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Revitalising the Development of Waqf Properties: A Way Forward

Revitalising the Development of Waqf Properties: A Way Forward
Revitalising the Development of Waqf Properties: A Way Forward
Ahmad Shazrin Mohamed Azmi | October 16, 2017

Tapping into Islamic banking universal principles

By Dr Hanudin Amin MANY believe that the universal principles of Islamic banking are confined to the prohibition of riba, the prohibition of gharar and the prohibition of maysir. It is worth noting t...
Dr Hanudin Amin | September 28, 2017

Sukuk - Indicative Prices & Yields - 12 October

Sukuk - Indicative Prices & Yields - 12 October
Sukuk - Indicative Prices & Yields - 12 October
IB Insights | October 12, 2017

So You Want to Change the World?

So You Want to Change the World?
  So did I, 25 years ago. I still do. A few years after graduating, I was fortunate to find myself in a discipline where I genuinely could make a difference. Islamic finance – or more pr...
Harris Irfan | September 18, 2017

Duty of Care in Islamic Finance

Duty of Care in Islamic Finance
Once again, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. Your continuing feedback and support is a great blessing and is always appreciated. I would also like to thank all those of you...
Daud Vicary | September 04, 2017

The 70% Solution

I am often asked whether Islamic Banking is truly Halal. And if it is, then why does one hear every now and then that a particular structure has been reviewed and found to be lacking, and then discont...
Nizar Alshubaily | August 25, 2017

How Islamic is Islamic Finance Industry?

How Islamic is Islamic Finance Industry?
The entrepreneurial nature of Islamic finance is often compromised in the product development phase, where Islamic financial products have been frequently designed to look and feel like conventional...
Almir Colan | August 03, 2017

Ethical and Responsible Finance - Moving Forward

Ethical and Responsible Finance - Moving Forward
Once again, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. Your continuing feedback and support is a great blessing and is much appreciated. I would also like to thank all those of you wh...
Daud Vicary | July 29, 2017

Thomas Jefferson’s “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” based on the Maqasid al Sharia (Goals of Sharia).

Thomas Jefferson’s “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” based on the Maqasid al Sharia (Goals of Sharia).
As I have begun working on the creation of a Central Islamic Finance Council for the United States Islamic finance industry, some of my professional colleagues have been critical, sending me messages...
Obeid Ruff | July 20, 2017

Islamic Finance Swimming Against the Tide

Can we consider the word "bank" a suitable name and therefore model before considering its application into Islamic finance? A little bit of a philosophical and historical question. The deficiencies...
RAGHIBI Abdessamad | June 05, 2017