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May 12, 2010

Islamic finance resists equity shift, may stunt growth

ANALYSIS – Islamic finance resists equity shift, may stunt growth By Liau Y-Sing Available at: http://in.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idINIndia-48026020100427?sp=true KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – When Kuwait Finance House Malaysia helped […]
May 10, 2010

First Scottish University to Offer MSc in Islamic Finance

Dundee University Offers MSc in Islamic Finance Available at: http://en.islamtoday.net/artshow-229-3604.htm A Scottish university is to offer the UK’s first postgraduate degree in Islamic finance. Dundee University […]
May 6, 2010

Why Islamic finance has not yet reached critical mass

Why Islamic finance has not yet reached critical mass By Charlie Corbett. Available at: http://www.thebanker.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/7307/Why_Islamic_finance_has_not_yet_reached_critical_mass.html?current_page=NO_PAGE Ikbal Daredia, managing director and head of capital markets and institutional […]
May 4, 2010

Islamic Banks Must Play Role In Industrialisation Of Muslim Nations: Tun Dr. Mahathir

Islamic banks must aid industrialisation Available at: http://www.btimes.com.my/Current_News/BTIMES/articles/20100504184621/Article/index_html Islamic banks and financial institutions must play a role in the industrialisation of Muslim countries to be able […]
April 23, 2010

The Chronicle of BBA Continues… (Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd v Azhar Bin Osman and Ors)

High Court says BBA rebates ‘must be granted’ by Habhajan Singh Available at: http://islamicfinanceasia.blogspot.com/ Islamic banks ‘must grant’ a rebate even if the Bai Bithaman Ajil […]
April 20, 2010

EU woes laughable: Tun Musa Hitam, head of the World Islamic Economic Forum

EU woes laughable: Islamic finance chief Available at: http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/business/08-eu-woes-laughable-islamic-finance-chief-ts-04 BRUSSELS: Muslim nations are “laughing” at European efforts to grapple with a debilitating debt crisis in Greece, […]
April 19, 2010

Most of Islamic Financial Products are not Islamic: Sheikh Saleh Kamel, Chairman and Founder of Dallah Al Baraka Group

صالح كامل: أغلب منتجات البنوك الإسلامية غير “إسلامية” بقلم وائل مهدي Available at: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/arabic/517729 صرح رئيس مجلس الغرف الإسلامية للتجارة والصناعة ورئيس مجموعة البركة المصرفية صالح […]
April 16, 2010

NEW INSIGHTS FOR AGENCY THEORY IN ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: A REAPPRAISAL

Assalamualaikum, Dear Readers, I am very grateful to share with you my recent article pertaining to agency theory in Islamic financial institutions. In view of the […]
April 15, 2010

The IFSB-IRTI-IDB publishes report on Islamic Finance: Global Financial Stability

The IFSB-IRTI-IDB publishes report on Islamic Finance: Global Financial Stability Available at: http://www.ifsb.org/preess_full.php?id=142&submit=more A report on Islamic Finance: Global Financial Stability was launched in the Inaugural […]
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