysia’s lodge and launch...

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...