Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Bank Islam Wins Best New Sukuk Quasi-Sovereign Award

Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd clinched The Best New Sukuk Quasi-Sovereign Award at The Asset Triple A Award ceremony held virtually on Sept 15. In a...

Malaysia Stands Chance to Seize More of Islamic Trade Finance Market

Malaysia has an opportunity to “grow significantly” in the Islamic trade finance market, according to the World Bank, as the global Islamic finance sector...

Singaporean Private Capital Exchange Exploring Shariah Compliant Tokens

The private capital exchange ADDX is keen on offering Shariah compliant digital securities on its platform following its latest partnership with Bahrain-based Investcorp which...

AEON Credit to Dive into Insurtech with New Acquisition

A public-listed lender in Malaysia will be turning its latest acquisition into a digital insurance firm, offering both Takaful and conventional insurtech services, as...

Central Asian Islamic Challenger Bank to Expand Roots into the UK

A Central Asian Islamic challenger bank has the UK on its radar and is moving swiftly to establish its presence in London to capture...

MARC Affirms Rating on MISC’s RM2.5b Islamic Notes, Stable Outlook

Malaysian Rating Corporation Bhd (MARC) has affirmed its AAAIS rating on MISC Bhd’s RM2.5bil Islamic medium-term notes programme with a stable outlook. The rating agency...