Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Indonesia Sells 6.27 Trillion Rupiah of Islamic Bonds

Indonesia's finance ministry sold 6.27 trillion rupiah ($429.31 million) of Islamic bonds at an auction on Tuesday, above the indicative target of 4 trillion...

Chinese Bank Issues Securities Worth $66 Million on a Blockchain

Zheshang Bank, one of the largest privately held commercial banks in China, has completed an issuance of securities worth $66 million using its proprietary...

World’s First ESG Sukuk Fund Another Step Forward for Malaysia’s Responsible...

Malaysia’s Shariah-compliant BIMB Investment Management launched the world’s first environmental, social and governance (ESG) sukuk fund on August 1. Reflecting a growing responsible finance...

Cointree and Gobbill Partner to Let Aussies Pay Their Bills With...

Major telcos, utility providers and insurers may not have jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon, but thanks to two local fintech startups that no longer...

IADI, IFSB to Develop Islamic Insurance Systems

The International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) and the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) have partnered to develop, and promote technical standards for the...

Inaugural Launch of Global Islamic Fintech Summit to be held in...

The 1st Annual Global Islamic FinTech Summit (GIFS) is set to launch on September 18th-19th 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. GIFS 2018 will be...