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In this month’s epicentre, in addition to the round-up of exciting news in the world of Islamic finance, the MIFC Team produced an infographic on Value Based Intermediation (VBI). VBI is a new concept of intermediation function aims to re-orient Islamic finance business models towards realising the objectives of Shariah that generate positive and sustainable impact to the economy, community and environment through practices, processes, offerings and conduct. 

The MIFC Team

 
Key Facts on Value Based Intermediation
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Report

Global sovereign sukuk issuance to recover in 2019  

Moody's in its recent report highlighted that global sovereign and supranational sukuk issuance will recover in 2019 and surpass its record-high volumes by 2020 - and possibly sooner - if oil prices remain moderate.
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Report

8 Things To Know about Ethis Islamic Crowdfunding for Social Housing

In the second edition of report by Ethis Islamic Crowdfunding, its shares 8 key facts about Islamic crowdfunding for social housing. Islamic crowdfunding is an emerging model that utilizes digital platforms to raise funds for specific companies, projects or campaigns based on Shariah principles and structures. 
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News

More firms turn to Islamic finance for development projects

A growing number of organisations from outside the Middle East region are turning to Islamic finance and in particular to sukuk instruments to raise funds for infrastructure and development projects.
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News

Malaysia set to attract more demand for sukuk

Bond and Sukuk Information Exchange (BIX Malaysia) claimed that Malaysia as the world's biggest sukuk issuer is ready to attract more demand for Shariah-compliant bond worldwide.
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News

Identifying Growth Opportunities In Islamic Finance

Islamic finance is available in 56 countries through 1,389 sharia-compliant companies that have total assets under management (AUM) of USD2.4 trillion, according to a study from Thomson Reuters. 
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News
Common standards needed to globalise Islamic finance
International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) executive director Professor Dr Mohammad Akram Laldin said that Malaysia supports the initiative to have common standards with other financial hubs to instil confidence in Islamic finance.
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Islamic Finance Library
Calendar of Events
March 2019:

6-7:
Accounting And Reporting For Islamic Financial Institutions
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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13-14:
Drafting Legal Documentation For Islamic Financing
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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