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12th Virtual International Forum on Islamic Capital Market Officially Opened

The 12th Virtual International Forum on Islamic Capital Market officially started yesterday, September 14. Given the outbreak of Corona virus and for the safety measures of all respected participants, the SEO has decided to hold this Forum online for the first time.

The 12th Virtual International Forum on Islamic Capital Market officially started yesterday, September 14.  Given the outbreak of Corona virus and for the safety measures of all respected participants, the SEO has decided to hold this Forum online for the first time.

90 foreign participants from 26 countries including top financial executives, experts and scholars; and five Chairmen of capital market regulators and stock exchanges have joined the event, which hit a new record in terms of foreign participation.

The event officially inaugurated by the speech of Dr. Hassan Ghalibaf Asl, SEO Chairman, followed by “AhlulBayt World Assembly” representative. The first day’s topics included:

·         Peer to Peer Arguments in Digital Economy,

·         The Resurrection of “KOU” or “ROSCA” in the Modern Turkish Economy as a term of “Savings-based Finance”,

·         ESG and Shariah Screening Equities,

·         Islamic Fintechs and Social Funding, and

·         Digital Assets in European Markets and the Possibility for Shariah Compliant Investments using Luxembourg Finance Structures.

Representatives from Iran Mercantile Exchange, Iran Fara Bourse, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Ideal Ratings of Singapore, Prime PM Services SARL of Luxembourg, and CM Equity AG of Germany were the lecturers of Day 1.

The event will continue today, September 15.