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Qatar’s Islamic finance sector to get central regulation; profitability remains high

Qatar’s Islamic finance sector to get central regulation; profitability remains high

The Islamic finance sector in Qatar is moving towards a higher level: Efforts are underway to standardise and centralise the regulations for entire Islamic banking and finance industry ...

Islamic banks in Qatar post 8.5% profit growth in 2018: QCB governor

Islamic banks in Qatar post 8.5% profit growth in 2018: QCB governor

HE the Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani said Islamic finance plays a vital role within the financial and banking sector in the State of Qatar.

Fintech to help Qatar become Islamic finance hub: QFC

Fintech to help Qatar become Islamic finance hub: QFC

Fintech can enable Islamic finance to attract more customers, increase efficiency, reduce costs and offer a wider range of products, helping the sector become more competitive against conventional finance ...

Fintech becomes strong enabler for Islamic finance

Fintech becomes strong enabler for Islamic finance

Despite his advanced age of 93 years, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has a great understanding of modern technology.

$2tn global Islamic finance market is a key focus area: QFC

$2tn global Islamic finance market is a key focus area: QFC

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC) aims to serve the $2tn global Islamic finance market through three core geographies as Shariah-principled finance will progressively evolve ...

Minister calls for enhancing Islamic finance initiatives

Minister calls for enhancing Islamic finance initiatives

Qatar's Islamic lenders, which are the third largest contributor to the global growth in Shariah banking, ought to enhance its finance initiatives and work towards activating international partnerships ...

Qatar needs to develop regulatory framework to cement Islamic finance lead: QFC

Qatar needs to develop regulatory framework to cement Islamic finance lead: QFC

Qatar needs to reform interbank liquidity management to study leakages from Islamic banks through interbank finance as part of a strategic roadmap for Shariah finance ...

Qatar plans central Shariah committee for Islamic banks

Qatar plans central Shariah committee for Islamic banks

Qatar is planning to set up a central Shariah committee for Islamic banks to create consistency in Islamic finance, according to the country's central bank.

Interest in Islamic finance growing, says QCB Governor

Interest in Islamic finance growing, says QCB Governor

The Islamic finance industry has grown considerably over the past decade to become one of the fastest growing financial systems today, according to HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor ...

Qatar among 'best developed' ecosystem for Islamic finance

Qatar among 'best developed' ecosystem for Islamic finance

Qatar is among the ‘top 10 nations’ in the world with the “best developed ecosystem” for Islamic finance, a report showed and noted that the country’s Islamic market was worth nearly $73bn in 2015.