Shari'ah Frameworks & Principles 4118 64.76%

Islamic Financial Markets 1762 27.71%

Regulation, Supervision and Governance 120 1.89%

Islamic Economics 69 1.09%

Risk Management Principles 51 0.80%

General Issues and Challenges of IFS 239 3.76%

Total Fatwas in Database : 2589

Last updated 19 March 2018


Sectors of Islamic Finance Institutions

Banking 335
Consultancy/Advisory 26
Social Enterprise 0
FinTech 1
Takaful 32
Training 11
Halal 3
Others 2
Investment 53
Micro Takaful 0
Microfinance 31
Crowdfunding 5
R&D 10
Regulator 18
Waqf / Zakah Services 0
Retakaful 6
Education 13
Venture Capital 1

Latest Institution
European Certification Centre for Halal

Last updated 19 March 2018




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SC Saadiq expands Islamic financial product beyond core markets

16 March, 2018

Karachi—Standard Chartered Saadiq, the Islamic banking business of Standard Chartered has plans to expand its Sharah-compliant products and services offerings beyond its core markets such as Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Bangladesh, senior bank officials said. Currently Standard Chartered Saadiq is the only international bank that covers all segments of Islamic banking ranging from retail, corporate and capital markets. With the growing Muslim population around the world and improving banking...

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AIFC, World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation signed agreement

14 March, 2018

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation have signed an agreement today whereby the 14th WIEF will be held on 4 July 2018 within the framework of AIFC international presentation in Astana, Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the AIFC's press service. The annual World Islamic Economic Forum was founded by WIEF Foundation in 2006 with the support of the Government of Malaysia....

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Bank Negara issues alert about Coinzer

13 March, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has issued an alert about the cryptocurrency platform called Coinzer as digital currencies are not legal tender in Malaysia. It said that it does not authorise or endorse Coinzer.  “The use of BNM logo and Jata Negara on the proposed physical coin design, white paper and website https://www.coinzer.co/ are unauthorised,” it said. Bank Negara advised the public to exercise caution and carefully evaluate the risks associated...

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