Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Promoting Green Finance in Qatar: Post-Pandemic Opportunities and Challenges

The recent COVID-19 pandemic had significant implications for both national economies and the global financial system, in addition to hindering the achievement of the...

Sukuk Issuances Beat 2019 Record, Fueled by Covid-19 Crisis

Total sukuk issuances worldwide set a new record during 2020, reaching a total of $172.1 billion, compared to $169.1 billion issued in 2019, according...

Mambu & Ta3meed Partner to Develop Islamic Fintech in Kingdom

Mambu, a pure SaaS banking platform, and Ta3meed, an Islamic fintech in trade finance in Saudi Arabia, have announced a strategic partnership to deliver...

ITFC Signs Murabaha Financing Facility with Eastern Bank Ltd to support...

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Murabaha Financing Facility in favour of...

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Launches One-Year Healthcare Equities Note for Investors

The Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has launched a new healthcare-focused equities basket note for investors in 2021. The structured note which matures in 12...

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank’s £31 Million Sharia-compliant Refinancing

CMS and Walkers’ Jersey Banking & Finance advised Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC. ADIB announced a £31 million Sharia compliant refinancing of two B&Q warehouse...