Islamic Banking and Finance: Definitive Texts and Cases

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

byOmar Masood

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Islamic banking has seen rapid growth during the last two decades as a result of economic growth in the Islamic world, fuelled primarily by oil wealth. The main issues of concern surrounding this growth are the conceptual framework and viability of interest-free banking and the assessment of its performance in the future. In a world where conventional interest-based finance is the dominant framework, Islamic banking faces many challenges. This book is the first to address different Islamic banking issues from both the researchers and practitioners' perspective across the world, reviewing their past experiences of Islamic banks, to provide an objective assessment of their success and failure, and to discuss the contemporary issues and challenges confronting them. The Islamic banking system is not only popular within Islamic banks itself, but is also popular within international and other conventional banks. A majority of international banks are adopting Islamic banking in order to serve their new clients with their specific needs. Examples of such banks are Citibank and HSBC which starts their Islamic operations worldwide to expand their business.

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Islamic banking has seen rapid growth during the last two decades as a result of economic growth in the Islamic world, fuelled primarily by oil wealth. The main issues of concern surrounding this growth are the conceptual framework and viability of interest-free banking and the assessment of its performance in the future. In a world wh...

Omar Masood is the Director of the Centre of Islamic Banking and Finance at the Royal Docks Business School, University of East London, United Kingdom. He is lead advisor and trainer in area of Islamic banking and finance worldwide to financial as well as academic institutions. Dr. Masood supervises PhD dissertations in the area of Ba...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.96 × 5.65 × 0.87 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230338399

ISBN - 13:9780230338395

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Introduction to Islamic Banking * Growth and development of Islamic banking * Different between Islamic and Conventional Banking * Financial instruments in Islamic Banking * Risk Management in Islamic Banking * Mortgages in Islamic banking * Islamic Bonds  * Islamic Insurance * Perception of Islamic banks and customer service * Islamic banking in non-Islamic countries * Islam Banking in Islamic countries case studies from  (Pakistan, Malaysia , Sudan) * Future and standardization of Islamic banking after global banking crisis