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Ufuk Uyan

KTPB looks to the future

October 15, 2021

The chief executive of Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank on its new digital initiatives and the outlook for Islamic banking in Turkey.

Kuwait watershed

A watershed moment for digital Islamic finance?

September 6, 2021

A new initiative allows Kuwaiti investors access to the banking sector in the UK in a way that is completely sharia-compliant.

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Asian Islamic finance plugs into fintech future

May 19, 2021

Asia’s Muslim population is held back by the lack of faith-based financial services.

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Islamic finance in Indonesia at a tipping point

May 12, 2021

Sharia-compliant lending made up 7% of Indonesia’s banking industry last year, but new initiatives should boost the sector.

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The Banker’s top Islamic GCC Banks ranking

March 1, 2021

The Gulf region is powering global growth in Islamic finance, as The Banker's latest ranking shows. 

Yasmeen-Al-Sharaf

Bahrain central bank backs fintechs to boost FDI

March 1, 2021

Bahrain is leading the Gulf states' charge to boost digital financial services.

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Top Islamic Financial Institutions 2020

November 2, 2020

The Banker’s 2020 Top Islamic Financial Institutions ranking illustrates the ongoing growth trajectory of the industry globally. 

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Crossroads: where sharia financing meets ESG

June 29, 2020

Tenets of Islamic finance have similar aims to ESG investing and crossover is growing.

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Al Rayan Bank: Islamic finance has key role in ESG boom

June 10, 2020

More than a third of bank’s customers not from Muslim faith, says Al Rayan CEO Peter Horton.

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The Banker's Top Islamic GCC Banks ranking 2020: Saudis dominate a healthy picture

March 4, 2020

The Banker's Top Islamic GCC Banks ranking shows that despite uncertainty over the future of oil revenues, the region's Islamic banks continue to chalk up impressive numbers. 

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