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Thomson Reuters awarded “Best Research House” in 2015 by The Asset

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has been named the “Best Research House” by The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance 2015 Awards.

The Asset is a leading regional financial trade magazine and its annual awards recognize Asia’s most outstanding Islamic financial institutions and issuers, service providers and landmark transactions.

Thomson Reuters was awarded the 2015 award for its groundbreaking Islamic finance reports that enhance the transparency, clarity and accessibility of Islamic finance to the global audience of businesses and professionals.

Nadim Najjar, Managing Director, Middle East and North Africa, Thomson Reuters, said: “We are proud to be named The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance 2015 Awards’ Best Research House. Our Islamic finance information solutions cover all major financial markets in OIC countries and beyond. Furthermore, Thomson Reuters coverage includes Shariah-compliant equities, Sukuk, commodities, foreign exchange and provide effective Shariah compliance and risk management, Islamic asset management and wealth management solutions.”

Dr. Sayd Farook, Global Head of Islamic Capital Markets, Thomson Reuters, said: “Thomson Reuters leverage its extensive data sets and network to produce research projects focused on various markets, asset classes or different aspects of the Islamic finance industry. We provide dedicated knowledge gateway for professionals from across different countries to access industry issues that matter in order to generate actionable outcomes to shape and speed up the industry’s growth.”

“In 2015, we are widening our scope to also cover more developed Islamic finance markets to

assess their development; to this effect Malaysia and Indonesia Islamic finance country reports will be launched during the year,” he added.

Thomson Reuters published more than 15 Islamic finance reports in the past three years. The most recent report is the Global Islamic Asset Management Outlook 2015 which studies key challenges for the Islamic asset management industry and presents growth forecasts for the sector up to 2019.

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