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Low rate ‘to ease impact of VAT on UAE firms’

The introduction of value-added tax (VAT) in the UAE may intensify the cost of doing business in the country, but the anticipated low rate of 5 per cent should mitigate this, according to industry experts. What will help businesse

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Summit focus on Islamic finance in EMs

How Islamic finance can support integrated reporting in emerging economies to expand responsible investment flows will be the focus of an upcoming summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Responsible Finance Summit -- hosted by Bank

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Saudi Electricity inks $667m Islamic finance deal

Saudi Electricity said on Wednesday it had signed the riyal-denominated tranche of a murabaha credit facility worth up to 2.5 billion riyals ($666.8 million). It said in the bourse statement the other tranche would be denominated

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Grant Thornton names Islamic finance head

Grant Thornton, an independent assurance, tax and advisory firm, has appointed Samer Hijazi as a Partner and head of Islamic Finance to lead the Abu Dhabi practice.   Previous to joining Grant Thornton, Hijazi wo

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Global Sharia-compliant assets reach $1trn

An estimated $1 trillion worth of additional Sharia-compliant assets are scattered across segments like small savers, affluent wealth management, pension and retirement plans, Awqaf, infrastructure and trade finance, a top industry thinker has s

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Impact of oil prices on Islamic finance probed

Oil prices, one of the biggest macro forces affecting the growth and development of Islamic finance, were a critical discussion point on the final day of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC). Wall Street investment banker D

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Impact of oil prices on Islamic finance probed

Oil prices, one of the biggest macro forces affecting the growth and development of Islamic finance, were a critical discussion point on the final day of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC). Wall Street investment banker D

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Bahrain tops GCC in Islamic finance development

Bahrain has maintained its global second position globally, according to the Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI) 2015 report launched at the ongoing World Islamic Banking Conference in the kingdom. Thomson Reuters, a glob

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Islamic finance ‘can boost economic growth’

Islamic finance has the potential to contribute to higher and more inclusive economic growth by increasing access to banking services, said Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director. Islamic finance has also shown its value in infr

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QInvest completes $200m Islamic loan

QInvest, a leading investment group in Qatar and a top Islamic financial institution, has announced completion of its debut $200 million five year syndicated facility. The facility is in line with the bank’s funding diversif

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