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HDC collaborates with AUSTRADE to organise World Halal Business Conference Circuit 2022 in Melbourne
Halal Development Corporation Bhd (HDC) is collaborating with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (AUSTRADE) to host and organise the World Halal Business Conference Circuit 2022 in Melbourne, Australia in June.
22 Feb 2022Read more
Manulife launches Shariah fund to capture growth opportunity in China, India
Manulife Investment Management (M) Bhd has launched its new Manulife Shariah PRS-Golden Asia Fund, a non-core fund targetting Private Retirement Scheme (PRS) investors, which will invest in a portfolio of Islamic collective investment schemes (CIS).
22 Feb 2022Read more
ESG compliance vital for Malaysia to navigate challenges beyond 2022
Advocating environmental, social and governance (ESG) is seen as the key resolutions for industries across the board even though small firms are still at the infancy level of the implementation, while the larger ones are catching up fast with some are already standing side by side with global companies.
21 Feb 2022Read more
Bursa chairman: Companies that ignore ESG will be deprived of equity, debt financing
Companies that choose to ignore sustainability/environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their business will not be sustainable as they will be deprived of both equity and debt financing to fund their projects.
18 Feb 2022Read more
Malaysia’s Freya Capital signed MoU with the UAE’s National Bonds to support the Islamic Finance Industry
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between National Bonds Corporation of UAE (National Bonds) and Freya Capital Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (Freya), the alliance will take this state of the art Sharia-compliant solutions to the new frontiers.
17 Feb 2022Read more
Sharp Takaful Growth in Malaysia, Pressure on Profitability
The Malaysian takaful industry’s sound contribution growth has been led by family takaful, rising by 46.7% in 1H21 (2020: 7.08%). General takaful grew by 13.5% in the same period (2020: 4.61%). The sharp growth in contributions was propelled by a boost in public awareness of takaful products, supportive government initiatives, easing of Covid-19 movement restrictions and a recovering economy, Fitch Ratings says in new report.
16 Feb 2022Read more
MAFI to launch agrofood insurance and takaful scheme in Q2 2022
The agrofood insurance and takaful scheme, which among others provides income protection to farmers whose crops are damaged due to natural disasters or diseases, will be launched in the second quarter of this year, said Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee.
14 Feb 2022Read more