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

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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 ...

New Book: Mastering Islamic Finance – A practical guide to Sharia-compliant banking, investment and insurance

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Published by: FT Press Publish Date: Apr 6, 2015 Description A practical and accessible guide to Islamic finance that helps demystify the differences with conventional banking, enabling practitioners to develop Sharia compliant products for customers. The Islamic Finance industry is estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion and is growing globally at over 10% per year. Mastering Islamic Finance will give practitioners ...

7 ways Islamic Finance can up its Perception Game

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If in about 40 years, an industry is unable to create a concrete and unified human perception about what it stands for, there must be something inherently wrong in the approach it communicates and propagates its mission. Marketing gurus say, perception does not change over time; once it’s formed, it’s formed (unless it is shaken from its root). So what ...

Global Islamic Finance Education Report

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Released in 2013, Global Islamic Finance Education Report is the most comprehensive insight publicly available till to date about Islamic Finance Education sector worldwide. The report data is as of 2012 - 2013. It reveals the following (as of 2013): Distribution of Islamic Finance Education Providers by World Regions Distribution of Islamic Finance Education Providers by Country Top 10 Countries ...

The role of Islamic Capital Market in Economic Growth

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Conference: 10th World Islamic Economic Forum Date: October 30, 2014 Session: The Role of Islamic Capital Market for Economic Growth Session Brief: The Islamic capital market plays multiple roles in the economy and society of various jurisdictions. Its steady growth has also contributed to greater integration with the global financial system and a major driver for domestic economic growth. Despite these ...

Is Islamic Finance Industry Suffering From Linear Thinking?

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Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while." Steve Jobs In February 2014 at Dubai Government Summit, Dr Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder of Singularity University and Founder of X Prize, USA presented ...

Question: What Must Islamic Finance Industry Do as Priority # 1?

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Question: What Must Islamic Finance Industry Do as Priority # 1? Challenge: Share your thought as an answer to the question using your smart phone voice memo recorder (or pc recorder) and email us the voice memo at support@yurizk.com Your answer will be published here. Rules for accepted answer: #1. The voice memo must not exceed 30 seconds. #2. The email ...

When Islamic Finance Marries Halal, Islamic Economy Goes Mainstream

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If a decade ago, someone would pronounce the words 'Islamic Economy', people would shrug it off. Fast forward 2012, the keyword gains momentum. In 2013 a remarkable thing happens in the history of Islamic Finance where it marries the idea of Halal Lifestyle and finds itself within the keyword 'Islamic Economy'. The thought leaders and pioneers of the idea should ...

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 ...

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? ...