Compliance levels grow at astounding rates

November 5, 2007

The Top 15 countries in the world by sharia-compliant assets (SCAs) are determined not only by the size of each country’s financial sector but also the degree to which it is sharia compliant.

GCC region holds biggest slice of sharia assets pie

November 5, 2007

The Top 500 Islamic financial institutions in the world have amassed sharia-compliant assets of $500.5bn according to The Banker’s first comprehensive listing of the Islamic finance industry.

Worldwide partnership

November 5, 2007

Long-term viability and sustainability will come from increased interoperation between sharia-compliant financial institutions throughout the world, says Joe DiVanna.

From emergence to innovation

November 5, 2007

Islamic finance has established solid roots in the Gulf states, Malaysia and Indonesia and is set for a roll-out to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, with all the challenges that this entails. 

CELENT STUDY: MOBILE BANKING VENDORS TACKLING THE TECHNOLOGY-DISTRIBUTION TRADE-OFF

November 5, 2007

Celent study looks at mobile banking vendors while IFAD & IADB examines the burgeoning remittance market.

COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (CED): REDUCING RISKS FROMGLOBAL IMBALANCES

October 1, 2007

Committee for Economic Development highlights global imbalances while S&P scrutinises corporate default trends.

AITE GROUP: SMALL-BUSINESS STRATEGIES OF THE 30 LARGEST US BANKS

September 3, 2007

Aite Group reports on US banks’ small business strategies while the Microfinance Information Exchange unveils benchmarks.

MERRILL LYNCH & CAPGEMINI: 11th WORLD WEALTH REPORT

August 1, 2007

Wealth Report analyses rise of the HNWIs and KPMG Forensic reports on the rise in anti-money laundering costs.

FITCH RATINGS BANK STUDY: TRANSITION AND FAILURE 1990-2006

July 2, 2007

Fitch finds banks are more likely to fail than to default; and S&P outlines its approach to risk-adjusted capital analysis.

IIF REPORT: ASIAN REGIONAL ECONOMIC OVERVIEW

June 4, 2007

IIF suggests Asian growth has peaked while an EFMA report assesses the international domination of the CEE region.

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