Do panic moves by central banks ever work?

A surprise interest rate hike by the Russian central bank late Monday night left analysts debating whether such "panicked" moves by officials have any genuine impact.


The important role of sukuk in the Basel III era

The implementation of Basel III rules has created several challenges to Islamic financial institutions (IFIs) especially with regards to capital adequacy and liquidity requirements


DIFC Authority announces enactment of DIFC netting law

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority announced today that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, has enacted the Netting Law, DIFC Law No. 2 of 2014.


DIFC hosts Hong Kong delegation

The Dubai Financial Services Authority has hosted a delegation of government, financial and business leaders from Hong Kong.


Basel III standards are probed

Bahrain-based General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions, a global umbrella organisation for Islamic financial institutions, held an in-focus session on Basel III and Islamic banks during the 21st World Islamic Banking Conference