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The Banker's Top Islamic Financial Institutions – 2018

November 1, 2018

Islamic banks are doing well, especially in frontier states, with GCC dominance being challenged by previously underserved regions such as Africa and Asia. 

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Hani Salem Sonbol: Making Islamic Finance work for the greater good

September 3, 2018

The CEO of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation describes how the organisation uses Islamic finance to bring about social change.

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Mohammad Y Al-Hashel: Unlocking Islamic finance’s true potential

September 3, 2018

Islamic finance should have a wider global appeal, writes Kuwait's central bank governor.

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DP World CEO looks to the future of global trade

September 3, 2018

Global civilisation and prosperity has been built on trade. For this to continue we should expand infrastructure, embrace innovation and foster mutual respect and trust, says DP World CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.

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Where next for sustainable structured products?

July 2, 2018

Demand for investments – including structured products – linked to environmental, social and governance criteria is one of finance’s virtuous cycles. But, as Danielle Myles reports, a more sophisticated market comes with more challenges.

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Geopolitics creates unpredictable headwinds – again

July 2, 2018

The global political situation is inherently unstable, which means the global markets can never be entirely predictable. But should investors simply tune out the noise? David Wigan reports.

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Interest rates enter a new regime

July 2, 2018

Since 10-year treasuries broke through the 3% barrier earlier in 2018, there has been disagreement over how interest rates will move next. Danielle Myles analyses what the yield curve signals for investors and corporates, and how they can protect their portfolios and balance sheets.

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Making the most of a low-volatility environment

July 2, 2018

Markets are now quick to adjust to disruptive news, creating a consistent low-volatility environment that makes life difficult for both buy-side and sell-side dealers. Simon Boughey looks at how firms are making the most of the opportunities that remain.

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Loans retain their lustre in Nordic real estate market

May 1, 2018

While Nordic firms are using more bonds, and are keen to diversify their funding base, their preference for bank loans in the real estate sector shows little sign of waning, as Danielle Myles discovers.

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Fixed income: the next generation of funding

May 1, 2018

Nordic property firms’ affinity for the bond market has accelerated in recent years. Danielle Myles investigates why.

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