MIFC Epicentre December 2014 / Safar 1436H
 
As the Islamic finance industry evolves into a strategic financial segment to many economies, the harmonisation of global Islamic finance standards will give impetus to key areas of global growth. Streamlining can enable Islamic finance institutions to compete more effectively with their conventional counterparts by encouraging more cross-border transactions, improve the competitiveness of Islamic finance vis-à-vis the conventional financial sector, facilitate product innovation in cross-border products and set the stage for a more cohesive and sustainable Islamic financial industry in the future as a mainstream player in the global financial landscape.
   
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:
SC-OCIS Scholar in Residence Programme in Islamic Finance at the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies for Academic year 2015/16
Securities Commission Malaysia and the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies have opened nominations for the fourth Visiting Fellowship at OCIS under the Scholar in Residence Programme in Islamic Finance for the academic year commencing October 2015.
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Updated List of Shariah-compliant Securities by SC's Shariah Advisory Council
The Securities Commission Malaysia released an updated list of Shariah-compliant securities approved by its Shariah Advisory Council. The updated list, which takes effect on 28 November 2014, features a total of 673 Shariah-compliant securities. These counters constitute 74 percent of the total 905 listed securities on Bursa Malaysia.
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