Responsible Ethical Finance: An Islamic Perspective

Almir Colan Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, Islamic Finance Instruments Leave a Comment

There is a universal demand for a fair and just financial system. One that is socially responsible and sustainable. The question is: how do we get there? Financial uncertainty can magnify who we really are. It can bring out the best or the worst in us, and that struggle goes back to the very beginning of human existence. The very ...

Islamic Perspective on the Global Financial Crisis – Mufti Taqi Usmani

Yurizk Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, Islamic Finance Instruments Leave a Comment

Watch Public Lecture on the Topic "Islamic Perspective of the Causes and Remedies of  Financial Crisis" by Mufti Muhammd Taqi Usmani: Watch Video   Read the Book on the Topic "Current Financial Crisis - Causes and Remedies from Islamic Perspective" by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani: Read Book  

‘Changing Narratives’ and the Exciting future of Islamic Economy

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, New & Noteworthy Leave a Comment

We have gut feelings, we have research data, and we have rational analysis. All three indicate that ‘Islamic Economy’ (Islamic Finance and Halal sectors) is heading towards an exciting future. The global Islamic Economy may be well positioned today to reach a level in the next five years that was unthinkable in the last five years. This is going to ...

The Perpetual Pain that Islamic Finance Industry Chose to Ignore

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance Leave a Comment

Caution: This is not an organized article. This is a rant or random chain of thoughts. It contains sensitive material that may appear undesirable expression to some. I was browsing through the list of projects at Launchgood. Stopped and got stuck at this one “Riba Free Prescription: Fund my Interest Free Student Loan” . A deep emotion of sadness befell ...

Marketing Islamic Finance

Joy Abdullah Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance Leave a Comment

The Islamic finance & banking industry has a tremendous opportunity both within the global Muslim community and the non-Muslim community. Capitalising on this opportunity depends on four critical success factors: how well an organisation is able to develop 'trust' with its consumers how well the employee engagement of the brand is understanding people behaviour using social media strategically The market-entry ...

5 reasons why Islamic finance should be on G20 policy reform agenda

Tariqullah Khan Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, New & Noteworthy Leave a Comment

Turkey is the 2015 host Presidency of the G20. India, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia are the other G20 countries with very large Muslim populations. Muslims in a number of other G20 countries are reportedly increasingly relying on government welfare programs. Therefore, any policy initiatives that the  G20 countries will evolve will have far reaching consequences for the world as a ...

The Millenials are coming – How Islamic Finance is preparing for it?

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking Leave a Comment

Couple of months ago I published a blog post "Is Islamic Finance suffering from linear thinking?" referencing a Goldman Sachs insight on millennials and their consumption patterns. GS now published a video about it. Watch video below. When we talk about Islamic Finance industry, how do we define the word 'industry'? Who are the stakeholders? Who are the consumers? Who are the service ...

21 Signs of How 2015 is Heading Towards a Monumental Year for Islamic Economy

Yurizk Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance Leave a Comment

Before getting straight to the points, let's  get some of the definitions, facts and numbers quick. Islamic Economy: A subset of global economy where consumers prefer to consume products & services according to their Islamic faith. Although the primary driver of this economic subset is the growing number of Shariah sensitive consumers, the beneficiaries of the products and services are not ...