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The Benchmark: Why do Islamic Banks Use Interest Rate Benchmarks?

The Benchmark: Why do Islamic Banks Use Interest Rate Benchmarks?
One of the areas that confuse Muslim and Non-Muslim observers of Islamic Finance is the use of interest rate benchmarks such as LIBOR in Islamic Finance transactions. This use they contend, at worst...
Nizar Alshubaily | July 26, 2018

Governance, Sustainability and Impact: Where do we go from here?

Governance, Sustainability and Impact: Where do we go from here?
We are close to the end of the topics we planned to blog about. All of you have a better sense of how we see the world and how important it is for everyone to follow a Duty of Care. Relevance, Trust...
Kurt Lieberman and Daud Vicary | July 26, 2018

Governance and Sustainability

Governance and Sustainability
You are now reading the eighth post in our blog. We are very grateful for the positive feedback on the prior posts.We have addressed a wide range of issues related to sustainability, yet the actua...
Kurt Lieberman and Daud Vicary | July 19, 2018

Securities Commission Malaysia Outlines Plans for Green Islamic Finance (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a podcast on Green Islamic Finance. Part 1 can be viewed here.The Asset's Daniel Yu speaks with Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin of Securities Commission Malaysia about the country's str...
IM Insights | July 18, 2018

The future of cryptocurrencies in the UAE

The future of cryptocurrencies in the UAE
Panel of UAE experts air views in latest AB Roundtable Podcast on how blockchain technology will soon transform business operations Blockchain technology will soon transform business operations...
IM Insights | July 17, 2018

Islamic perspectives in P2P lending

Islamic perspectives in P2P lending
TRANSACTIONS pertinent to bank lending are typically conducted based on Bank to Customer or B2C lending from the bank to the customer. In Islamic banking context, however, the term that can be used...
Dr Hanudin Amin | July 15, 2018

The Outsiders: How Islamic Banking is growing faster outside Islamic Banks

The Outsiders: How Islamic Banking is growing faster outside Islamic Banks
Data is difficult to come by, especially aggregated data presented in the right format. One area of difficulty for Islamic Banking has been data outside of Islamic Banks themselves, such as leasing...
Nizar Alshubaily | July 10, 2018

Governance and Risk in Islamic Investing

Governance and Risk in Islamic Investing
Both of us have had careers in finance for much of our adult lives, and that's why we want these blog posts to help you connect ethics with finance and investing; especially Islamic finance.The at...
Kurt Lieberman and Daud Vicary | June 30, 2018

Epitome of Islamic Finance in Western World

Epitome of Islamic Finance in Western World
Epitome of Islamic Finance in Western World Islam, Islamic banking
Majid Shaban | June 26, 2018