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COUNTRY RISK REPORT ALONG THE BELT AND ROAD (2022)

IIRA Assigns Initial Ratings to Iraqi Islamic Bank for Investment and Development

IIRA Maintains Ratings of ABC Islamic, Bahrain

IIRA Assigns Fiduciary Ratings to Libyan Islamic Bank, as the first bank to be rated in Libya

IIRA Reaffirms Dubai Islamic Bank’s ratings while upgrading Sharia Governance Score

IIRA Reaffirms Ratings of Jordan Islamic Bank

IIRA Maintains Takaful Financial Strength Rating of the Islamic Insurance Company while Uplifting the Outlook to Positive

IIRA Concludes the Re-assessment of Al Baraka Bank Syria

IIRA Assigns Initial Ratings to International Islamic Bank

IIRA revises Trust Bank’s Ratings

IIRA reaffirms SCFR ratings of Faysal Bank Limited, Pakistan, following complete conversion

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SOCIAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION SCOPE AND INDICATORS

A third party assessment of the impact created by a Social Service Provider (‘SSP’ or ‘programme’) ...

SUPRNATIONAL ENTITIES – CONCEPT NOTE ON NOTCHING CRITERIA

In this document, IIRA has laid down specific factors that apply to supranational entities ...

SHARI’AH COMPLIANCE AND FIDUCIARY RATING

The Shari’ah Compliance and Fiduciary Rating aims to provide information and independentassessment ...

FIDUCIARY METHODOLOGY

The evolution of Islamic Finance as a parallel to conventional finance has gained significant ...

SOVEREIGN RATING POLICY AND METHODOLOGY

IIRA’s sovereign rating methodology has been outlined to provide clarity on the economic and social dimensions typically involved ...

CREDIT RATING METHODOLOGY FOR COMMERCIAL BANKS

IIRA’s rating framework for commercial banks comprises three broad areas of analysis ...

TAKAFUL RATING

Over the years, insurance had evolved on the “risk-sharing” concept (based on mutuality) ...

INDUSTRIAL CORPORATES RATING METHODOLOGY

Credit ratings inculcate transparency and invite investor confidence as they are a third party ...

NEW FRONTIERS IN ISLAMIC FINANCE

This article was first published in IFN Volume 21 Issue 1 dated the 3rd January 2024 ...

ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL RATING AGENCY (IIRA) SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH LIBYAN CAPITAL MARKET AUTHORITY (LCMA)

Libyan

Manama, March 23, 2022 – The Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA) and Libyan Capital Market Authority (LCMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ...

Ratings Islamic Banks in Iraq

Iraq

IIRA set to provide ratings to Islamic Banks in Iraq ...

IIRA’S SUBSIDIARY IN TURKEY – NIS, OBTAINS LICENSE AS AN AUTHORIZED CREDIT RATING AGENCY FROM THE CAPITAL MARKETS BOARD OF TURKEY

Turkey

IIRA’s Subsidiary in Turkey – NIS, Obtains License as an Authorized Credit Rating Agency from the Capital Markets Board of Turkey...

IIRA to Operate as a licensed Credit Rating agency in the sultanate of Oman

Oman

We are pleased to announce that according to a communication by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Sultanate of Oman (Oman) ...

An Introduction IIRA

A credit rating is an independent and objective OPINION on the ability ...

Evolution of Corporate Governance in Islamic Banks

The importance of credit ratings to investors and other market participants ...

Evolution of Corporate Governance in Islamic Banks

The continuing fallout from the global financial crisis underscores the need for good corporate governance practices, ...

ECONOMIC & BANKING SECTOR OVERVIEW

Iraq

Iraq’s economy reflects high dependence on oil that comprises almost 90% of government revenues ...

ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL SECTOR OVERVIEW

Lebanon

Neighboring on the east and north with Syria, on the south with Palestine, Lebanon (or ...

ECONOMIC & BANKING SECTOR OVERVIEW

South Africa

The Republic of South Africa (“South Africa” or “SA” or “the country”) is the third largest economy in the African sub...

ECONOMIC & BANKING SECTOR OVERVIEW

Bangladesh

Bangladesh has made rapids strides marked by a consistently growing ...