MIFC Epicentre November 2014 / Muharram 1436H
 
Shariah-compliant specialised investment products, such as Islamic REITs, Islamic ETFs, awqaf investments, Islamic private equities, Islamic venture capital and Islamic crowd-funding are finding favour with investors seeking ethically sound, well-grounded and sustainable investment options.
   
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:
Opening Address by His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah at KLIFF 2014 - Islamic Finance: Maturing Towards a Sustainable and Globalised Market
Islamic finance is fast becoming mainstream global finance. The key to the establishment a sustainable Islamic finance marketplace is not to look back at the mountains that have been crossed, but to prepare ourselves to cross those that lie ahead.
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INCEIF and CIMB Islamic Set Up Research Centre for Islamic Banking Studies
INCEIF – The Global University of Islamic Finance and CIMB Islamic Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a collaborative framework towards establishing a research centre for Islamic banking studies.
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SCA and SIDC Sign MoU on Training, Research and Sharing of Experience
The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) and the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) of Malaysia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost joint cooperation in orientation and training programs.
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The Emirates Institute for Banking and Finance Studies Signs MoA with IBFIM on Collaborations in the Development and Offering of Training Programs
The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the leading Institute for Islamic banking and finance in Malaysia, IBFIM to undertake collaborations in the development and offering of training programs, including the teaching and learning process, undertaken by the two leading institutions in the field of Islamic finance education and training.
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Maybank Asset Management Enters into a Collaboration Agreement with Hong Kong-based Bosera Asset Management (International) 
Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad entered into a Collaboration Agreement with Hong Kong-based Bosera Asset Management (International) Co., Limited at the inaugural annual 10th World Islamic Economic Forum. This mutually beneficial partnership is to reinforce the advancement of the ASEAN-Greater China Strategic Partnership.
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Maybank Asset Management Unveils Debut US Dollar Denominated Sukuk Fund
Maybank Asset Management, launched Maybank Global Sukuk Fund, their maiden global sukuk product denominated in US Dollars. This move is aligned to Maybank AM’s strategic efforts to provide Islamic investment solutions to meet the growing needs of investors.
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Maybank Islamic Announces RM20 Million WAQF Fund
Maybank Islamic Berhad has announced a collaboration with Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (MAIWP) for a high impact initiative, which is set to make it the prime catalyst in developing and broadening the horizon of Waqf.
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