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  • Khan, Mohsin S.; Mirakhor, Abbas (1987)

  • Islam proposes that the banking systems that operate on the basis of an ex ante fixed rate of interest be replaced by a profit-sharing system in which the rate of return to the financial resources is not known and is not fixed prior to the undertaking of the transaction. While in Islam interest is forbidden, trade and profits are permissible and in fact encouraged. The papers in this volume all address one or more of the basic questions at the theoretical level. They represents a start in the attempt to introduce rigor into the analysis of Islamic banking and finance, thereby clarifying the nature of the basic relationships underslying the system.

  • welfare_implications_interest-free_bank_asset_management_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar (1989)

  • This paper introduces some theoretical aspects of Islamic banking asset management strategies for reducing economic instability. Since public welfare deteriorates during periods of inflation and unemployment, the procyclical behavior of modern interest-based commercial banks is known to aggravate these fluctuations and ipso facto produce an even more severe impact on welfare. The paper will show that equity-based Islamic banks contain some structural features that reduce these procyclical tendencies and therefore shield public welfare from further deterioration.

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  • Book


  • Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (1991)

  • This book examines the importance of the Pacific region to the Malaysian economy. Particular emphasis is placed on the contributions of the Pacific to Malaysia's trade expansion and industrial development through foreign investment. The book also traces the trends in the Pacific, discusses the possible impact of such trends on the Malaysian economy in the years ahead, and draws policy implications for the 1990s and beyond.

  • path_integral_derivation_u1_kac–moody_characters_weyl–kac_denominator_belal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Baaquie, Belal E. (1992)

  • The U(1) Kac-Moody character functions are derived from a path integral expression. It is shown that point-split regularization of the Virasoro generator also exactly regularizes the path integral. An exact derivation of the Weyl-Kac denominator is then given for an arbitrary Lie group using the semiclassical approximation and the results of the U(1) calculation.

  • long_distance_behavior_four-dimensional_nonlinear_SIGMA_model_anomaly_belal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Baaquie, Belal E.; Rajeev, S.G. (1993)

  • We study the low energy behavior of the four-dimensional nonlinear sigma model with anomaly using the 2+ expansion and renormalization group methods. It is shown that the theory has a non-trivial ir stable fixed point, in addition to the usual trivial fixed point. If pions happen to exist in the non-trivial phase, their propagator would scale at low energies with anomalous exponents.

  • economic_principles_islam_some_methodological_issues_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar (1995)

  • This paper examines the nature of economic principles in Islam. Two types of economic principles are identified. The first type refers to the economic laws derived from revelation-based sources namely the Quran, Sunnah, Ijtihad and Ijma. The second type refers to economic lwas derived from reasoning and experience. The former is the economic system and the latter is economic theory. Both forms of economic laws are in harmony and have no basis for compartmentalization as there is no conflict between revelation and science in Islam. in theory building, it is shown that Quran based assumptions act as the linking mechanism in harmonizing revelation and science. As revelation is superior to reason and experience. Modification of economic models for empirical verification must not involve cha...

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  • Ariff, Mohamed; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Md. Nassir, Annuar (1998)

  • This book is meant for both professionals and students of capital markets in an emerging economy. It is about financial behaviour of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. It provides for the first time care-fully-researched findings about the structure of pricing in this reasonably-well-organised emerging stock market in Malaysia, which is an attractive Asian location for portfolio investment. The findings reports in this book should provide useful benchmarks for practice by professionals in accounting, finance, financial economics, regulations, etc. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: fp HG 5750.6 A4 M697)

  • application_bay_al-innah_bay_al-dayn_malaysian_islam_bonds_islamic_analysis_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar; Sanusi, Mahmood (1999)

  • Financial contracts involving use of bay' al-inah and bay' al-dayn have been extensively used in design of Malaysian Islamic bonds. This paper argues that both these mechanisms have been found unacceptable by the majority of Islamic scholars and proposes the use of financing based on Muqarada and Musharaka principles as genuine alternatives to interest-bearing financial instruments.

  • al_bay_bithaman_ajil_financing_impacts_islamic_banking_performance_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar (1999)

  • The dual-banking system in Malaysia is expected to put Islamic banks at a disadvantage due to the latter's over-dependency on fixed rate asset financing such as al-bay' bithaman qjil and murabuhah. When interest rates are rising, rational product choice among non-Muslim customers is expected to produce a shifting effect that may frustrate deposit mobilization and at the same time able deplete an Islamic bank's earnings. The shifting effect occurs when NMC either transfer deposits from Islamic banks to conventional banks, or, in a period of declining interest rates, opt for loans rather than for deferred sale financing. These shifts occur solely due to pecuniary incentives sought by NMC as the suppliers of deposits or demanders of funds. During an economic slowdown normally a...

  • A_comparison_of_transactions_in_conventional_and_Islamic_economies_Mabid.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Mahmoud Al-Jarhi, Mabid Ali Mohamed (2000)

  • This paper compares the transactions costs in two economies, one conventional, the other Islamic. The conventional economy is characterized by borrowing to finance some current purchases, while the Islamic economy disallows interest-based lending and operates on the basis of universal banking that mixes commerce and commercial and investment banking. To finance current purchases, it provides customers with credit purchase agreements, which entail that the bank buy the commodities and assets from suppliers and resell them on credit to customers satisfying conditions of creditworthiness similar to those that conventional banks require for borrowers. The paper uses simple calculations to compare transactions costs in both economies. It argues that under competitive competition, credit purc...

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  • theoretical_studies_in_islamic_banking_finance.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Khan, Mohsin S.; Mirakhor, Abbas (1987)

  • Islam proposes that the banking systems that operate on the basis of an ex ante fixed rate of interest be replaced by a profit-sharing system in which the rate of return to the financial resources is not known and is not fixed prior to the undertaking of the transaction. While in Islam interest is forbidden, trade and profits are permissible and in fact encouraged. The papers in this volume all address one or more of the basic questions at the theoretical level. They represents a start in the attempt to introduce rigor into the analysis of Islamic banking and finance, thereby clarifying the nature of the basic relationships underslying the system.

  • welfare_implications_interest-free_bank_asset_management_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar (1989)

  • This paper introduces some theoretical aspects of Islamic banking asset management strategies for reducing economic instability. Since public welfare deteriorates during periods of inflation and unemployment, the procyclical behavior of modern interest-based commercial banks is known to aggravate these fluctuations and ipso facto produce an even more severe impact on welfare. The paper will show that equity-based Islamic banks contain some structural features that reduce these procyclical tendencies and therefore shield public welfare from further deterioration.

  • the malaysian economy_pacific connections.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (1991)

  • This book examines the importance of the Pacific region to the Malaysian economy. Particular emphasis is placed on the contributions of the Pacific to Malaysia's trade expansion and industrial development through foreign investment. The book also traces the trends in the Pacific, discusses the possible impact of such trends on the Malaysian economy in the years ahead, and draws policy implications for the 1990s and beyond.

  • path_integral_derivation_u1_kac–moody_characters_weyl–kac_denominator_belal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Baaquie, Belal E. (1992)

  • The U(1) Kac-Moody character functions are derived from a path integral expression. It is shown that point-split regularization of the Virasoro generator also exactly regularizes the path integral. An exact derivation of the Weyl-Kac denominator is then given for an arbitrary Lie group using the semiclassical approximation and the results of the U(1) calculation.

  • long_distance_behavior_four-dimensional_nonlinear_SIGMA_model_anomaly_belal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Baaquie, Belal E.; Rajeev, S.G. (1993)

  • We study the low energy behavior of the four-dimensional nonlinear sigma model with anomaly using the 2+ expansion and renormalization group methods. It is shown that the theory has a non-trivial ir stable fixed point, in addition to the usual trivial fixed point. If pions happen to exist in the non-trivial phase, their propagator would scale at low energies with anomalous exponents.

  • economic_principles_islam_some_methodological_issues_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar (1995)

  • This paper examines the nature of economic principles in Islam. Two types of economic principles are identified. The first type refers to the economic laws derived from revelation-based sources namely the Quran, Sunnah, Ijtihad and Ijma. The second type refers to economic lwas derived from reasoning and experience. The former is the economic system and the latter is economic theory. Both forms of economic laws are in harmony and have no basis for compartmentalization as there is no conflict between revelation and science in Islam. in theory building, it is shown that Quran based assumptions act as the linking mechanism in harmonizing revelation and science. As revelation is superior to reason and experience. Modification of economic models for empirical verification must not involve cha...

  • item.jpg
  • Book


  • Ariff, Mohamed; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Md. Nassir, Annuar (1998)

  • This book is meant for both professionals and students of capital markets in an emerging economy. It is about financial behaviour of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. It provides for the first time care-fully-researched findings about the structure of pricing in this reasonably-well-organised emerging stock market in Malaysia, which is an attractive Asian location for portfolio investment. The findings reports in this book should provide useful benchmarks for practice by professionals in accounting, finance, financial economics, regulations, etc. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: fp HG 5750.6 A4 M697)

  • application_bay_al-innah_bay_al-dayn_malaysian_islam_bonds_islamic_analysis_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar; Sanusi, Mahmood (1999)

  • Financial contracts involving use of bay' al-inah and bay' al-dayn have been extensively used in design of Malaysian Islamic bonds. This paper argues that both these mechanisms have been found unacceptable by the majority of Islamic scholars and proposes the use of financing based on Muqarada and Musharaka principles as genuine alternatives to interest-bearing financial instruments.

  • al_bay_bithaman_ajil_financing_impacts_islamic_banking_performance_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Rosly, Saiful Azhar (1999)

  • The dual-banking system in Malaysia is expected to put Islamic banks at a disadvantage due to the latter's over-dependency on fixed rate asset financing such as al-bay' bithaman qjil and murabuhah. When interest rates are rising, rational product choice among non-Muslim customers is expected to produce a shifting effect that may frustrate deposit mobilization and at the same time able deplete an Islamic bank's earnings. The shifting effect occurs when NMC either transfer deposits from Islamic banks to conventional banks, or, in a period of declining interest rates, opt for loans rather than for deferred sale financing. These shifts occur solely due to pecuniary incentives sought by NMC as the suppliers of deposits or demanders of funds. During an economic slowdown normally a...

  • A_comparison_of_transactions_in_conventional_and_Islamic_economies_Mabid.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Mahmoud Al-Jarhi, Mabid Ali Mohamed (2000)

  • This paper compares the transactions costs in two economies, one conventional, the other Islamic. The conventional economy is characterized by borrowing to finance some current purchases, while the Islamic economy disallows interest-based lending and operates on the basis of universal banking that mixes commerce and commercial and investment banking. To finance current purchases, it provides customers with credit purchase agreements, which entail that the bank buy the commodities and assets from suppliers and resell them on credit to customers satisfying conditions of creditworthiness similar to those that conventional banks require for borrowers. The paper uses simple calculations to compare transactions costs in both economies. It argues that under competitive competition, credit purc...