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By Emmy Abdul Alim. Though the modern Islamic finance system has existed for more than forty years, its size and influence in the banking industry has expanded massively in just the last decade. This book looks at Islamic finance from the perspective of the experts shaping the industry, including some of the founders of the first Islamic banks—Haj Saeed Lootah, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Al Faisal Al Saud, and Sheikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel—as well as other professionals who have greatly influenced the industry. Editor Emmy Alim offers rare insight on Islamic finance with these insightful interviews focused on the development, rise, and future trajectory of Islamic finance. Wiley (2014), English, Hardcover: 320 pages.
With the shockwaves from the 2007/2008 global financial meltdown still being felt around the world, the flood of investment capital flowing into the more stable and socially responsible Islamic financial markets continues to mount. Currently boasting a phenomenal 20% annual growth rate, the Islamic capital markets are well on their way to assuming their rightful position as a major player in global finance. As interest in Islamic finance continues to expand rapidly both within and beyond the borders of the Muslim world, finance professionals and investors everywhere are hungry for expert insights into the current state of the industry, knowledgeable perspectives on emerging trends that are shaping it, and well-informed opinions about its likely future. This book provides ample servings of all three