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15 Jan, 2020

IFE Lab Breaks New Ground in Islamic Finance

When the journey began to establish the first-of-its-kind research laboratory in Islamic financial engineering in 2013, little did the laboratory’s founders know that this was going to be a remarkable success story. That year, with the aim to bring together modern technology and the principles of Islamic Economics and Finance, a project was founded with( Read more )

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15 Jan, 2020

Islamic Finance Education Goes Global, Thanks to IRTI Online Program

Digital technologies have matured rapidly in recent years. The implication to education is significant in that access to knowledge has expanded tremendously. For institutions like the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), the opportunity to make impact is huge. As a premier research and training institute dedicated to knowledge creation and dissemination in Islamic Economics,( Read more )

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15 Jan, 2020

IRTI’s Pioneering Work Highlights How Islamic Social Finance Can Help End Poverty

Islamic Finance has steadily evolved over the last several decades with the spotlight shifting from Islamic commercial banking, insurance, investment funds and financial markets to Islamic social finance. However, the focus has often remained on the former, the for-profit segments of the Islamic economy. Studies and estimates for the Islamic financial services sector have traditionally( Read more )

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15 Jan, 2020

Unlocking the Transformative Power of Zakah for Financial Inclusion

Institutional development in the Islamic financial services industry has taken place at different levels where the Islamic banking sector continues to predominate in shaping the direction towards which the industry is heading. The Islamic financial industry, composed of four primary sectors, namely Islamic banking, Islamic capital market, takaful and re-takaful, and Islamic social finance, has( Read more )

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