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Islamic Finance

A Practical Perspective

  • Nafis Alam
  • Lokesh Gupta
  • Bala Shanmugam

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 1-15
  3. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 17-34
  4. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 35-53
  5. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 55-78
  6. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 79-130
  7. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 131-244
  8. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 245-305
  9. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 307-358
  10. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 359-396
  11. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 397-429
  12. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 431-449
  13. Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Bala Shanmugam
    Pages 451-473
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 475-481

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a comprehensive and practical guide to Islamic finance. It covers a broad range of important topics including Islamic banking, capital markets, Takaful, wealth management, Fintech in Islamic finance, compliance and governance issues.

It begins by introducing Islamic banking, covering its objectives, principles and evolution, before moving on to discuss the religious foundations of Islamic finance. The prohibition of Riba and Gharar and Islamic contracts are explored, before Islamic deposits, and financing are discussed in practice. A comparative analysis is provided between Islamic banking products and services in a range of counties throughout the world. Information technology including fintech, payment and settlement networks, opportunities and challenges are also addressed. Corporate governance, Islamic capital markets, and Islamic insurance (Takaful) are all explored, before concluding with a chapter on wealth management and Islamic investment funds. It features case studies based on the authors’ own experiences consulting with Islamic financial institutions.

Ideal for those looking to improve their understanding of practical Islamic financing models, contracts, product structures and product features, this book will appeal to both students and practitioners in Islamic finance and banking, those based in Islamic financial institutions, and those based in conventional financial institutions who may be looking to enter the Islamic financial market.

Keywords

Islamic banking Islam Sharia Riba Gharar Islamic contracts Islamic deposits FinTech Regulatory compliance Corporate governance Islamic capital markets Sukuk Takaful Islamic wealth management Islamic investment funds

Authors and affiliations

  • Nafis Alam
    • 1
  • Lokesh Gupta
    • 2
  • Bala Shanmugam
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Reading MalaysiaJohor BahruMalaysia
  2. 2.RM ApplicationsKuala LumpurMalaysia
  3. 3.Federation University MalaysiaPetaling JayaMalaysia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66559-7
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66558-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66559-7
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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