Tuesday 08, May 2012   |   The Authoritative Voice of Islamic Finance

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  • 12  Talking Takaful
  • 20  Saudi Arabia’s Insurance Market Adapts…
  • 40  Strong start to 2012
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Hussain AlQemzi, GCEO, Noor Investment Group and CEO, Noor Islamic Bank

Hussain AlQemzi, GCEO of NoorInvestment Group and CEO ofNoor Islamic Bank, believes that greater cooperation, rather than competition, between the Middle East’s Islamic financial institutions is necessary if Islamic finance is to provide a real alternative to the conventional, international banks operating in the region.

Talking Takaful

Drama, debate and discussion from the seventh World Takaful Conference (WTC) in Dubai.

Saudi Arabia’s Insurance Market Adapts to Dramatic Change

The introduction of compulsory health insurance for non-Saudi nationals, combined with the large expatriate community in Saudi Arabia, has been the key catalyst for growth in recent years.

Strong start to 2012

Sukuk issuances in the first quarter of the year doubled to reach record $43 billion worldwide – nearly half of the issuance in the whole of 2011, with Saudi Arabia and Malaysia taking the lead.