Stoxx launches China Total Market index series; Bloomberg launches Malaysian sharia bond benchmark; S&P Dow Jones Indices launches Givi Global Growth index
The growth of Islamic finance throughout the Middle East - and further beyond - has shifted attention to the levels of knowledge and experience required by banking professionals to operate in this area...
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With an estimated worth of around $1.1 trillion in global assets, Islamic finance has experienced continuous growth against a backdrop of global economic turmoil affecting conventional markets. While the appeal to gain exposure to safer and better performing...
Islamic banking is banking in consonance with the ethos and value system of Islam and governed, in addition to conventional and risk management rules, by the principles laid down by sharia – laws imposed by the Koran and the jurisprudence of Islamic...
The global financial crisis may prove to be a blessing in disguise for Islamic structured products providers in Malaysia, as demand for low-risk, sharia-compliant products is outpacing demand for conventional structured products. Wietske Blees reports...
Malaysia has spearheaded the development of sharia-compliant financial services in Asia, with the government giving its full support to the development of Islamic finance for more than two decades. One of its latest efforts is designed to help banks with...
Academics and industry participants in Malaysia are advocating further developments of treasury and money market products, notably via a new exchange initiative. But commodity murabaha structures developed to facilitate liquidity management by banks based...
The global financial crisis may prove to be a blessing in disguise for Islamic structured products providers in Malaysia, as demand for low-risk, sharia-compliant products is outpacing demand for conventional structured products.
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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