Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

INCEIF Launches i-Connect Fintech in Islamic Finance

The International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) has launched the i-Connect Fintech in Islamic Finance collaboration to create and nurture a conducive...

Malaysia’s Investment Strategies to Focus on Circular Economy, Renewable Energy

Malaysia’s investment strategies will be focusing on the circular economy and renewable energy (RE), which is in line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable...

ICD Signs Agreement With Orient Finans Bank, Uzbekistan

Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny, the CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development...

Power Ledger Switches Blockchain Platforms

Australian energy trading technology company Power Ledger has switched its blockchain system from Ethereum to the faster, more energy efficient Solana. Power Ledger’s energy trading...

HSBC Lands Malaysia’s First Green Trade Financing in Cocoa Sourcing

HSBC Amanah Malaysia (HSBC Amanah) has successfully completed a bespoke Green trade financing facility to Guan Chong Cocoa Manufacturer Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

Islamic Banking Assets Grow 30.6 Pc to Rs4.38trln in Jan-Mar

The assets of Islamic banking industry (IBI) increased 30.6 percent to Rs4.389 trillion in the first quarter of 2021 from Rs3.360 trillion a year...