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June 19, 2009

Does Islamic finance need for an “Islamic Goldman Sachs”?

Originally taken from “Godly but ambitious” featured out in the Economist (Available at: http://www.economist.com/people/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13856281). MOST practitioners of Islamic finance pride themselves on their modesty. But not […]
June 15, 2009

Arab nations ’need to revert to gold dinar’

By Anwar Elshamy (http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=297072&version=1&template_id=48&parent_id=28) A financial expert has called for abolishing the current paper money system and returning to gold currencies instead, saying it was the […]
June 5, 2009

Full Text of Obama’s Speech in Cairo.

CAIRO – Text of President Barack Obama’s speech at Cairo University, as provided by CQ Transcriptions. (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31102929/page/1/) Good afternoon. I am honored to be in the […]
June 5, 2009

Full Text of Obama's Speech in Cairo.

CAIRO – Text of President Barack Obama’s speech at Cairo University, as provided by CQ Transcriptions. (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31102929/page/1/) Good afternoon. I am honored to be in the […]
May 27, 2009

Islamic finance industry has suffered less turmoil than western institutions

Financial Times By Dr Humayon Dar. (Available at http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b96e901a-48c3-11de-8870-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1) Sir, The impressive growth of the Islamic finance industry over the past decade has not gone unnoticed […]
May 15, 2009

Is Islamic Finance the Answer?

By Robin Brant. (Available at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8025410.stm) Experts in Islamic finance believe their way of doing business has shielded them from the global credit crisis. But how […]
May 10, 2009

Thought Leadership Series, Islamic Finance and Corporate Governance: My Interview

Assalamualaikum, Dear Readers, I would like to share my recent thoughts on the issue of Corporate Governance in Islamic financial institutions featured in the newsletter of […]
May 5, 2009

Organized Tawarruq is NOT permissible: OIC Fiqh Academy

Resolution 179 (19/5) in relation to Tawarruq: its meaning and types (classical applications and organized tawarruq) The International Council of Fiqh Academy, which is an initiative […]
May 4, 2009

Credit Crunch: A Chance to develop the Islamic Finance Market in Germany?

By Nicole Guski, Islamic Finance News (IFN) Vol. 6, Issue 10. Available at http://www.nortonrose.com/news/inthepress/news20430.aspx?lang=en-gb Nearly five years have passed since the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt in […]
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