Tag: fintech

Bahrain’s WIBC summit draws top global banking giants

| 07/12/2017 | Reply
Bahrain’s WIBC summit draws top global banking giants

ALGO Bahrain – the world’s first Fintech Consortium of Islamic Banks to enable Islamic banks for the paradigm shift in the banking industry as a result of financial technology (Fintech) was launched at the event.

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UAE: Finocracy adds Ernst & Young heavyweight to accelerate FinTech agenda

| 19/09/2017 | Reply
UAE: Finocracy adds Ernst & Young heavyweight to accelerate FinTech agenda

A group of prominent investors led by Ashar Nazim have acquired a significant stake in Finocracy. Ashar was formerly senior partner and the global head of Islamic banking practice at EY.

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Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

| 12/02/2017 | Reply
Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

With the growing utilisation of fintech in the Islamic finance sector, the question arises what role digital currencies and blockchain technologies play in Shariah banking.

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