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Banking and Financial Systems in the Arab World


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 1-7
  3. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 8-42
  4. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 43-73
  5. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 74-112
  6. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 146-173
  7. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 174-216
  8. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 217-255
  9. Philip Molyneux, Munawar Iqbal
    Pages 256-279
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 280-336

About this book


This book provides state-of-the art analysis of banking and financial systems in the Arab world. The early chapters of the text present an overview of Arab economies linking banking and financial sector trends in the Arab world over the last twenty years. The rest of the text examines in detail the financial systems of the major Arab countries, focusing on banking sector and capital market developments. This text will be the first to provide a rigorous analytical evaluation of banking sector developments in the Arab world.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Wales BangorUK
  2. 2.Islamic Banking and Finance DivisionIslamic Research and Training Institute, Islamic Development BankJeddahSaudi Arabia

About the authors

Author Philip Molyneux: Professor Philip Molyneux is Dean of the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Science, and Professor of Banking and Finance at Bangor University, UK. His mian area of research is on structure and efficiency of banking markets and he has published widely in this area. He has also published a variety of texts on banking areas and acted as a consultant to: New York Federal Reserve Bank, the World Bank, the European Commission, the UK Treasury, Citibank Private Bank, Barclays Wealth, McKinsey & co, Credit Suisse and various other international banks and consulting firms.

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