Islamic leasing expands into new markets

Leasing, or Ijarah, is one of the most common concepts in the Islamic finance armory. Used in a wide variety of applications from Sukuk structures to home financing loans, from mutual funds to bank financing, the contract is both popular and easily

Malaysian Islamic banks offer clear advantage over conventional competitors

Domestic Islamic financing growth in Malaysia is outpacing the conventional market, driven by a regulatory push to make Islamic banks more competitive in the global marketplace. Decades of government support have given Islamic banks an edge over their conventional peers – making