UAE-based Methaq Takaful Insurance launched an online insurance platform, which enables application for motor insurance policies in the country at the ongoing ICT show Gitex in Dubai.
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GCC insurance premiums to grow 20% over four years
Islamic finance industry needs consolidation
Al Madina Insurance Company has been granted in principle approval by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) recently, to be a full fledged Takaful company.
Milliman Launches First Global Family Takaful Report.
Ashar Nazim, MENA head of Islamic Financial Services, Ernst & Young, said: “If we continue with the 2009 growth rate of 31 percent or higher, we will clearly touch the $25 billion mark in 2015.
A new company, GNL Insurance, was launched in London which claims to be the “world’s first Shariah-compliant insurance broker to offer premium Takaful and Re-Takaful commercial risk solutions in the UK“.
“In 2011, the financial performance of family takaful operators will be higher than that of the conventional life insurers,” Vasilis Katsipis wrote in a study.
“We see the Islamic finance market as particularly important, with its current global value estimated at more than $1.1-trillion (U.S.),” says Cima’s John Willsdon. “Islamic finance is becoming much more prominent throughout the financial institutions of the world, rapidly growing from a niche industry to a mainstay of finance.”