Islamic banks look to the future for financial inclusion

The onset of digital banking has transformed financial access, and nowhere is this more important than underserved Islamic markets struggling with financial inclusion. This month, we take a look at how Shariah compliant institutions in Indonesia are leveraging digital techniques to improve

Digital innovations push Islamic banks ahead

Shariah compliant banks are well known for being first movers on the digital front. Often younger, quicker and more agile than their more ponderous conventional competitors, Islamic institutions have acclimatized well to the new drive for fintech solutions – and a growing

Eye on Malaysia: Islamic banks drive retail growth

Malaysia is well-known for its strong Islamic banking proposition and supportive regulatory climate – and in 2018 the retail proposition is going from strength to strength as new banks convert to Shariah compliance, existing banks step up their game and consumer sentiment

Islamic auto finance: Picking up speed

Major car manufacturers are recognizing the global power of the Muslim dollar, and jockeying to sign up with financing firms to provide exclusively Shariah compliant solutions to their clients in Islamic markets. This trend could benefit corporates, providing competitive deals and flexible

Buying business property – the Islamic way

Property finance is one of the most popular forms of Shariah compliant transaction, and the sector has evolved into a sophisticated market that offers corporates a wide range of attractive options when it comes to funding corporate real estate acquisition. There are

Takaful: A persuasive path to Islamic insurance

Insurance is an essential acquisition for corporates – whether to protect your property, your assets, your equipment or your employees. But why choose an Islamic policy over the conventional option – and what benefits can Shariah compliant insurance bring to your business?

Branchless banking: A digital revolution

Branchless banking is big news – in fact, it could be our financial future. Driven by the mass penetration of mobile phones and the evolving transactional needs of an ever-changing client base, Islamic banks have embraced the concept with multiple institutions now