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An Introduction to Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice 2nd ed isbn 9780470828083

An Introduction to Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice

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ISBN13: 9780470821886
ISBN: 0470821884
New Edition ISBN: 9780470828083
Published: December 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: Singapore
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



The global demand for an ethical form of investing has led to a major boom in Islamic Banking and Finance. Banks such as HSBC and Citibank have announced tgheir ambition to become major players in the market. For newcomers to this burgeoning marketing, An Introduction to Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice offers an excellent overview of the princial concepts from two-known figures in Islamic Finance.

This book explains the fundamental principles and functions of an economic, banking and financial system operating under Shariah. Numerous tenets of Islam - from social justice, equality, preservation of property rights, sanctity of contracts and the problem of Riba (interest) - are discussed with relation to the economic behaviour of individuals, society and state.

An Introduction to Islamic Finance:Theory and Practice offers a comprehensive and practical guide for anyone interested in Islamic Finance and Banking, and the enourmous potential it holds.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Middle East, Islamic Law
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.
References.
Bibliography.
Index. ;