Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: PakistanIndustries: Banking & Finance
Having planned to foray into Islamic finance since 2011 to capture Pakistan’s largely untapped agricultural market, Zarai Taraqiati Bank has now secured a license from the State Bank Pakistan, moving the regulator closer to its targeted 15% Islamic banking market share in 2018.
Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: ChinaIran...Industries: Oil & GasBanking & Finance...
Kazakhstan’s antitrust committee has authorised Kazakhtelecom to acquire a 75% stake in Kcell.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: AustraliaIndustries: Banking & Finance
Australia-based Olive Investment has launched a Shariah compliant wholesale vehicle, namely the Olive Fund, offering investors the opportunity to tap the fast-growing healthcare asset class and to choose between three levels of risk exposure.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaGlobalIndustries: Clean EnergyBanking & Finance...
Green bonds for the first half of 2018 came from 156 issuers and totalled USD74.6bn, representing a 4% increase versus H1 2017.
Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: GlobalIndustries: Banking & Finance
Throughout the week, two themes persisted: new regulations are underway, and the industry is making a statement in a series of firsts. Read more in this week’s IFN weekly market roundup.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaGlobalIndustries: Information TechnologyTourism...
Travel companies with different distribution business models - online travel agencies, international hotel wholesalers and indigenous B2B hotel intermediaries etc. - are increasingly counting on the lower tier cities in China for more outbound hotel-related transactions.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaIndustries: Banking & FinanceInformation Technology...
Polycarpos Philippou & Associates LLCAIn the past decade, the UAE has been the key player in developing B2C in MENA through several factors. Saudi Arabia present significant B2C opportunities.
Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesBahrain...Industries: Banking & Finance
In Part I of this two-part series, we analysed the announcement made regarding the pledge of a financial package from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait to Bahrain.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: Banking & FinanceServices: Legal
The Securities and Commodities Authority (“SCA”) has issued Chairman Resolution Decision No. (3/R.M) of 2017 Concerning Regulation of Promotion and Introduction (“Promotion Regulations”) providing for the regulation of all promotion and introduction activities associated with local and foreign financial products (within the regulatory purview of SCA).
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: IranIndustries: Banking & Finance
The Iranian Association of Islamic Finance and REDmoney Group have signed an MoU to jointly collaborate on projects designed to grow and promote the Iranian banking industry and capital markets through bespoke human capital development programs, industry events and global media marketing opportunities.