Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Find Shelter from Financial Crisis in Shariah Stocks, Study Says

Investors looking for a safe haven in turbulent financial markets should consider Islamic equities, according to a recent study. Restrictions on debt and the diverse...

Malaysian Investors Waking Up to Islamic Tech Start-Ups

Investor interest in Malaysian Islamic economy-focused technology start-ups is starting to grow but the sector is underserved by a lack of innovation, say local...

Pakistani Government to Pledge Discos Assets with Islamic Banks

The government of Pakistan has decided to pledge the assets of Discos and Gencos as surety with Islamic banks to cope with the ballooning...

Private Sector to Re-Green India’s Wastelands

What is the best strategy for increasing green cover outside recorded forest areas? Leasing of wasteland to the corporate sector for re-greening is among...

Why is Green Bond Growth in Southeast Asia So Weak?

While the global market for green bonds reached a record of more than US$155 billion last year, there are still only a few banks...

Continued Interest in Cagamas’ Liquidity Solution Leads to the Company’s Sixth...

Cagamas Berhad, the National Mortgage Corporation of Malaysia, announced the issuance of its 3-year RM500 million Islamic Medium Term Notes (IMTNs). The IMTNs will...