Opalesque Islamic Finance Briefing 11. Aug 2010

– Muslims may soon set their clocks to Makkah Mean Time
– Lebuhraya, Malaysia Airports plan sales: Islamic bond alert
– Asian growth attracts Shariah banks from Gulf
– Experts back introduction of Islamic banking in Nigeria
– Bangladesh: Popularity of Islamic banking
– Maybank Islamic takes Kliff award for third time
– GFH gets $100 mln loan extended, shares rise
– ADIB, Etihad Airways launch co-branded cards
– Fitch: Emirates NBD remains on rating watch negative
– Investments setback for Dubai bank
– Peugeot distributor Nasim and KFH collaborate to provide Islamic auto financing
– Al Baraka Bank Syria goes live with iMAL to support its volume growth and allow for faster ROI
– Meezan Islamic Fund ranked 5- Star
– Islamic finance courses to start at University of Bedfordshire
– U.S. underwrites fundraising tour for Islamic shrine at Ground Zero

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