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  • Authors: Vicary Abdullah, Daud (2015-04-01)

  • Blog post by INCEIF PCEO Mr. Daud Vicary Abdullah on “Halal for all humanity“.

  • handbook_asian_sovereign_bond_markets_yield_risk_cover.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2013)

  • This book is on the pricing of sovereign debt in 17 bond markets across Asia: from Japan in the Far East and Israel in West Asia. The 17 markets include the very large bond market of Japan, which ranks equal among the largest five markets namely in the UK, the USA, Germany and Switzerland. Sovereign debt overhang is allegedly destabilizing the world economy from October 2011, since when the then Eurozone crisis transformed into government debt overhang crisis. This book is about the economics of how the sovereign debts are rated, priced and sold on the basis of perceived risk by investors buying and selling debt instruments. Developed economies' debt burden as a percentage of national...

  • handbook of investable world bond markets.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2016)

  • This book identifies how the major and some minor bond markets reacted to interest rate increases and decreases over the recent few years. As every investor knows excessive borrowings relative to the ability to service loans constitute sovereign debt crisis, and it is not limited only to developing countries as shown by the fall in bond values of profligate borrowers such as the Greece. This book is on the pricing of sovereign debt in 17 bond markets across the developed world, ones that have received most of the investors' money as investments.

  • harmonisation_Islamic_finance_reasons_dimensions_akram.pdf.jpg
  • Industry article


  • Authors: Laldin, Mohamad Akram; Furqani, Hafas (2013)

  • Islamic finance is now at the stage of internationalisation, witnessing greater integration between the Islamic financial industry and the global financial system. Islamic finance has gradually evolved to become a dynamic and competitive form of financial intermediation. The Islamic financial industry has been developing ways to facilitate its interaction and integration into the global financial system. We see Islamic finance attracting the attention of the global audience and transcending religious, political and geographical boundaries. It has the potential to be adopted as an alternative to the global financial system...

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  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Laldin, Mohamad Akram; Furqani, Hafas (2013)

  • Islamic finance is now at the stage of internationalisation, witnessing greater integration between the Islamic financial industry and the global financial system. Islamic finance has gradually evolved to become a dynamic and competitive form of financial intermediation. The Islamic financial industry has been developing ways to facilitate its interaction and integration into the global financial system. We see Islamic finance attracting the attention of the global audience and transcending religious, political and geographical boundaries. It has the potential to be adopted as an alternative to the global financial system...

  • heads_we_win_tails_you_lose_is_there_equity_in_Islamic_equity_funds_obiya.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mustaffa Kamil, Nazrol Kamil; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2014)

  • We made the first estimate of the proportion of fund alpha statistically attributable to luck rather than skill for a sample of Malaysian Islamic equity funds. Broadly, the funds do not outperform market benchmarks. In the limited instances where performance is superior, based on a contemporary methodology, as much as 47% of the observed positive fund alpha is statistically attributable to luck. Thus, at 5% significance level, we find only 1.95% of our funds to be genuinely skilled. Our findings raise questions regarding the equitability of these funds levying fixed fees, making a case for potential innovation in fund remuneration structure.

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  • Master


  • Authors: Mohd Hodori, Muhammad 'Arif (2017)

  • Herding behaviour refers to an alignment of thoughts or behaviours of individuals in a group. In the case of capital market, it has been studied by several researchers such as Chang et al. (2000) and (Gavriilidis et al., 2015). Being a multicultural and multiracial country, and one of the main markets for the Islamic capital market, Malaysia provides a conducive landscape for the study of herding behaviour. The main motive for conducting this study is to investigate the presence of herding behaviour in Malaysia's religious holiday period, it's characteristic in reference to all securities and shariah-compliant securities ...

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  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath; Nik Yusuf, Nik Nurul Atiqah; Mohd Iqbal, Norariefah; Noor Mohamad, Juyda (2011)

  • The main focus of this paper is to identify the hilah committed in the Islamic banking and finance instruments in Malaysia with reference to other jurisdictions and analyse the complexity in ascertaining the legal status of such practice either in equity or debt based financing when its practice associates with the interest of the people and a need to fulfill the maqasid al-Shariah. At the end of the paper, the authors would attempt to answer the question whether there is a need to uniform the Islamic banking instruments in all the jurisdictions of the world to facilitate cross-border transactions.

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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Cizakca, Murat (2012)

  • Gharar is usually examined in the literature from the perspective of modern Islamic private finance. In this article, I will focus on public finance and try to explain how this important concept found and application in history. It is a concept that has a long history, and was embedded in Islamic jurist work over centuries of commnets and interpretations.

  • honey_at_the_tip_of_the_tongue_corruption_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Wisham, Ismail; Muneeza, Aishath (2011)

  • Corruption is a cancer spoiling the society. It inhibits the developed and developing nations to rise above and turn into developed nations. The developing countries are struggling to tackle the issue of corruption. This indeed affects the development of projects and impacts the grassroots by depriving the marginalised of essential benefits. The objective of this paper is to provide a descriptive analysis on international corruption, curbing legislations existing in the world today. It is argued here that corruption needs to be curbed at all cost. This article also proposes suggestions on how this issue may be resolved. The authors contend that a single set of legislation against cor...

  • hotel_investment_financing_call_shariah_consideration_new_methodology_assessment_screening_ahcene.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Lahsasna, Ahcene (2015)

  • It investigates the nature of the hotel business from the Islamic law perspective and its importance in the Malaysian economy. It argues that exclusion of hotel business from Islamic investment and financing activities through Shari'ah screening methodology may be inappropriate. Hence, it recommends that the Shari'ah Advisory Council (SAC) of Securities Commission Malaysia reconsider the assessment and screening process for hotel business in the light of arguments put forward in the research in favour of its Shari'ah compliance.

  • house_prices_bank_credits_Malaysia_aggregate_disaggregate_analysis_mansor_siong.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Siong, Hook Law (2014)

  • The paper investigates the long run behavior of house prices and their dynamic interactions with bank credits, real output and interest rate for the case of Malaysia. Apart from the aggregate house prices, the analysis also covers various house price sub-indices, namely, the terraced house price index, the semi-detached house price index, the detached house price index and the high-rise price index. From the aggregate perspective, we note the presence of a long run relation among the variables. Moreover, the findings suggest the long run causality that runs from the included variables to both the aggregate house prices and bank credits. Dynamic interactions between house prices and ba...

  • house_price‐stock_price_relations_thailand_empirical_analysis_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2010)

  • The purpose of this paper is to empirically evaluate the wealth and credit-price effects in the relations between housing prices and stock prices for Thailand using quarterly data from 1995 to 2006. The analysis relies on a four-variable vector autoregression (VAR) framework consisting of house prices, stock prices, real output and consumer prices. Granger causality tests, impulse-response functions and variance decompositions simulated from the estimated VAR systems are adopted as bases for inferences. The results obtained from Granger causality tests, impulse response functions and variance decompositions all suggest a unidirectional causality that runs from stock prices to house pr...

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  • Blog Post


  • Authors: Mirakhor, Abbas (2014-08-21)

  • Blog post by Prof. Abbas Mirakhor, First Holder of INCEIF Chair of Islamic Finance on “How can Islamic finance move forward?“.

  • how expansive are frontier_rodney.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Wilson, Rodney (2009)

  • Islamic capital market products have developed enormously in recent years, with seven major types of sukuk and issuance in four currencies and by ten countries. Much has been achieved since 2000 and many lessons have been learnt. The industry has not suffered the types of setbacks experienced by conventional asset-backed securities, many of which, following the subprime debacle, are now worthless. Yet those involves in sukuk issuance cannot afford to be complacement, as there are many unresolved issues. The aim here is to consider these issues and assess where the industry is going

  • how_far_maldives_progressed_achieving_islamic_capital_market_Aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • The Maldives Capital Market Strategic Plan 2015-19 (the Plan) has 10 programs out of which Program 4 specifically deals with developing Islamic capital market products. The strategic priority for Program 4 is broadening access to finance and investment opportunities. The overview of Program 4 states that the Plan aims to promote more investable products to investors of various preferences. Equity, debt, investment funds, private equity and venture capital funds are to be introduced in the form of conventional products and/or Shariah compliant products. As part of the development activities of the authorities, developing Shariah compliant products will be a high priority during the nex...

  • how_inflationary_oil_price_hikes_disaggregated _bok_Thailand_using_symmetric_asymmetric_cointegration_models_mansor_kanokwan.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Chancharoenchai, Kanokwan (2014)

  • The present paper analyzes the inflationary effects of oil prices at the aggregate and disaggregated levels for Thailand using symmetric and asymmetric cointegration and error-correction modeling approaches. The cointegration test results suggest the presence of long-run relations between oil prices and the following price indices: aggregate consumer price index, non-food and beverage price index, housing and furnishing price index, energy price index, non-raw food and energy price index and transportation and communication price index. Meanwhile, food and beverage price index and raw food price index are not cointegrated with the oil prices. From the dynamic analyses, we uncover evid...

  • how_islamic_are_islamic_banks_non-linear_assessment_islamic_rate_conventional_rate_relations_mansoribrahim.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Sukmana, Raditya; Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2017)

  • In this paper, we perform a non-linear assessment of Islamic rate - conventional rate relations for the case of Malaysia. Using monthly data covering the period January 1999 to November 2016, we find strong evidence supporting non-linear reactions of the Islamic investment rates to conventional rates in the long run and/or short-run for all matched maturities. More precisely, the Islamic investment rates exhibit faster upward movement (slower downward movement) in responses to conventional deposit rate increases (decreases). The asymmetric pricing behaviour of Islamic banks however tends to weaken as maturity lengthens. Accordingly, we infer that Islamic banks do not rigidly peg their...

Browsing by Title

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Showing results 440 to 459 of 1210
  • item.jpg
  • Blog Post


  • Authors: Vicary Abdullah, Daud (2015-04-01)

  • Blog post by INCEIF PCEO Mr. Daud Vicary Abdullah on “Halal for all humanity“.

  • handbook_asian_sovereign_bond_markets_yield_risk_cover.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2013)

  • This book is on the pricing of sovereign debt in 17 bond markets across Asia: from Japan in the Far East and Israel in West Asia. The 17 markets include the very large bond market of Japan, which ranks equal among the largest five markets namely in the UK, the USA, Germany and Switzerland. Sovereign debt overhang is allegedly destabilizing the world economy from October 2011, since when the then Eurozone crisis transformed into government debt overhang crisis. This book is about the economics of how the sovereign debts are rated, priced and sold on the basis of perceived risk by investors buying and selling debt instruments. Developed economies' debt burden as a percentage of national...

  • handbook of investable world bond markets.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2016)

  • This book identifies how the major and some minor bond markets reacted to interest rate increases and decreases over the recent few years. As every investor knows excessive borrowings relative to the ability to service loans constitute sovereign debt crisis, and it is not limited only to developing countries as shown by the fall in bond values of profligate borrowers such as the Greece. This book is on the pricing of sovereign debt in 17 bond markets across the developed world, ones that have received most of the investors' money as investments.

  • harmonisation_Islamic_finance_reasons_dimensions_akram.pdf.jpg
  • Industry article


  • Authors: Laldin, Mohamad Akram; Furqani, Hafas (2013)

  • Islamic finance is now at the stage of internationalisation, witnessing greater integration between the Islamic financial industry and the global financial system. Islamic finance has gradually evolved to become a dynamic and competitive form of financial intermediation. The Islamic financial industry has been developing ways to facilitate its interaction and integration into the global financial system. We see Islamic finance attracting the attention of the global audience and transcending religious, political and geographical boundaries. It has the potential to be adopted as an alternative to the global financial system...

  • item.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Laldin, Mohamad Akram; Furqani, Hafas (2013)

  • Islamic finance is now at the stage of internationalisation, witnessing greater integration between the Islamic financial industry and the global financial system. Islamic finance has gradually evolved to become a dynamic and competitive form of financial intermediation. The Islamic financial industry has been developing ways to facilitate its interaction and integration into the global financial system. We see Islamic finance attracting the attention of the global audience and transcending religious, political and geographical boundaries. It has the potential to be adopted as an alternative to the global financial system...

  • heads_we_win_tails_you_lose_is_there_equity_in_Islamic_equity_funds_obiya.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mustaffa Kamil, Nazrol Kamil; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2014)

  • We made the first estimate of the proportion of fund alpha statistically attributable to luck rather than skill for a sample of Malaysian Islamic equity funds. Broadly, the funds do not outperform market benchmarks. In the limited instances where performance is superior, based on a contemporary methodology, as much as 47% of the observed positive fund alpha is statistically attributable to luck. Thus, at 5% significance level, we find only 1.95% of our funds to be genuinely skilled. Our findings raise questions regarding the equitability of these funds levying fixed fees, making a case for potential innovation in fund remuneration structure.

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Mohd Hodori, Muhammad 'Arif (2017)

  • Herding behaviour refers to an alignment of thoughts or behaviours of individuals in a group. In the case of capital market, it has been studied by several researchers such as Chang et al. (2000) and (Gavriilidis et al., 2015). Being a multicultural and multiracial country, and one of the main markets for the Islamic capital market, Malaysia provides a conducive landscape for the study of herding behaviour. The main motive for conducting this study is to investigate the presence of herding behaviour in Malaysia's religious holiday period, it's characteristic in reference to all securities and shariah-compliant securities ...

  • hilah_in_the_Islamic_banking_instruments_in_Malaysia_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath; Nik Yusuf, Nik Nurul Atiqah; Mohd Iqbal, Norariefah; Noor Mohamad, Juyda (2011)

  • The main focus of this paper is to identify the hilah committed in the Islamic banking and finance instruments in Malaysia with reference to other jurisdictions and analyse the complexity in ascertaining the legal status of such practice either in equity or debt based financing when its practice associates with the interest of the people and a need to fulfill the maqasid al-Shariah. At the end of the paper, the authors would attempt to answer the question whether there is a need to uniform the Islamic banking instruments in all the jurisdictions of the world to facilitate cross-border transactions.

  • history of islamic public finance.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Cizakca, Murat (2012)

  • Gharar is usually examined in the literature from the perspective of modern Islamic private finance. In this article, I will focus on public finance and try to explain how this important concept found and application in history. It is a concept that has a long history, and was embedded in Islamic jurist work over centuries of commnets and interpretations.

  • honey_at_the_tip_of_the_tongue_corruption_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Wisham, Ismail; Muneeza, Aishath (2011)

  • Corruption is a cancer spoiling the society. It inhibits the developed and developing nations to rise above and turn into developed nations. The developing countries are struggling to tackle the issue of corruption. This indeed affects the development of projects and impacts the grassroots by depriving the marginalised of essential benefits. The objective of this paper is to provide a descriptive analysis on international corruption, curbing legislations existing in the world today. It is argued here that corruption needs to be curbed at all cost. This article also proposes suggestions on how this issue may be resolved. The authors contend that a single set of legislation against cor...

  • hotel_investment_financing_call_shariah_consideration_new_methodology_assessment_screening_ahcene.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Lahsasna, Ahcene (2015)

  • It investigates the nature of the hotel business from the Islamic law perspective and its importance in the Malaysian economy. It argues that exclusion of hotel business from Islamic investment and financing activities through Shari'ah screening methodology may be inappropriate. Hence, it recommends that the Shari'ah Advisory Council (SAC) of Securities Commission Malaysia reconsider the assessment and screening process for hotel business in the light of arguments put forward in the research in favour of its Shari'ah compliance.

  • house_prices_bank_credits_Malaysia_aggregate_disaggregate_analysis_mansor_siong.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Siong, Hook Law (2014)

  • The paper investigates the long run behavior of house prices and their dynamic interactions with bank credits, real output and interest rate for the case of Malaysia. Apart from the aggregate house prices, the analysis also covers various house price sub-indices, namely, the terraced house price index, the semi-detached house price index, the detached house price index and the high-rise price index. From the aggregate perspective, we note the presence of a long run relation among the variables. Moreover, the findings suggest the long run causality that runs from the included variables to both the aggregate house prices and bank credits. Dynamic interactions between house prices and ba...

  • house_price‐stock_price_relations_thailand_empirical_analysis_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2010)

  • The purpose of this paper is to empirically evaluate the wealth and credit-price effects in the relations between housing prices and stock prices for Thailand using quarterly data from 1995 to 2006. The analysis relies on a four-variable vector autoregression (VAR) framework consisting of house prices, stock prices, real output and consumer prices. Granger causality tests, impulse-response functions and variance decompositions simulated from the estimated VAR systems are adopted as bases for inferences. The results obtained from Granger causality tests, impulse response functions and variance decompositions all suggest a unidirectional causality that runs from stock prices to house pr...

  • item.jpg
  • Blog Post


  • Authors: Mirakhor, Abbas (2014-08-21)

  • Blog post by Prof. Abbas Mirakhor, First Holder of INCEIF Chair of Islamic Finance on “How can Islamic finance move forward?“.

  • how expansive are frontier_rodney.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Wilson, Rodney (2009)

  • Islamic capital market products have developed enormously in recent years, with seven major types of sukuk and issuance in four currencies and by ten countries. Much has been achieved since 2000 and many lessons have been learnt. The industry has not suffered the types of setbacks experienced by conventional asset-backed securities, many of which, following the subprime debacle, are now worthless. Yet those involves in sukuk issuance cannot afford to be complacement, as there are many unresolved issues. The aim here is to consider these issues and assess where the industry is going

  • how_far_maldives_progressed_achieving_islamic_capital_market_Aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • The Maldives Capital Market Strategic Plan 2015-19 (the Plan) has 10 programs out of which Program 4 specifically deals with developing Islamic capital market products. The strategic priority for Program 4 is broadening access to finance and investment opportunities. The overview of Program 4 states that the Plan aims to promote more investable products to investors of various preferences. Equity, debt, investment funds, private equity and venture capital funds are to be introduced in the form of conventional products and/or Shariah compliant products. As part of the development activities of the authorities, developing Shariah compliant products will be a high priority during the nex...

  • how_inflationary_oil_price_hikes_disaggregated _bok_Thailand_using_symmetric_asymmetric_cointegration_models_mansor_kanokwan.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Chancharoenchai, Kanokwan (2014)

  • The present paper analyzes the inflationary effects of oil prices at the aggregate and disaggregated levels for Thailand using symmetric and asymmetric cointegration and error-correction modeling approaches. The cointegration test results suggest the presence of long-run relations between oil prices and the following price indices: aggregate consumer price index, non-food and beverage price index, housing and furnishing price index, energy price index, non-raw food and energy price index and transportation and communication price index. Meanwhile, food and beverage price index and raw food price index are not cointegrated with the oil prices. From the dynamic analyses, we uncover evid...

  • how_islamic_are_islamic_banks_non-linear_assessment_islamic_rate_conventional_rate_relations_mansoribrahim.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Sukmana, Raditya; Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2017)

  • In this paper, we perform a non-linear assessment of Islamic rate - conventional rate relations for the case of Malaysia. Using monthly data covering the period January 1999 to November 2016, we find strong evidence supporting non-linear reactions of the Islamic investment rates to conventional rates in the long run and/or short-run for all matched maturities. More precisely, the Islamic investment rates exhibit faster upward movement (slower downward movement) in responses to conventional deposit rate increases (decreases). The asymmetric pricing behaviour of Islamic banks however tends to weaken as maturity lengthens. Accordingly, we infer that Islamic banks do not rigidly peg their...