Maybank hired John Lee as its group chief risk officer this year in a bid to better embed risk management within the group at a time when Malaysia’s largest lender is rapidly expanding its businesses...
The global financial crisis may prove to be a blessing in disguise for Islamic structured products providers in Malaysia, as demand for low-risk, sharia-compliant products is outpacing demand for conventional...
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