New Book: Heaven’s Bankers – Inside the hidden world of Islamic Finance

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Author: Harris Irfan ISBN: 9781472105103 Description by Publisher: A trillion dollar financial industry is revolutionising the global economy. Governments and corporations across the Islamic world are increasingly turning to finance that complies with Sharia law in order to fund economic growth. Even in the West, Islamic finance is rapidly becoming an important alternative source of funding at a time when …

Islamic Finance in South Africa – Key Challenges and Innovative Solutions

Ismail Desai Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance Leave a Comment

South Africa’s National Treasury wants to make the country the hub for Islamic finance in Africa. The country has the most sophisticated and advanced financial, legislative and governance structures and regulations on the continent, and has the potential to be the economic superpower of Africa. This gives the country a unique competitive edge over most African countries in actively capturing …

The Tale of a Proselyte Islamic Banker

Arsalan Aqeeq Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance Leave a Comment

I was a contended busy bee corporate banker, happily bogged in to structuring working capital lines, export refinancing, retiring import liabilities and funding large scale projects. Back then, it looked fulfilling and somewhat convenient experience underwriting financing facilities, rationalized by the few renowned C’s of credits including credit worthiness, collateral, cash flows, capacity etc. In essence, all I use to do is …

From the Bazaar to Wall Street – Islamic Banking and Finance

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Documentary on Middle East’s Alternative Financial System – Islamic Finance Featuring: Professor Volker Nienhaus (Economist), Farmida Bi (Commercial Lawyer), Dr. Mohammad Nedal Alchaar (Former Secretary General of AAOIFI), Professor Olivier Pastre (Economist), Shaykh Nizam Yaqubi (Shariah Scholar), Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani (Shariah Scholar), Peter Casey (Manager DFSA) Publisher Description: An economic system based on religious principles. That’s Islamic Finance. But …