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La Finance Islamique

Author (s): Mr. Ruimy

Publisher (s): Arnaud Franel

ISBN10: 2-89603-141-3

 Introduction by the editor

Introduction by the editor

Islamic finance is based on strict religious principles (prohibition of usury, speculation and illegal activities – alcohol, pornography, games …) that banks seeking to implement or work around to seduce new customers.

Islamic assets have grown an annual average of 11% over the last ten years to achieve, by some estimates, 500 billion. The number of funds invested in equities, listed and unlisted real estate in Sukuk jumped from 97 in 2000 to nearly 500 today.

After presenting the religious principles governing Islamic finance, this book puts in perspective the current trends in this segment and describes, in an original and synthetic, broad overview of techniques used in financing transactions before looking management of risks.

The aim of this book is to provide practitioners with banks and financial business, a guide to the various transactions under Islamic finance, students and scholars a manual in direct financial practices banks.

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An Introduction to Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice

An Introduction to Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice

Authors : Zamir Iqbal, Abbas Mirakhor

ISBN: 978-0-470-82188-6

Contents
Glossary.
1. Introduction.

2. The Economic System.

3. Financial Contracting and Riba (interest).

4. Financial Instruments.

5. Financial Intermediation.

6. The Islamic Financial System.

7. Islamic Financial Services Industry.

8. Capital Markets.

9. Financial Engineering.

10. Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions.

11. Regulation of Islamic Financial Institutions.

12. Corporate Governance.

13. Globalization and Challenges for Islamic Finance