Our research and analysis on Islamic Banking
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Islamic Banking.
Are global banks dead or just refocusing on home markets?
Date: Nov 12, 2012 | Author: Baron Laudermilk
Juultje van der Wijk, global head of trade finance services at ING Group, feels that banks will focus on their home markets and areas where they have a strong foothold.
BIBD capitalises on regulatory enhancements to capture retail banking market share
Date: Nov 01, 2012 | Author: Durva Lakhlani
BIBD’s transformation from a gun and barrel bank to a modern retail financial services institution have seen the bank yield increasingly positive results.
Islamic banking finds high growth in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia
Date: Oct 12, 2012 | Author: Alice Yang
A combination of strong GDP growth and heightened domestic demand make Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia key to future HSBC Islamic banking plans.
Why size matters in capturing growing Asian wealth
Date: Jun 06, 2012 | Author: Shayne Nelson
Shayne Nelson, global head of high value client coverage and CEO, Standard Chartered Private Bank, explains why bigger private banks stand a better chance at capturing a slice of the Asian wealth management market.
Closing the gap: The next big step for Islamic banking
Date: Apr 25, 2012 | Author: Wasim Saifi
Wasim Saifi, global head of consumer banking at Standard Chartered Saadiq, feels that increased competition, continued attractiveness, and greater regulatory support, will contribute to keep Islamic banking growing.
Stronger regulatory frameworks needed to globalise Islamic finance
Date: Nov 23, 2011 | Author: Editorial
Speech by Rasheed Al-Maraj, governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain and incoming chairman of the Islamic Financial Services Board, outlines the benefits and pitfalls of financial internationalisation.
Islamic dim sum bonds must overcome structuring issues to take off
Date: Nov 18, 2011 | Author: Wong Wei Han
The launch of Khazanah Nasional’s renminbi-denominated Sukuk in Hong Kong is the latest innovation for the offshore renminbi markets, but structuring issues cast doubt on its further development.
In an exclusive video interview, Mark Tucker, group CEO of AIA, discusses rebuilding the agency network, the importance of distribution channels, investments, and their relationship with banks.