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April 12, 2012

Egypt’s Brotherhood raises stakes by excluding IMF

Analysis – Egypt’s Brotherhood raises stakes by excluding IMF By Patrick Werr Available at: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/04/11/uk-egypt-imf-idUKBRE83A16I20120411 (Reuters) – In all but ruling out an early agreement on […]
April 5, 2012

Loss-sharing is not sine qua non for Islamic finance

Loss-sharing is not sine qua non for Islamic finance By Afzalul Haq, head of Islamic banking, Bank Asia Available at: http://ae.zawya.com/story/ZAWYA20120403111641/ There remains a misconception amongst […]
April 3, 2012

The Salafist equation

The Salafist equation The strategic alliance with the literalists is critical for the West in order to keep the Middle East under control By Tariq Ramadan, […]
April 2, 2012

Islamic finance must move from personality to institutionalisation

Islamic finance must move from personality to institutionalisation The Islamic finance industry must put in place well-planned and transparent succession programmes to reduce the risk that […]
March 29, 2012

Global Islamic finance assets reached $1.3 trillion in 2011 – report

Global Islamic finance assets reached $1.3 trillion in 2011 – report Available at: http://www.cpifinancial.net/news/post/13315/global-islamic-finance-assets-reached-1-3-trillion-in-2011-report A new report from The CityUK’s UK Islamic Finance Secretariat (UKIFS) indicates […]
March 28, 2012

Morocco eyes first Islamic bank launch in 2013

Morocco eyes first Islamic bank launch in 2013 Available at: http://www.brecorder.com/money-a-banking/198/1169744/ Foreign Islamic banks will be allowed to take up to 49 percent of Morocco’s first […]
March 27, 2012

Islamophobia: Myth or Reality

Islamophobia: Myth or Reality I would like to share my recent presentation on the issue of Islamophobia at Pusat Islam, Kuala Lumpur to staff of Islamic […]
March 26, 2012

What Can We Learn From Islamic Finance?

What Can We Learn From Islamic Finance? Otaviano Canuto Vice President, Poverty Reduction, World Bank Available at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/otaviano-canuto/what-can-we-learn-from-is_b_1373040.html In over 70 countries, from financial centers in […]
March 23, 2012

Arab Spring leaves fertile ground for growth of Islamic finance

Arab Spring leaves fertile ground for growth of Islamic finance By Charlotte Kan Available at: http://www.zawya.com/story.cfm/sidZAWYA20120322043907/A_Shariah_Spring In the countries swept by the Arab Spring, recent elections […]
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