Friday, January 22, 2021

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Central Bank of Iran paves way for Islamic e-micropayments

Following months of consultation and groundwork, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has finally...

Islamic social cryptos underway as part of Malaysian–Singaporean partnership

Singapore-headquartered Algorand and Kuala Lumpur-based IBF Net will be joining forces to engineer and...

Islamic fintech and digitization – integral part of Indonesia’s 2021-25 masterplan

The Indonesian financial regulator is preparing to engineer a holistic Islamic financial product ecosystem...

Open banking and debt crowdfunding: Saudi takes action

The Central Bank of Saudi Arabia (SAMA) has finalized regulations for debt crowdfunding activities...

Indonesian Islamic P2P start-up secures US$20 million series A round from healthcare impact fund

Indonesia may be grappling with the economic fallout of a ferocious pandemic, but for...

City Bank executes blockchain Islamic trade finance deal

City Bank, in partnership with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), has executed...

Yielders initiates management reshuffling

The UK’s first regulated Islamic crowdfunding platform has overhauled its management lineup with its...

Indonesia embraces securities crowdfunding as it turns to tech to develop capital markets

Starting 2021 on a productive note, the Indonesian Financial Services Authority, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan...

Malaysia one step closer to Islamic digital bank dream

Joining its regional peers, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has finally entered the challenger banking...

Fintech start-ups new opportunity for commodity Murabahah broker as transaction volume from banks dips

Commodity Murabahah business from traditional Islamic financial institutions may have taken a hit due...