Global banking giant HSBC has been present in Qatar since 1954 and has set a significant foothold in commercial and private banking in Qatar. Inside Investor sat down with HSBC Qatar's CEO Abdul Hakeem Mostafawi to hear more.
Brunei has still to fully develop its Islamic finance sector. There are great opportunities for foreign Islamic banking institutions to forge ties with the Brunei government and its banking institutions in pushing the business.
Barwa Bank, a fast growing young financial institution in Qatar, is taking the sector by storm. After having managed a lot of funding deals recently, the bank is in full swing to become a major player in the region.
Maybank's Islamic banking arm is expanding rapidly and encourages investors to take a look at their expertise. Inside Investor talked to Muzaffar Bin Hisham, CEO of Maybank Islamic and Head Islamic Banking Group.
Islamic institutions around the world should move past sukuk and build a unified platform that promotes the essence of Islamic finance – trading, said the head of Kuwait Finance House (KFH) in Malaysia.
CIMB Islamic is the global Islamic banking and finance arm of CIMB Group, a leading banking franchise in the ASEAN region, which makes it an interesting partner to look at for investors eyeing the region.