Banks looks to take advantage of growing interest in Islamic finance on the continent

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While much of Islamic finance activity is centred in Europe and the Middle East, this traction has, over the years, filtered down to regions across Africa. Photo: Andrew Brookes
While much of Islamic finance activity is centred in Europe and the Middle East, this traction has, over the years, filtered down to regions across Africa. Photo: Andrew Brookes

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With more than a decade of experience in the Islamic banking sector in South Africa, Ameen Hassen, head of Shari‘ah Banking at Standard Bank Group, has played an integral role in developing Shari‘ah compliant products and services for the South African market.

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