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Many Middle Eastern nations are keen to implement Basel II, and larger banks have been stepping up efforts to develop an op risk framework. But smaller banks are being hindered by a shortage of resources and experienced staff, as Victoria Pennington...
There's been strong demand from Islamic investors for structured products that comply with sharia over the past few years, but product providers have been limited in the types of underlyings and payouts they can offer. A number of banks are now pushing...
The mesmeric allure of Islamic finance continues to draw an ever-increasing number of international banks. A few years ago, European institutions were more or less alone in targeting investors in the Gulf. Now, with the bank balances of Middle Eastern...
New issuance of Islamic bonds has grown sharply over the past year, but is still not enough to satisfy demand from Islamic and overseas investors. It has prompted some to maximise returns on sukuk by leveraging their exposures. Gareth Gore reports
The Islamic financial world has long lagged behind conventional markets when it comes to securitisation. However, recent developments suggest an asset-backed securities market may finally be getting off the ground. John Ferry reports
Global issuance of sukuk has grown rapidly over the past five years, but a secondary market has yet to emerge, with most of the paper being snapped up by buy-and-hold investors. Now, efforts are under way to kick-start secondary market trading. Gareth...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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