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Insurance Series Blog Series No. 1 Introduction to Sharia Compliant Insurance – Takaful.

Islam has not prohibited insurance contrary to commonly held beliefs. As far as the concept of insurance in Islam is concerned, it is to cover the risk of loss, or the “fortunate many helping the unfortunate few”. 421 more words

Can Islamic FinTech Help To Power Western Economies?

Lawrence Wintermeyer , Contributor

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Harris Irfan

Harris Irfan is Managing Director at Cordoba Capital and author of “Heaven’s Bankers: Inside the Hidden World of Islamic Finance”. 581 more words

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​FGN Debut Sukuk Offer Oversubscribed

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced that its offer for the N100 billion 7-year debut Sukuk Offer, which closed last week Friday was oversubscribed. Investors across a broad spectrum comprising Pension Funds, Banks, Fund Managers, Institutional and Retail Investors subscribed to the Offer in an indication of the wide acceptance of the instrument. 197 more words

Islamic Finance

Islamic Sharia Compliant Investment Funds - Blog Series No. 2 Islamic Sharia Compliant Investment in Shares and Equity Funds

Dealing in equity shares can be acceptable in Shariah subject to the following conditions:

  1. The principal business activity of the company does not violate Shariah principles and Islamic Moral values.
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INCEIF Study compares Islamic Banks with conventional Banks

The findings imply that Islamic banks are not different from conventional banks, except for different branding to cater for a different category of clients

(INCEIF 2016)

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Nigeria Federal Government Debut N100b Sovereign Sukuk Islamic Bond

By Moshood Ayeni

The Nigeria’s Federal Government issue of the Islamic Bond, Sukuk, is a welcome development. This is an opportunity for all and especially the Muslim investors who intend to invest in Shari’a compliant investment. 763 more words

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