The Fight for Global Islamic Finance Hub and the Lost History

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In order to understand something we need to study history of that something. A wise man said we are suffering from mass alzheimer's in our historical knowledge. If you want to understand Islamic Finance, you cannot not study the historical root of it. Islamic Finance has evolved over all these years. Some say the current state of  industry is out of ...

The First Capitalist?

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On February 23, 2015 The Islamic Finance and Ethics Society hosted Dr Benedikt Koehler and Dr Mufti Abdur Rahman Ibn Yusuf who presented their research on traditional Islamic ethics of business, entrepreneurship and Islamic market reform. The talk focused on examples from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and early Islamic history.

A Question and The Vision for Islamic Finance Industry

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“Don’t you think the industry has put the cart before the horse? I mean we give the full attention to the means without putting a clear crystal vision, so we care about structuring, now don’t you think it’s time to shift to the visionary stage? How could we add value to the community? Don’t you think it is an issue? ...

The Lack of Human Resources in Islamic Finance & The Puzzle

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IFT. Given your experience in Islamic Finance Education, is the knowledge so imparted adequate to meet the evolving needs of the industry. If not how do you propose to address this? S.K.: According to some of the industry experts from both academia and practitioners and according to our research data, the answer is – ‘no’. It has to start from ...

The Rise and Power of Crowd and What it means for Islamic Finance

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The future is in the crowd as much as it is in the cloud. Both go hand in hand. What do I mean by that? When Wikipedia was first launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, the concept of an open source online encyclopedia, not controlled by a single organization rather editable by anyone was beyond comprehension and …

Waqf – An Instrument for Shari’ah-Compliant Raising of Capital

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Benedikt Koehler talks about the role of Waqf – an age old Islamic Finance instrument that has been successfully used for social welfare and institution building. In this video Benedikt talks about how Waqf may be used for Capital Raising for Investment within Islamic Finance industry. Video Courtesy: IIBI, London

State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014/2015

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Halal Food Market Global Muslim spending on Food and Beverages (F&B) has increased 10.8% to reach $1,292 billion in 2013. This takes the potential core Halal Food market to be 17.7% of the global expenditure in 2013 compared to 16.6% the year before. This expenditure is expected to grow to a $2,537 billion market by 2019 and will account for 21.2% of the global ...