How Nigeria Can Leverage Islamic Finance to Improve Investment Inflows
This edition of the Islamic Finance Weekly anchored by Bukola Akinyele-Yisau features Ifeoluwa Dixon, The Senior Vice President and Head, Fixed Income Portfolio Management at FBNQuest Asset Management Limited who discussed "Islamic Finance, Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion".
She said Islamic Finance serves as an alternative source for mobilizing funds to boost investment inflows into the country. funds to broaden the financial market space and boost financial inclusion across the nation.
Speaking further Ifeoluwa Dixon highlighted areas that Islamic Finance can stabilize the economy, which can be achieved through the channeling of finance in response to the real sector- by deploying funds to infrastructure, the health sector, education or transportation.
She added that FBNQuest Asset Management in its focus for 2021 will be to engage in Islamic Finance products like be lslamic mutual funds, Waqf endowment, Sadaqah, Zakat amongst others.