Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) Governor Rasheed Al Maraj has made a renewed call to Bahraini Islamic banks to merge or acquire other institutions.
In his keynote address at the opening of the 22nd annual World Islamic Banking Confe
The upcoming 22nd Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) in Bahrain, the leading event for the Islamic finance industry, has announced the nominees for the WIBC Performance Awards.
The Awards recognize the top Islamic fina
A positive outcome for Islamic banks in a ‘new normal’ of low oil prices is that they enter with low rates of non-performing loans, high liquidity, high capital levels and simple balance sheets with mostly Tier 1 capital overall, a r
Manjiang Cheng, chief economist of Bank of China International (BOCI), will speak on China’s economic trajectory and its impact on Islamic economies and financial markets at the upcoming World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) in Bahrain.
Islamic finance assets had an estimated value of $1.8 trillion in 2014 and are expected to almost double by 2020 to reach $3.2 trillion, as per to ICD Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Development Indicator.
Thomson Reuters, the wor
The GCC Islamic banking profit pool crossed $12 billion mark for the first time in 2014 with expectations that the sector will continue to grow amid regional economic uncertainty, a report said.
Nine core markets are currently the
The 21st annual edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2014) opened in Bahrain today (December 2) with attendance from over 1,300 industry leaders from over 50 countries representing over 300 organisations.
While Islamic banking will keep on growing, it needs more concerted action at the inter-governmental and industry level, Standard Chartered Saadiq Malaysia chief executive and global head of consumer banking Wasim Saifi said.
More than 1,300 industry leaders from over 50 countries will join over 100 international speakers in Bahrain at the 20th anniversary special edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2013) set to open tomorrow (December 3).
Tawasul Telecom, a leading provider of MPLS networking services in the region, announced today its sponsorship of the upcoming 20th anniversary special edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2013) in Bahrain.