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Islamic Finance: a viable alternative?

Could Islamic finance offer a viable and more ethical alternative to conventional Western finance models in the wake of the 2008 crisis? Dr Edward Bace… 897 more words
Business

Austria gets first Islamic bank account but sparks backlash from customers online

Sharia banks are not permitted to do business with companies dealing in alcohol, gambling, or prostitution

Europe

Questioning the economic value of current Islamic banks

By Humayon Dar

Published: January 25, 2016

Need for them to shift from money management to adding broader socio-economic services. PHOTO: FILE

LONDON: Many industry observers assert that all Islamic banking products in essence are replicas of conventional banking products, be they Islamic deposits or financing products based on leasing or trade-based contracts. 771 more words

Asia

Towards a new Islamic golden age

Jan 17,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Nidhal Guessoum

The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age” — during which scholarship and learning flourished across the Muslim world — lasted many centuries and included the establishment of the world’s first universities. 854 more words

Asia

Only Gold and silver will have value during the end times

Islamic Dinar & Dirham

Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) said, "A time is certainly coming over mankind in which there will be nothing which will be of use save a dinar and a dirham." 684 more words

Islamic Finance

2016 Islamic Finance 2-Day Master Class (Melbourne and Sydney)

AusCIF is pleased to announce that details of our new Islamic Finance Master Class for Melbourne and Sydney are available now.

This is limited seating event. 532 more words

Islamic Finance

Iran a FinTech powerhouse?

The Promise of FinTech Iran

By Christine Duhaime

FinTech Boom

All over the world, from New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore, start-ups are sprouting up to deliver new financial technology (FinTech) to offer online payments, currency exchanges, crowd-funding, online P2P lending and wealth management services that compete with traditional retail and private banking services. 675 more words

FinTech