The USAID's microlinks highlights the development of Shari'ah-compliant microfinance to meet client demands in Afghanistan. The note has a link to a prior note also on the Islamic microfinance program run under the ARIES program as well as information from USAID's FIELD group.
Singapore-based Overseas Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) and HSBC received licenses to open Islamic banking subsidiaries in Malaysia.
Islamic finance is losing its share of GCC area project finance.
The IFSB released a compilation of prudential and structural Islamic finance indicators.