November 8, 2008

Shariah Investors Not Immune From Global Equity Market Turbulence, Losing US$5.65 trillion in Third Quarter

Quoted from Business Intelligence, Middle East by Moussa Ahmad Shariah investors have not been immune from the global equity market sell-off, according to Standard & Poor’s, […]
November 6, 2008

Global Financial Crisis 2008: Opportunities for Islamic Finance

Quoted from Islamic Finance News What’s obvious now is that capitalism is no longer governed by democracy. Rather, it exploits democracy. Incoming US president Barrack Obama […]
November 4, 2008

Current Financial Crisis and Islamic Economics

Assalamualaikum, Dear Readers, An illuminating piece by Muhammad Nejatullah Siddiqi, a leading scholar of Islamic Economics. CURRENT FINANCIAL CRISIS AND ISLAMIC ECONOMICS mnsiddiqi@hotmail. com [31 October […]
October 30, 2008

Derivatives are Financial Weapon of Mass Destruction

Assalamualaikum, Dear Readers, “Derivatives are Financial Weapon of Mass Destruction” Warren Buffet. Click Here Generally, Shari’ah scholars have discussed almost all major areas of Islamic banking […]
October 27, 2008


This paper has been presented for Finance, Business and Economic Discussion Group of School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University. (Copyright 2008) For full article […]
October 25, 2008

Why short-selling is Haram

Quoted from the AME Info. Amid the financial crisis, the US stock market regulator SEC banned short selling on September 24, but it aims to […]
October 21, 2008

Is Islamic finance at tipping point?

Quoted from the Economist By Christopher Watts In January this year when the UAE’s Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) needed cash to construct a power […]
October 20, 2008

Malaysian Financial System Can Weather Current Global Financial Turmoil

Quoted from Despite the increased volatility in the global financial markets, Malaysian financial institutions remain resilient . Several years of reforms, institutional development and capacity […]
October 18, 2008

UK Government’s Financial Rescue Plan

A policy success amid the disaster. Quoted from the Financial Times By Martin Wolf Will the UK government’s scheme for rescuing the financial system work? The […]

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