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UAE: Islamic finance bloc needed to boost Sharia-based investment

| 08/05/2011 | Reply
UAE: Islamic finance bloc needed to boost Sharia-based investment

Some have suggested that one of the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy countries, having historical commonwealth ties to the Muslim world, could be an anchor for a proposed grouping. For example, United Kingdom or France for the GCC or Maghreb, respectively, but to date nothing has materialised.

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Bursa Malaysia should work towards being the LSE for Islamic finance

| 23/04/2011 | Reply
Bursa Malaysia should work towards being the LSE for Islamic finance

Positioning “halal” as a new asset class with its launch pad in Malaysia created waves in all mainstream media after the WHF and has resonated in countries where the “halal” term may be on the way to become ‘google’. A seeded halal equity food fund launching off the SAMI index, the world’s first, is a good story for roadshows in, say, the GCC.

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US paves the way for Halal food index

| 17/04/2011 | Reply
US paves the way for Halal food index

When a US-based company collaborates with a prominent New York-based Islamic finance professional at a global firm to develop an index that tracks Halal food companies in 15 Muslim markets, where do they announce the product? The World Halal Forum in Malaysia.

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Cashing in On the Halal Food Industry

| 14/04/2011 | Reply
Cashing in On the Halal Food Industry

Thomson Reuters and Ideals ratings announced the launch of the world’s first halal food indices, called SAMI (Socially Acceptably Market Investments) Halal Food Index and SAMI Halal Participation Index in Malaysia.

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World’s first Halal food index launched

| 13/04/2011 | Reply
World’s first Halal food index launched

Move paves way for halal industry to become asset class Published Wednesday, April 13, 2011 The halal food industry has now become an asset class within the investment community with the launch of the world’s first halal food indices, called SAMI (Socially Acceptably Market Investments) Halal Food Index and SAMI Halal Participation Index. The formal […]

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Industry lacks interaction with Halal food business

| 11/04/2011 | Reply
Industry lacks interaction with Halal food business

The connectivity should be natural given that they are supposedly both part of the Halal Activities Paradigm, of which finance and food are but two trillion-plus dollar components.

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