Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Shariah Finance Expert Tipped to Replace Maszlee as IIUM President

A former senior lecturer at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) has been recommended for the post of the university’s president to replace...

Tata Cleantech Capital Raises Rs 180 Crore via Maiden Green Bond

Tata Cleantech Capital (TCCL), a joint venture between Tata Capital and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), said on Wednesday it has raised Rs 180...

Malaysia is a Leader in Islamic Finance, But Why Not Islamic...

by Ellia Pikri Malaysia was named a leader in Islamic finance, producing 26% of the world’s Shariah-compliant financial assets by the end of 2017—amounting to...

Indonesia Wants to Be Halal Goods Hub as Demand Soars

Indonesia, for long the world’s largest halal products consumer, now wants the mantle of the top producer of Shariah-compliant goods. The world’s largest Muslim-majority nation...

Fixed Income: Independent Review to Maintain Integrity of Impact Bonds

There has been gradual growth of impact bonds globally over the past few years. Billions of dollars have been dedicated to these investments in...

What Could “Binance Chain” Mean For Crypto and Blockchain Space?

It’s safe to say that cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance caused a stir when it announced its very own decentralized, blockchain infused platform for trading digital finance in...