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January 25, 2012

From Turbo Capitalism to Popular Capitalism

David Cameron pledges era of ‘popular capitalism’ Prime minister blames Labour for ‘turbo-capitalism’ of recent decades and says Tories are best placed to lead new type […]
January 23, 2012

Islamists look to shake up Egypt stock exchange

Islamists look to shake up Egypt stock exchange Available at: http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/609331 Last month, Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the Salafi-led Nour Party, addressed newly elected members […]
January 19, 2012

The proper man understands equity, the small man profits

Islamic Finance: Year of index outperformance By Rushdi Siddiqui Available at: Business Times Malaysia or http://www.indianmuslimobserver.com/2012/01/islamic-finance-year-of-index.html “The proper man understands equity, the small man profits.” Confucius. […]
January 16, 2012

A Must Read Interview with Sheikh Yusuf al Qaradhawi

A Must Read Interview with Sheikh Yusuf al Qaradhawi A Conversation with Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradhawi By Huda Al-Saleh Available at: http://aawsat.com/english/news.asp?section=3&id=23563 Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- In an […]
January 14, 2012

The Islamic banking model put to the test

The Islamic banking model put to the test, IMF research Available at: http://www.islamonline.net/eng/article/1304970906068 The recent global crisis has renewed interest in the relationship between Islamic banking […]
January 12, 2012

Talent shortage threatens Gulf retail banking expansion

Talent shortage threatens Gulf retail banking expansion By David French Available at: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/01/11/uk-gulfbanks-recruitment-idUKTRE80A12W20120111 (Reuters) – On Dubai’s busiest thoroughfare, Sheikh Zayed Road, the white, orange and […]
January 10, 2012

UM Financial’s troubles were a rocky start for sharia banking in Canada

Islamic finance: paying for piety? UM Financial’s troubles were a rocky start for sharia banking by Erica Alini Available at: http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/01/06/paying-for-piety/ For Canada’s 1.3 million Muslims, […]
January 8, 2012

Why Islamism Is Winning

Why Islamism Is Winning By JOHN M. OWEN Available at: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/07/opinion/why-islamism-is-winning.html EGYPT’S final round of parliamentary elections won’t end until next week, but the outcome is […]
January 6, 2012

Good Muslim and Bad Muslim

GOOD MUSLIM, BAD MUSLIM Tariq Ramadhan Available at: http://www.tariqramadan.com/Good-Muslim-Bad-Muslim,11022.html?lang=fr The dust from the collapse of the twin towers had hardly settled on 11 September 2001 when […]
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