Islamic Finance

Principles, Performance and Prospects

  • Tina Harrison
  • Essam Ibrahim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Tina Harrison, Essam Ibrahim
    Pages 1-9
  3. Hussein A. Hassan Al-Tamimi, Adel Shehadah Lafi, Md Hamid Uddin
    Pages 46-65
  4. Nafis Alam, Kin Boon Tang, Mohammad Shadique Rajjaque
    Pages 105-121
  5. Hussain Gulzar Rammal, Ralf Zurbruegg
    Pages 141-156
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 190-192

About this book


This book demonstrates how the global market for Islamic financial services has shown strong growth in recent years and shown remarkable resilience during the global financial crisis.Drawing on a range of international perspectives from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Malaysia, Pakistan, Australia and Europe, this book explores the characteristics and performance of Islamic finance and banking and discusses future prospects.  It offers a comprehensive theoretical framework for Shariah governance in Islamic financial institutions, explores Shariah-compliant equities, as well as issues in productivity, technology and efficiency. It includes a number of comparative studies on Islamic and conventional banks, Islamic and conventional unit trusts, and Islamic and conventional banks’ product mixes. The challenges and opportunities for the expansion of Islamic finance and banking into Europe are explored through the contexts of the UK, Germany and Italy.  


Islamic banking products Consumer confidence Islamic banking Shariah Bai Salam method Sukuk Islamic retail banking Islamic unit trusts

Editors and affiliations

  • Tina Harrison
    • 1
  • Essam Ibrahim
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Edinburgh Business SchoolUK

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