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Sustainable Impact: “Into the Great Wide Open"

Sustainable Impact: “Into the Great Wide Open"
Once again, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. I have very much enjoyed reading your comments and feedback during the last few weeks.  This month I would like to focus on...
Daud Vicary | January 20, 2017

Part III: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part III: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
  During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no l...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 19, 2017

Part II: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part II: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no longer an...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 11, 2017

Why interest charges are forbidden in Islamic banking?

Why interest charges are forbidden in Islamic banking?
Why interest charges are forbidden in Islamic banking?By Dr Hanudin AminBeginning 1983, banking business in Malaysia had witnessed a new development of Islamic banking where interest (riba) was ba...
Dr Hanudin Amin | January 07, 2017

Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking (Part I)

Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking (Part I)
During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no longer an...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 02, 2017

Fallacies of Islamic deposit and investment accounts in Sabah

According to Bank Negara Malaysia (2015), the total deposits for savings, current and fixed accounts were RM33,989.30 million, RM63,753.1 million and RM236, 045.4 million, respectively as at December...
Dr Hanudin Amin | December 26, 2016

Responsible Investing - Are We Missing A Trick?

Responsible Investing - Are We Missing A Trick?
I would like to thank you all for returning to this page and I have enjoyed reading your comments and feedback during the last few weeks.  I would like to spend a little time, in this article,...
Daud Vicary | December 24, 2016

Corporate Sukuk: Building the Ecosystem to Finance Sustainable Infrastructure

Corporate Sukuk: Building the Ecosystem to Finance Sustainable Infrastructure
2016 was a challenging year for corporate sukuk, with issuances declining across key markets. A whitepaper recently published by Deloitte, addresses some of the key regulatory and practice i...
IB Insights | December 19, 2016

AAOIFI Shariah Standard On Gold

AAOIFI Shariah Standard On Gold
AAOIFI Shariah Standard On Gold Under Development In Collaboration With The World Gold Council And Its Expected ImpactsI have been asked to articulate on why a stand-alone Shariah standard on...
Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar | December 04, 2016

"Do I have to be a Muslim to participate in Islamic finance?"

"Do I have to be a Muslim to participate in Islamic finance?"
 Once again my sincere thanks for returning to this page and for all your helpful and constructive comments after last month’s article on “Oil up the gears and move through them.&...
Daud Vicary | November 24, 2016