Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Nawaz First Islamic Finance Professional in SL to Receive Financial Certifications...

Muhammed Badurdeen Muhammed Nawaz (Nawaz Badurdeen), an Islamic Finance professional who has more than 15 years’ experience in the areas of capital markets, Shari’ah...

What is Islamic Finance and Why Anybody Can Use It

What is Islamic finance? Islamic finance is commonly associated with the Muslim community, but anybody can use it as an investment strategy. Islamic financial...

Blockchain Among Targets of South Korea’s $4.4 Billion Domestic Investment Plans...

South Korea announced it would “nurture” eight sectors of the domestic economy, including blockchain, by investing 5 trillion won (about $4.4 billion) next year,...

World Bank-Backed Financial Bond Introduced, Blockchain Technology Making Huge Inroads Down...

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) was awarded the rights to issue and operate financial bonds solely powered by blockchain technology, as reported by...

India’s Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Likely Come By End of 2018

The long-awaited regulations for the Indian cryptocurrency ecosystem are now likely to come only by the end of the year. That’s because a finance...

‘Responsible’ Investment Tips Past Milestone of 50%

More than half (55 per cent) of all professionally managed assets are now being managed as “responsible investments”, according to the latest Australian Responsible...