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In an exclusive interview with Risk, Sheikh Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo, an Islamic scholar who acts as a sharia adviser to more than 20 financial institutions globally, discusses the key developments, opportunities and challenges facing the Islamic finance...
Barclays Capital has launched an Islamic investment platform it claims provides sharia-compliant access to hedge funds. Called Al Safi, the platform will initially comprise five commodity-focused hedge funds: New York-based BlackRock, Ospraie Management,...
SGAM Alternative Investments (SGAM AI) plans to launch a series of sharia-compliant index funds linked to Standard & Poor’s (S&P) sharia indexes by the end of August.
Standard & Poor's (S&P) newly-launched sharia stock indexes have had a quiet reception from the market since their launch last month, but the rating agency is confident that a range of sectoral indexes will be more successful.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is working to develop formal documentation for sharia-compliant derivatives transactions, chief executive Robert Pickel told RiskNews at an interview at the association’s annual general meeting in...
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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