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This week on IslamicMarkets Briefing, we cover: 
🇮🇩 Indonesia’s Shariah venture capital scheme 

💉 Global Halal nutraceuticals and vaccines market  

🇹🇷 Turkey's Islamic finance and banking sector 
On Expert Talks, we hear from industry leaders on how Shariah investing can support a sustainable and inclusive post-Covid recovery. 

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🇳🇬 IsDB’s development of Agro-Processing zones in Nigeria 

🇲🇾 Sustainability Sukuk in Malaysia 
On Expert Talks, we hear from Dr Irum Saba, Associate Professor & Program Director at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi on Islamic Finance in Pakistan: Landscape and Outlook. 

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This week on IslamicMarkets Briefing, we cover: 
🇮🇩 The Indonesian Ulema Council fatwa on cryptocurrencies

🕌 Malaysia’s Zakat Collection Centre’s fund raising targets for end-2021

🏦 Several Bahraini Islamic banks’ financial results 
On Expert Talks, we hear from Blake Goud, CEO of the RFI Foundation on Sustainability and Climate Change: 2021 in Review. 

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This week on IslamicMarkets Briefing, we cover:

🇴🇲 Crowdfunding in Oman

🇩🇿 Takaful development in Algeria

🇧🇳 Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam appoints its first female CEO

On Expert Talks, we hear from Aamir Husain Khan, Director Financial Institutions Development at Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) on Private Equity and Impact Finance in OIC Countries.

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🗓 Succession planning important for Muslim HNWIs

🕌 Demand for Halal-certified products by non-Muslims

🇲🇾 Malaysia’s carbon trading market to be made Shariah-compliant

🇲🇦 Morocco to launch first Takaful business branches

On Expert Talks, we hear from Mujtaba Khalid, Head of Islamic Finance Center at BIBF and Member Board of Trustees of The Waqf Fund under the Central Bank of Bahrain, on Waqf Developments, Digitalisation and Impact.

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🏛 The Bank of England’s Alternative Liquidity Facility

🌍 Fitch’s outlook for Islamic banks in the GCC

🇧🇷 Brazil’s ambitions for its Halal exports

On Expert Talks, we hear from Dr Rizwan Malik, Head of Standards Implementation and Strategic Developments at AAOIFI, on Maqasid Al Shariah, Ethics and Governance: Convergence and Integration.

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🇱🇺 Islamic Mutual Funds in Luxembourg

🇲🇾 Halal industry developments in Malaysia

🌏 The Impact of UNHCR's Refugee Zakat Fund

🇴🇲 Islamic banking assets in Oman

On Expert Talks, we hear from Dr. Mohammed R. Kroessin, Head of Islamic Microfinance at Islamic Relief Worldwide on The Role of Islamic Microfinance in Promoting Financial and Social Inclusion.

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This week on IslamicMarkets, we cover:  
🇪🇬 Egypt prepares for its debut Sukuk issuance in the Islamic finance market

🇬🇧 Islamic Finance Council UK announces latest guidance note for IFIs reporting

🇷🇺 Russia’s biggest lender spots greater role for Islamic finance in 2022

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💰 Cryptocurrency Assets in Spotlight

Mufti Faraz Adam, Executive Director at Amanah Advisors explains the Shariah views on buying and investing in cryptocurrencies. 

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What’s trending on IslamicMarkets:

🇪🇬 The joint arrangement of a USD 3 billion loan for Egypt’s green and Islamic financing

🇮🇷 The Iranian authorities allowing the use of cryptocurrencies for international settlements

🇸🇦 The demand for Saudi National Bank’s debut sustainable Sukuk

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👤 On Expert Talks:

Taoufik Lachheb, Managing Director at Islamic Bank of Mauritania (BIM), shares his outlook on Islamic Finance in Mauritania: Potential and Challenges.

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Top market updates right now:

🇪🇬 ITFC's approval of USD 2.6 billion financing for Egypt’s economic developments

🇲🇾 The launch of BNM’s Financial Sector Blueprint 2022-2026 to support Malaysia’s economic growth

🇹🇷 Turkey's plans to inject USD 3.8 billion into three state banks

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This month's Trailblazer is Ashar Nazim, Group CEO at Aion Digital. He's an ex-Partner at EY Consulting and Global Head of Islamic Banking practice.

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IslamicMarkets is working on an industry initiative that aims to assess Islamic Finance and Halal market awareness on Sustainability and ESG.

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🇧🇭 Al Salam Bank records USD 56.7 million in net profit in 2021  

🇰🇼 Central Bank of Kuwait supports the establishment of digital banks in the country 

🇬🇧 Nester lobbies UK tax authority to change tax rules to accommodate P2P lending and launch of IFISA  

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This month’s Trailblazer is Kerim Ture, the Founder, Managing Partner & CEO of Modanisa, the world's first, multi-brand fashion retail site that serves women who follow fashion & modest dressing codes. 

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🌙 Ramadan Mubarak to you and your loved ones, from all of us at IslamicMarkets.

Trending on IslamicMarkets:

💰 Sukuk offerings see record year start globally on the back of 40% increase in oil prices

🇲🇾 Securities Commission Malaysia introduces Shariah Screening Assessment Toolkit to strengthen Islamic capital market

🌏 Asian banks need to improve how they track and disclose financed emissions risks

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📃 Maybank Islamic Global Connect Forum Report 2022 

Top market updates:

🇵🇰 Meezan Bank and BSEPL close USD 5.4 million syndicated Islamic finance facility for solar power project in Pakistan

🌍 Global Islamic Fund for Refugees set for launch by UNHCR and IsDB’s Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development

🇶🇦 QIC and QInvest LLC collaborate to create new national Islamic asset management company

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