Exchange-traded fund (ETF) volumes have grown dramatically in Asia in the past couple of years as investors have used them to access new markets and underlyings. Now Islamic ETFs are being readied to...
Bookrunners: Barclays Capital, CIMB Islamic Bank, HSBC
Globally, big derivatives dealers are making wholesale changes to their pricing practices, and the Middle East is no exception. Clients are also becoming more sophisticated, according to Risk’s first...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Bank Negara Malaysia governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz says she hopes International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation will open for business by June
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Islamic finance needs to improve on a risk-return basis and offer a wider choice of offerings if it wants to reach more conventional retail and institutional investors, according to Tai Boon Leong, executive director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore....
HSBC has appointed William Ross as its co-head of Islamic finance. The new role is in addition to his existing responsibilities as head of the bank’s financing solutions group for Asia-Pacific. Ross will continue to be based in Hong Kong, and will...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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