Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference
Commentary: Accelerating Islamic finance growth
By Mohamed Damak in Dubai
Total Islamic finance assets increased by only around 2% in 2018, compared with 10% in 2017. The market is unlikely to fare much better in the next two years in the light of geopolitical volatility and fluctuating oil prices.
The growth of banking assets has slowed in almost all core Islamic finance markets. However, there are three potential accelerators that could see the return of strong growth in the industry: inclusive standardisation, financial technology, and environmental, social and governance opportunities.
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Meeting: Navigating the challenges of climate change, politics and low interest rates
Wednesday 28 August, Frankfurt, 11:30 CEST
The DZ BANK-OMFIF international capital markets conference will bring together leading policy-makers, financial experts and industry representatives to discuss political and macroeconomic developments in Europe and beyond. The meeting will cover key challenges for capital markets, the future of regulation and the impact on the financial sector of climate change, trade wars and digitalisation.
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