KUALA LUMPUR – The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), one of the main international regulators for the industry, has published revised capital adequacy standards for Islamic financial institutions excluding takaful (insurance) and investment funds. This is the first full revision of capital standards for sharia-compliant banks and windows (subsidiaries of conventional banks) since 2005, although a number of rules concerning specific asset classes have been tweaked in the meantime.


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