Sunday 02, October 2011   |   The Authoritative Voice of Islamic Finance

Opening Windows

  • 20  Arabian might
  • 22  Chinese fortune?
  • 24  Back to life
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Raoul Silva of United Investment Bank

United Investment Bank arrived in the UAE in May 2011. CEO Raoul Silva talks about the Islamic window the bank is opening in the DIFC.

Arabian might

Saudi Arabia is proving to be the exception to the global slowdown in the Takaful market. However, when it comes to regulation it appears to be as disadvantaged as the rest of the GCC.

Chinese fortune?

Hong Kong has been enthusing about Islamic finance as early as 2008, but what progress has been made?

Back to life

After limping out of the financial crisis in seriously bad shape, the Islamic investment banking sector now seems set for a revival.