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July 1, 2010

Islamic Co-operative Bank

Angkasa proposes Islamic co-op bank Written by Chua Sue-Ann Available at: http://www.theedgemalaysia.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=168969&Itemid=79 KUALA LUMPUR: The National Cooperative Organisation of Malaysia (Angkasa) has submitted its proposal to […]
June 25, 2010

Islamic financing rebate (Ibra’) is mandatory

Bank Negara: Islamic financing rebate is mandatory June 25, 2010 Available at: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/business/article/bank-negara-islamic-financing-rebate-is-mandatory/ KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Bank Negara has ordered sharia banks to give […]
June 25, 2010

Can we survive without subscribing traditional banking system?

Salam to all, I wish to highlight a possible good area for research pertaining to unbanked and underbanked individuals. According to the Federal Reserve Bank there […]
June 23, 2010

Why Britain’s Islamic Finance Industry Flopped

Why Britain’s Islamic Finance Industry Flopped By Junaid Bhatti Available at: http://www.respublica.org.uk/blog/2010/06/why-britain%E2%80%99s-islamic-finance-industry-flopped Full disclosure time: I’ve been involved with Britain’s Islamic finance industry for most of […]
June 21, 2010

HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group: Defeat on Islamic banking

HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group: Defeat on Islamic banking By Will Peters Available at: http://www.economy-news.co.uk/lloyds-banking-group-21201006.html Lloyds Banking Group accused of ‘half hearted stab’ at Islamic finance provision. […]
June 20, 2010

Islamic banking needs to focus on innovative products: Dr Zamir Iqbal

Islamic banking needs to focus on innovative products: Dr Zamir Iqbal Available at: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=20106\16\story_16-6-2010_pg5_9 KARACHI: Dr Zamir Iqbal, a renowned scholar on Islamic Finance, has stressed […]
June 19, 2010

Ijtihad in Da’wah is more needed than fatwa: Sheikh Yusuf Qaradhawi

القرضاوي: نحتاج للاجتهاد في الدعوة أكثر من الفتوى Available at: http://www.qaradawi.net/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=7617&version=1&template_id=187&parent_id=18 الدوحة – أكد العلامة الدكتور يوسف القرضاوي رئيس الاتحاد العالمي لعلماء المسلمين، أن واقع المسلمين […]
June 18, 2010

Profit to trump politics in Islamic finance

Profit to trump politics in Islamic finance Available at: http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Profit-may-trump-politics-in-Islamic-finance/635502/ Mumbai/Kuala Lumpur-The desire to power profit may top all opposition on Islamic finance in India. A […]
June 16, 2010

Essay of the week: What drives Israel? By Ilan Pappe

Essay of the week: What drives Israel? By Ilan Pappe Available at: http://www.heraldscotland.com/comment/guest-commentary/essay-of-the-week-what-drives-israel-1.1032971 Probably the most bewildering aspect of the Gaza flotilla affair has been the […]
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