Islamic Finance in the Global EconomyeBook - 2010
Islamic finance is growing at an astonishing rate and is now a 1200 billion industry, with operations in over 100 countries. This book explains the paradox of a system rooted in the medieval era thriving in the global economy. Coverage is exhaustively comprehensive, defining Islamic finance in its broadest sense to include banks, mutual funds, securities firms and insurance (or takaful) companies. The author places Islamic finance in the context of the global political and economic system and covers a wide variety of issues such as the underlying principles of Islamic finance, the range of Isl.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages)