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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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The secret recipe for powdered alcohol to be...

Winner will have the opportunity to secure the market in their country
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Maison Eight: Bringing France to Hong Kong

Designed by Two Men in Hats, the place will have French cuisine, cocktails and champagne
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Miami and its Archistars

There is more to the city in Florida, USA than blue skies and white beaches
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2016 winners of green car announced

Winners announced in the Connected Green Car of the Year, Green SUV of the Year, Luxury Green Car of the Year categories
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Personal luxury goods market tops a quarter...

Luxury brands will need right pricing model to win against hard-to-predict currency volatility
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Black Friday to dominate this year’s online...

Friday 27th November set to be the highest sales peak in online shopping in 2015
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A private island is not beyond reach

You can own one at less than the price of an average one-bedroom flat in London
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Global F&B companies eye Egypt

It is re-establishing itself as the standout growth market for consumer companies in the MENA region
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Luxury market on an upswing in US

More homes than ever before were sold and listed at US $100 mn or higher in 2014
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Grand Ho Tram Strip gets new president

Shaun McCamley, who has extensive gaming experience, was previously in Macau as managing partner of Euro Pacific Asia Consulting
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$50 million more for Ho Tram Strip project

This is the second new investment announcement in the past two months
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London gets a Conrad hotel

Global luxury brand opens a 256-room property opposite St James Park
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China to get world’s largest public golf complex

Haikou Mission Hills Golf Club project will have 10 world-class golf courses
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Volvo unveils all-new Volvo XC90

Three years in the making and part of a $11bn investment programme, the new car marks the beginning of a new chapter in the company’s history
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Greece’s ‘September Club’ returns with star bakers

From September 4th – 11th, Channel 4’s Tom & Henry Herbert will lay a tantalising selection of master classes and gourmet events at The Peligoni Club
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JW Marriott takes a tall step in China

Newly opened 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou Towers in Henan province is the tallest in central China
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Maldives resort introduces flyboarding

The water sport is being offered by The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort in the Noonu Atoll
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The Ashok is captured in a coffee table book

A coffee table book that describes the magnificent past of The Ashok
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ACDL adds new investor to Ho Tram Strip project

The first phase opened a year ago and has already established itself as the top getaway for residents of southern Vietnam
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Hollande not to seek another presidential term

Adds to existing political turmoil in France
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Looking for university value pre-Brexit

Choosing the right course at the right university will require some investigation
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Ola raises the bar to outsmart Uber in India

Unveils a car entertainment platform which gives control to passengers
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Trump must repeal Obama’s imperialistic global...

FATCA is forcing a record number of Americans to ditch their US passports
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Corporate training market to grow by 11% by 2020

The market is driven by the growth of SMBs
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Regulation is expected to wane under Trump

This will be most significant for the financial services vertical
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Trump tells supporters to stop attacking...

Accuses press of exaggerating incidents
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‘Electorates clearly don't like to be told how...

Lessons from the US election result and reactions in Europe
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China to US: Cooperation is the ‘correct choice’

Xi Jinping says people of both countries should benefit
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New chairman for Truffle Capital

Patrick Kron replaces Henri Moulard who becomes Honorary Chairman of European venture capital firm
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Trump victory: Buckle up for a bumpy ride

But expect financial opportunities
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Investors looking for safe assets after Trump...

This is because of the uncertainty surrounding the next US president’s economic policies
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Donald Trump stumps all

Plus, Republicans will control the Senate and House of Representatives
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Markets bet on Hillary victory

The US dollar and American stocks have recovered from last week’s fall
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Trump cries foul as FBI clears Clinton

Agency says a fresh inquiry into allegation of mishandling classified information found nothing to change its stand
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Ruth Metzler-Arnold appointed to the board of...

She is a well-known figure within Swtizerland’s political and business establishments
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Did micro-management lead to sacking of Tata...

Ratan Tata to serve as interim chairman till a new person is appointed
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Donald Trump mum on election results

US presidential race candidate would like to keep the suspense
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Obama to Trump: Stop whining

President says that crying wolf even before the race is actually over is unworthy of this post
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My Start at White, Weld & Co

A glimpse into the life of an investment banker
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German economists prefer Clinton over Trump

They find the Democratic candidate’s political programme more convincing than that of Trump
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Verifone ropes in leading Danish retailers

Dagrofa and REMA 1000 will offer consumers more cashless pay options at checkout
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Morgan Stanley, Barclays, HSBC pose reduced...

Financial Stability Board releases list of global systemically important banks
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Ireland not keen to host high-risk trading...

Risks and scale have prompted this cautious response from Dublin
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‘Banks in Afghanistan want to convert...

Interview with CEO of Azizi Bank
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Falcon Private Bank appoints new Global Head...

Arthur Vayloyan joins the bank after a long-standing career at Credit Suisse
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Sweden’s Riksbank contemplates digital currency

Could potentially develop a new payment system after seeing a substantial dip in the use of conventional currency
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Metro Bank launches internet banking platform

Will support fast-growing customer base and enhance users’ online experience
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China and India to drive global growth in ATMs

The growth will be driven by large sections of the population that will open bank accounts for the first time
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Citi launches global API developer portal to...

The banking giant joins hands with developers and consumer brands to lead innovation
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Trump win isn’t so bad for the Middle East

Authoritarian governments see him as a strong figure who will make deals with other strong leaders like themselves
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Mortgage rates rise after Trump victory

The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 2.97 percent from 2.96 percent
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Now, all eyes on Trump’s team

Stock markets buoyed by expectations that global central banks will keep monetary policy loose
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British bankers: London will remain Europe’s...

51% believe Britain is in position to negotiate a bespoke trading relationship with the EU
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Bank of England governor to continue till 2019

Mike Carney to stay till Brexit negotiations get over
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Access to credit for ‘unscoreable’ consumers...

New agreement between FICO and EFL can help millions of consumers in emerging markets
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Europe may be at the mercy of US banks

US banks are about to surpass their European counterparts in the European investment bank market, which could, in the future, be dominated by the...
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UK millennials uneasy sharing personal info to...

Nearly half of respondents expressed security concerns about entering and viewing banking information on a mobile device
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Bank consumers: Focus on service to keep me loyal

Majority of consumers feel providers don’t value them
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Defending the UK’s financial trading sector

The government's intent ‘is for the UK to remain the top choice for European and global bank headquarters’
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Redwood submits banking licence application

Initially, focus will be on UK SMEs in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
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Driving the company to be a ‘People Business’

Thai Life Insurance Public Company Limited believes that ‘people’ are the key factor in their business
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Japan scores low in financial literacy

Aversion to risk poses challenge to reversing the prolonged deflation in the economy
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Tax compliance gets easier for companies

But post filing challenges still persists
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British industrialist seals purchase of...

Tungsten Bank to be renamed Wyelands Bank
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Gold demand fell in Q3 of 2016

Exchange-Traded Products were the only area of growth
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Emirates REIT now world’s largest listed...

Total assets is $773 million and market capitalisation is $333 million
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Investment bank sold all its UK assets before...

Carnegie Investment Bank manages $17 billion for clients
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Brexit: Pound’s turbulence unsettling British...

Could drive pension pots worth hundreds of millions overseas
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SIX Swiss Exchange extends technology contract...

It will leverage Nasdaq's trading, market surveillance and pre-trade risk management technologies
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85% of remortgagors lowering their mortgage rates

Spurred on by record low rates, two thirds of remortagagors plan to remortgage again in the next four years
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Tapping the opportunities in Latam

HMC Capital has developed a complete platform of third party products and strategies, and proprietary products
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The transfer of trust

Paving the path for generational succession
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Allianz, IFC to invest in infrastructure projects

The partnership will focus on emerging markets
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Investors are going to dump UK assets ahead of...

But one asset class that is likely to remain largely unaffected is UK property
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Wren announces launch in London

It is part owned by MdF Family Partners and WE Family Offices
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Investing in healthcare properties

Healthcare property is one of the types with the greatest potential in the long-term
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In Taiwan, Nan Shan Life Insurance sets the...

The company is considered a reliable long-term partner for policyholders, employees and society
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You might want to consider investing in a...

Especially with the financial markets still reeling from Brexit and an uncertain economic future ahead
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Thanks to OPEC, it’s respite for now in oil market

Saudi takes the largest cut, followed by Iraq and Iran
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Mobile coupon market to grow at 73.14% in next...

Key driver is the rise in internet and smartphone users
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Saudi Arabia springs a surprise, says oil cut...

Banking on increase in demand in 2017
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Iraq agrees to cut production in OPEC deal

Increases chances of success of meeting in Vienna
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Sir Richard Branson invests in heat power

Heat power is an independent energy source that is not only cost effective but also environment friendly
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Citi launches global API developer portal to...

The banking giant joins hands with developers and consumer brands to lead innovation
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Peso struggles in wake of Trump victory

The Mexican currency is likely to weaken in the short run
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The rise and fall of gold prices

Has lost ground since the surge following announcement of Trump’s victory
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India's hardware startups have a tough road...

The Asian nation of more than a billion people is better known for software services and products, but what will it take to break into the hardware...
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Slight rise in oil prices after Trump victory

Being quoted above $45 per barrel
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IBID Group acquires Dalberry

Move will help it expand footprint in the online payments sector
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Oil prices bounce back

But, analysts said, a planned output cut by OPEC and non-OPEC producers is facing hurdles
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Global Risk Technologies invests in Veridu

Europe’s first chargeback remediation specialist looking for international growth
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Facebook revenue is up but growth concerns...

Soaring revenue attributed to Facebook’s dominance in mobile advertising
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European stocks reflect slide in US markets

Impact of the unexpected turns the US presidential campaign seems to be taking
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Oil prices fall after API report

Data shows a bigger build-up in crude stocks
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‘Tech cos know that with great size comes great...

Interview with Jeff Hauser on impact of tech companies overtaking defence industry and banks as top lobbyists in the US
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‘I believe we are in the perfect storm’

Interview with Marcus Dantus, founder and CEO of Startup Mexico
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Companies shifting R&D spending to software and...

PWC’s Strategy& study says there is a shift away from product-based offerings
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Tech companies beat banks in political lobbying...

Silicon Valley spend is double that of banks
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Brexit may change growth rate from 2.2% to 1.4%

UK companies to benefit from cut in corporation tax
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Brexit means Brexit, EU tells UK

EU voices impatience with a lack of clarity from UK PM on what she expects
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The real shopping season sales killer

Chargeback volumes can increase by as much as 50% during the holiday season
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UK Black Friday growth may surpass that of US

Global online retail analysis reveals rise in UK spending while US shoppers migrate to cyber Monday
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Autumn Statement is just what business needs

Chancellor Hammond is not about fancy initiatives, meddling too much or tweaking things for the sake of a good headline; he does something only...
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Italy to push for ties with Iran

Remains undaunted by Trump’s election as US president
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Trump plans to quit Pacific deal

But silent on Obamacare and building a wall along the border of US and Mexico
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Mexico’s central bank hikes interest rates

Rates have been raised to the highest since 2009
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Economy slows as Indians queue up at ATMs

As they wait to withdraw money or exchange old currency, people complain that government and banks were not prepared for the demonetisation exercise
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Emirates Islamic comes up with first green...

This applies to products on the Green Deal website
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The Italian referendum: What is really at stake

Implications for the country and for foreign investors
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53% of APEC business leaders plan to increase...

One third of CEOs expect new sources of revenue from digital data on connected devices
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Cracks within Europe over Trump

But, the UK is sitting tight as it appears to be benefiting from the overall uncertain environment
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Fed governor Daniel Tarullo hints at rate hike

One reason is the increase in core inflation
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Make the best of an India, US reset

India’s move to curb black money will impact the economy positively in the long run
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Why Japan posted unexpectedly strong Q3 growth

Increased exports accounted for the largest share of the output
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‘Waging a trade war would backfire on the USA’

Says Ifo Institute, a German think tank in its latest report
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The untapped potential in Islamic finance

Hurdles are the end consumers’ understanding of the system and their trust in the products
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IFM award ceremony in Singapore

IFM award ceremony in Singapore
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IFM award ceremony in Dubai

IFM award ceremony in Dubai
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Global Islamic finance body to standardise...

The new standard aims to address issues such as optimal board composition, fit and proper criteria of scholars, as well as enforceability of rulings
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deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank ,To offer Sharia compliant home finance to purchase property in the UK
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DP world launches Sukuk in LSE

Becomes the fourth Sukuk bond to have launched this year
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Non-banking financial companies leading the way...

An update on the status of Islamic finance in India
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Oman’s appetite for Islamic finance products is...

Islamic banking assets in the Gulf nation are projected to reach 10% of total banking assets by 2018
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The global route for Islamic banks

Revamping IT architecture will be transformative for Islamic banks in 2016
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No-interest finance and its benefits

Review of The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance (2014) by Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman
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Must read for aspiring Islamic banking...

Review of Islamic Capital Market, Equity and Sukuk (2014) by Dr. Muhammad Hanif, Associate Professor, FAST School of Management, Islamabad
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The treatment of qard in takaful

The operator plays an important role that the management of a conventional mutual does not in the event of a periodic deficit
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Islamic funds are not just an alternative

Their success is turning them into a source of competition for the conventional funds industry
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Need for standardised dispute resolution contracts

Case analysis of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhard v Azhar Osman & Other Cases
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Islamic finance is knocking on the doorsteps of...

The government has been taking the steps necessary to facilitate transactions in China and Hong Kong.
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GCC hampered by differences in Islamic finance...

The current state of and recommendations for Islamic Finance in the region
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An initiative to promote Islamic Finance

aafaq Islamic Finance signs MoU with University of Bolton’s Centre for Islamic Finance
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Shari’ah law cannot apply to a commercial...

A look into a case settled in 2004 in the England and Wales Court Of Appeal
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Islamic finance and the halal industry

There is great potential for correlation between the two
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