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Humanitarian Sukuk – Practical Instrument in Eliminating Refugee Crisis

Humanitarian Sukuk – Practical Instrument in Eliminating Refugee Crisis
Humanitarian Sukuk – Practical Instrument in Eliminating Refugee CrisisIslamic banking, Musharakah, Sadaqah, Sukuk, Waqf, Zakat
Dr Nor Razinah Binti Mohd Zain | November 03, 2018 |

Podcast: Islamic Finance Series: London as a Hub for Islamic Finance

Islamic finance series: ‘London as a hub for Islamic finance’. Stella Cox, managing director of DDCAP Group, speaks to Anton Varga from OMFIF. They discuss the origins of Islamic finance i...
IM Insights | October 31, 2018 |

Firms’ Characteristics: A Preliminary Study of Family Takaful Demand in Malaysia

Firms’ Characteristics: A Preliminary Study of Family Takaful Demand in Malaysia
Firms’ Characteristics: A Preliminary Study of Family Takaful Demand in MalaysiaFiqh, Shariah, Takaful, Waqf, Participation
Norizan Remli | October 29, 2018 |

Why do Saudi Corporates favour floating rate for their Sukuk & Islamic loans?

Why do Saudi Corporates favour floating rate for their Sukuk & Islamic loans?
For unknown reasons, Saudi issuers have over-relied on the floating rate when it comes to pricing riyal denominated Islamic bonds (sukuk). We are not taking about short-term tenor here, rather medium-...
Mohammed KHNIFER | October 26, 2018 |

Islamic Finance Series: Risk Management in Islamic Finance

Islamic finance series: ‘Risk management in Islamic finance’. Obiyathulla Bacha, professor of finance and head of the graduate studies department at the Kuala Lumpur-based International Ce...
IM Insights | October 26, 2018 |

Lender-of-Last-Resort Facilities Structuring Shariah-Compliant Instruments and Mechanisms

Lender-of-Last-Resort Facilities Structuring Shariah-Compliant Instruments and Mechanisms
Lender-of-Last-Resort Facilities Structuring Shariah-Compliant Instruments and MechanismsFiqh, Islamic banking, Sunnah, Tawarruq, Rabb, Sales
Mohamed Elgari | October 24, 2018 |

IFSB: Working Paper on Financial Consumer Protection in Islamic Finance

IFSB: Working Paper on Financial Consumer Protection in Islamic Finance
IFSB: Working Paper on Financial Consumer Protection in Islamic FinanceIslamic banking, Salam, Sukuk, Provision, Rabb, Reserves, Sales
Prof Volker Nienhaus | October 24, 2018 |

Egypt’s Takaful and Karama cash transfer program: Evaluation of program impacts and recommendations

Egypt’s Takaful and Karama cash transfer program: Evaluation of program impacts and recommendations
Egypt’s Takaful and Karama cash transfer program: Evaluation of program impacts and recommendationsTakaful, Participation
Clemens Breisinger | October 18, 2018 |

How to Find a Job in the Islamic Finance Industry: 5 Tips from Insiders

How to Find a Job in the Islamic Finance Industry: 5 Tips from Insiders
Islamic finance has a phenomenal identity. What is today a US$ 2.2 trillion industry had started off in 1970s as a humble effort to meet the banking needs of faith-conscious Muslims, primarily based o...
Saif Shawqi | October 18, 2018 |

Unlocking discrete concepts of Islamic wealth management

Unlocking discrete concepts of Islamic wealth management
WEALTH is known as mal that can be possessed, secured or stored. Islam views wealth as a trust and bounty from the Allah (SWT). In Islam, wealth is an economic measure that consists of both physical w...
Dr Hanudin Amin | October 18, 2018 |