Tagged: Barclays

Developing Financial Products Fit for the Poor

Developing Financial Products Fit for the Poor

Through the Banking on Change Partnership, CARE, Plan, and Barclays have developed new savings-led products based on a link between informal savings groups and Barclays bank branches. To date, Banking on Change has developed three different types of sa…

Absa: Africa target for Islamic insurance

Absa: Africa target for Islamic insurance

Barclays and Absa maintain their interest in Africa as a target for Islamic insurance. There are plans to introduce the Takaful offering to the African continent. With a Muslim population of over 500 million, Africa represents a very good market perspe…

Absa to take Tafakul to Africa

Absa to take Tafakul to Africa

Barclays and Absa keep their focus on Africa and plan to accept the group’s Islamic Insurance offering – Takaful. Due to the huge number of Muslim population in the continent – over 500 million people – there are excellent market opportunities for Is…

Fund file: the rise of renminbi funds

Fund file: the rise of renminbi funds

A report shows that at least seven renminbi funds for international investors have been launched in the past year.
The funds are adressed to at non-mainland Chinese wishing to add renminbi-denominated bonds to their portfolios and contain products laun…