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  • IB1006_islamic capital markets.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath (2011)

  • This guide provides an overview of capital markets. It describes the many roles played by the capital market in modern economies. A description of the main components and instruments traded within are described.

  • IE1002_reporting of islamic financial transactions.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Mohamed Ibrahim, Shahul Hameed (2012)

  • This study guide is to develop an understanding of the accounting issues in Islamic finance in the framework of Islamic accounting concepts. This guide covers the view od practices and issues in shariah review, and auditing in Islamic financial institutions and performance of analysis of Islamic banks.

  • impact_account_receivable_management_profitability_shariah_non_shariah_compliant_firms_malaysian_market_eskandar_2015.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Albdwy, Feras Fathi; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah; Syed Salman (2015-03-25)

  • Working capital is important for any firm and its administration is acknowledged as an essential of corporate administration. The main objective of working capital management is to choose the appropriate levels of the working capital components in order to ensure that the firm is able to meet its operating expenses and mitigate risks of default on payment of short-term obligations. In addition, working capital management is important for a firm’s survival because of its effects on a firm’s profitability and risk, and consequently its value (Gimeno, Folta et al. 1997) (Gunay and Kesimli 2011) and (Deloof 2003). Failure to manage working capital in prudent manner may lead to liquidity ...

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  • Master


  • Authors: Chowdhury, Mohammad Ashraful Ferdous (2015)

  • Studies of Islamic banks' profitability are an important tool towards improving performance, evaluating bank operations and determining management plan to help in increasing the chance for the banks to survive in competitive markets. The robust growth in financing and investment activities across most jurisdictions in various real sectors has helped Islamic banks to record generous asset growth rates in their balance sheets. However, the returns become subdued during the financial crisis of years of 2008-2009, reaching lows of ROA 0.74% and ROE 6.16% in 2009 (IFSB, 2014). Over the last twenty years, market conditions in banking sector have undergone extensive changes on both demand an...

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  • PhD


  • Authors: Musa, Muhammad Muhaizam (2012)

  • This study investigates the impact of capital regulation to the risk-taking behaviour of Islamic banks by examining the impact of bank-specific variables, regulatory pressure and relationship between capital ratios and bank riskiness; using two simultaneous equations namely the changes in capital ratios equation and the changes in bank riskiness equation over the sample of 70 Islamic banks extracted from BankScope database for the period 2004 to 2010 ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HG 3368 A6 M952)

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  • PhD


  • Authors: Mohd Jaapar, Asmah (2018)

  • The changes in equity index composition have a dual impact, first, to the constituent stocks that make up the index and second, to the index funds that track the index. This study investigates the index effect at constituent stocks level and index funds level using Shari'ah blue-chip indices and their corresponding i-ETFs. The findings of this study provide a new evidence on price discovery contrary to index effect reported in conventional index studies. Specifically, the study discovers the index effect in an opposite direction, i.e., additions suffered negative abnormal returns while deletions gained positive abnormal returns around index revision period. Available in physical copy ...

  • IFHubEd5_the_impact_of_competition_on_banks_efficiency_Kinan_Mansor_Baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Salim, Kinan; Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2017)

  • Islamic banking industry has unprecedentedly witnessed a rapid growth since its inception four decades back in the late 1970s. However, the prospect of this flourishing industry is fast becoming gloomy in recent years. The growth of Islamic banking almost matches the conventional banking, and their products are hardly distinguishable. Although the market growth slows down in the aftermath of the global financial crises in 2008, the Islamic banking market has witnessed increasing competition. Islamic banks become more competitive and they managed to increase their market share meanwhile, conventional banks have successfully responded to the challenge by launching Islamic windows and su...

  • PhD_Impact_of_competition_concentration_on_efficiency_kinan.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Salim, Kinan (2017)

  • Islamic banks have proliferated and emerged as important players in the global banking industry especially in the Muslim-majority countries. The recent increase in the number and market share of Islamic banks has intensified the competition in this new industry. Despite its importance, the increasing competition in Islamic banking market not only from its own Islamic peers, but also from commercial banks has not been adequately addressed nor its consequences have been investigated. This thesis aims to shed the light on this important issue by investigating the effect of competition on the efficiency of both Islamic and conventional banks ... Available in physical copy and downloada...

  • impact_of_crude_oil_price_on_Islamic_stock_indices_monir_buerhan_mansur.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abdullah, Ahmad Monir; Saiti, Buerhan; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2016)

  • This paper is the first attempt at testing the "time-varying" and "time-scale dependent" volatilities of and correlations between the selected Islamic stock indices of South East Asian countries and selected commodities for enhancing portfolio diversification benefits. Consistent with the results of our VECM, our analysis based on the application of the recent wavelet technique MODWT, indicates that the Singapore Islamic index is leading the other Islamic indices and the commodities. From the point of view of portfolio diversification benefits, based on the extent of dynamic correlations between variables, our results suggest that an investor should be aware that the Philippine Islami...

  • The_impact_of_delisting_Shariah_compliant_stocks_on_Islamic_investments_Saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Rosly, Saiful Azhar (2018)

  • Islamic investments as a critical component of the Halal supply chain received considerable attention in the global financial market when the Dow Jones Islamic market Index (DJIM) was established in 1999, followed by Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE), Standard and Poor (S&P) and others. Malaysia took global leadership in the construction of Shariah Indices in 1999 and launched the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Emas Shariah Index in 2007. One fundamental feature of the Shariah Indices is the screening process before the stock can be identified as Shariah compliant. The screening methodology differs to some degree among the major Shariah stock indices but essentially settle to affirm consensu...

  • IF_Hub_Issue_2_ Impact_efficiency_on_discretionary_finance_loss_provision_Fakri_Buerhan_ShaikhHamzah_Ariff.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Shawtari, Fekri Ali; Saiti, Buerhan; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (2017)

  • The issues of earning management has received attention from practitioners and academicians since the last couple of decades in banking sector. It is evident that bank managers practice the discretion in estimating loan/finance loss provisions for various motives such as reducing earnings variability (Agarwal, Chomsisengphet, Liu & Rhee, 2007; Kanagaretnam, 2004). Majority of the studies have been focusing on conventional banks, and only a few studies have focussed on Islamic banks, for instance, Zoubi and Al-Khazali (2007) and Othman and Mersni (2014). The significance of examining the issues in the context of Islamic banks stems from the fact that Islamic banks should not manage the...

  • impact_efficiency_discretionary_loans_finance_loss_provision_comparative_study_Islamic_conventional_banks_shaikh_ariff.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Shawtari, Fekri Ali; Saiti, Buerhan; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (2015)

  • The paper investigates whether there is a significance difference between the practices of discretionary loan/finance loss provisions between Islamic and conventional banks. Same time, the paper tests whether the efficiency may influence the behaviour of discretionary loans/finance loss provisions, taken into consideration other micro and macro variables. The study utilizes panel data runs over 1996-2011 with unbalanced observations for 16 banks, of which 4 Islamic banks. In order to achieve research objectives, the two-stage approach is adopted to examine the factors that may influence the behaviour of discretionary loan/finance loss provisions with specific emphasize on the efficien...

  • Phd_The_Impact_of_financial_development_on_income_inequality_Resul_Sapar.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Sapar, Resul (2017)

  • Income inequality, or the widening income gap between the rich and the poor, is the most discussed universal and controversial issue. It is an issue of great concern as history has shown that it can create costly, bloody, social and political instability as evidenced by French and Russian Revolutions and Arab Spring events. Many causes have been cited for the widening income gap between the rich and the poor including economic development, technological change, trade openness, financial development, and changes in labor market institutions, redistributive policies and education attainment. This thesis focuses ... Available in physical copy and downloadable format (Call Number: t HC...

  • The_impact_of_human_development_on_natural_disaster_fatalities_and_damage_panel_data_evidence_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Padli, Jaharudin; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2018)

  • Countries with high levels of human development should be able to reduce the impact of natural disasters in terms of the total numbers of people killed and affected, and damage. In this study we investigate the impact of human development indicators such as income per capita and human capital (education level) on natural disaster fatalities (total deaths, total affected and total economic losses) in 79 selected countries. Using dynamic panel data analysis, we found that the level of economic development plays an important role in mitigating the impact of natural disasters such as droughts, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, floods, storms, volcanoes, landslides and wildfires. Other fa...

  • the_impact_of_Islamic_microfinance_in_enhancing_the_well_being_and_quality_of_life_shaikh.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Quraisy, Muhammad; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2017)

  • All human beings in this world deserve a better physical and social well-being particularly the quality of life. By having proper well-being and quality of life, the advancement of individual's physical and mental aspect can be assured. This balanced individual will form a stable family unit and later on contribute to a dynamic community in a bigger social entity. However, in order to enhance both physical well-being (PWB) and social well-being (SWB) as well as to attain a good quality of life (QoL), a social disease called poverty must be eliminated. In Indonesia, Islamic Financial Cooperative which is known as Baitul Maal wat Tamwil (BMT) has been influential in enhancing the partic...

  • impact_of_political _connections_irum_ariff_eskandar.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Saba, Irum; Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2016)

  • Connections between politicians and business houses are not uncommon. Literature shows that firms tends to connect with politicians/political parties to get easy access to credit, to have lax regulatory oversight, to have preferential treatment for the government contracts and for having access to insider information. On the other hand a Shari'ah compliant firm is considered to perform ethically and justly due to adherence to the rules and regulations prescribed by Shari'ah. In recent years the research on political connections of Malaysian listed firms is increased. But the comparison of politically connected listed firms and Shari'ah compliant listed firms in Malaysia is lacking. Ma...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Abdul Halim, Asyraf (2016)

  • This paper seeks to show empirical evidence on the relationship amongst excessive credit, real estate, inequality and current account imbalances by using the LSDVC estimator based on 10 countries with similar economic experiences between the years 2004 through 2012. The paper is motivated by the gap in the literature concerning this topic and the fact that there exists a myriad of previous works that demonstrate how the dominance of real estate, inequality and current account imbalances are natural side effects owing to economic growth in a country ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HD 75 A861)

  • item.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2017)

  • This paper reports evidence of significant abnormal returns in call and put options in the New York Stock Exchange around the disclosure time of two equity funding events. The delta values as risk of options are used to adjust gross returns of calls and puts to obtain adjusted abnormal returns. Theory suggests any stock price increases around private placement announcement dates would make calls to become in-the-money, so call prices should increase: conversely, puts would become out-of-money so put prices should be unaffected. Stock price declines around seasoned equity announcement dates would make put prices to increase since puts become in-the-money: call prices, having become out...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Hamour, Mohamed (2016)

  • The purpose of this study is to initiate a drive towards standardisation of Islamic finance terminology for academic use, encourage the use of search engine data in Islamic finance research and create a methodology for choosing research keywords special to Islamic finance. Islamic finance terminology is defined for the purposes of this study as the Arabic/Islamic terms unique to Islamic finance literature written in English. Because of its organic evolvement across different geographical regions, there is no standard spelling of these Islamic finance terms (IFTs) ... Kindly email to kmc@inceif.org to access the item.

  • impact_wakalah_system_performance_takaful_business_malaysia_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Annuar, Hairul Azlan; Rosly, Saiful Azhar; Abdul Rashid, Hafiz Majdi (2006)

  • Marketing takaful products does not imply exploiting the religious factor alone. Equally important is the distribution channel. As a marketing tool the agency system is vital. Insurance agents who sell policies are not employees to the insurance operators. They work on commission basis and thus, motivated by the volume of sales made. By using agents, insurance companies can cut overhead costs and help expand markets without using or setting up new costly subsidiaries. The first Takaful operator in Malaysia, Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad (STMB) did not use the agency system. STMB says that it is against the Shari[ah law to apply the contract of Agency (al Wakalah) in the takaful bus...

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  • IB1006_islamic capital markets.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath (2011)

  • This guide provides an overview of capital markets. It describes the many roles played by the capital market in modern economies. A description of the main components and instruments traded within are described.

  • IE1002_reporting of islamic financial transactions.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Mohamed Ibrahim, Shahul Hameed (2012)

  • This study guide is to develop an understanding of the accounting issues in Islamic finance in the framework of Islamic accounting concepts. This guide covers the view od practices and issues in shariah review, and auditing in Islamic financial institutions and performance of analysis of Islamic banks.

  • impact_account_receivable_management_profitability_shariah_non_shariah_compliant_firms_malaysian_market_eskandar_2015.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Albdwy, Feras Fathi; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah; Syed Salman (2015-03-25)

  • Working capital is important for any firm and its administration is acknowledged as an essential of corporate administration. The main objective of working capital management is to choose the appropriate levels of the working capital components in order to ensure that the firm is able to meet its operating expenses and mitigate risks of default on payment of short-term obligations. In addition, working capital management is important for a firm’s survival because of its effects on a firm’s profitability and risk, and consequently its value (Gimeno, Folta et al. 1997) (Gunay and Kesimli 2011) and (Deloof 2003). Failure to manage working capital in prudent manner may lead to liquidity ...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Chowdhury, Mohammad Ashraful Ferdous (2015)

  • Studies of Islamic banks' profitability are an important tool towards improving performance, evaluating bank operations and determining management plan to help in increasing the chance for the banks to survive in competitive markets. The robust growth in financing and investment activities across most jurisdictions in various real sectors has helped Islamic banks to record generous asset growth rates in their balance sheets. However, the returns become subdued during the financial crisis of years of 2008-2009, reaching lows of ROA 0.74% and ROE 6.16% in 2009 (IFSB, 2014). Over the last twenty years, market conditions in banking sector have undergone extensive changes on both demand an...

  • item.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Musa, Muhammad Muhaizam (2012)

  • This study investigates the impact of capital regulation to the risk-taking behaviour of Islamic banks by examining the impact of bank-specific variables, regulatory pressure and relationship between capital ratios and bank riskiness; using two simultaneous equations namely the changes in capital ratios equation and the changes in bank riskiness equation over the sample of 70 Islamic banks extracted from BankScope database for the period 2004 to 2010 ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HG 3368 A6 M952)

  • item.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Mohd Jaapar, Asmah (2018)

  • The changes in equity index composition have a dual impact, first, to the constituent stocks that make up the index and second, to the index funds that track the index. This study investigates the index effect at constituent stocks level and index funds level using Shari'ah blue-chip indices and their corresponding i-ETFs. The findings of this study provide a new evidence on price discovery contrary to index effect reported in conventional index studies. Specifically, the study discovers the index effect in an opposite direction, i.e., additions suffered negative abnormal returns while deletions gained positive abnormal returns around index revision period. Available in physical copy ...

  • IFHubEd5_the_impact_of_competition_on_banks_efficiency_Kinan_Mansor_Baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Salim, Kinan; Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2017)

  • Islamic banking industry has unprecedentedly witnessed a rapid growth since its inception four decades back in the late 1970s. However, the prospect of this flourishing industry is fast becoming gloomy in recent years. The growth of Islamic banking almost matches the conventional banking, and their products are hardly distinguishable. Although the market growth slows down in the aftermath of the global financial crises in 2008, the Islamic banking market has witnessed increasing competition. Islamic banks become more competitive and they managed to increase their market share meanwhile, conventional banks have successfully responded to the challenge by launching Islamic windows and su...

  • PhD_Impact_of_competition_concentration_on_efficiency_kinan.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Salim, Kinan (2017)

  • Islamic banks have proliferated and emerged as important players in the global banking industry especially in the Muslim-majority countries. The recent increase in the number and market share of Islamic banks has intensified the competition in this new industry. Despite its importance, the increasing competition in Islamic banking market not only from its own Islamic peers, but also from commercial banks has not been adequately addressed nor its consequences have been investigated. This thesis aims to shed the light on this important issue by investigating the effect of competition on the efficiency of both Islamic and conventional banks ... Available in physical copy and downloada...

  • impact_of_crude_oil_price_on_Islamic_stock_indices_monir_buerhan_mansur.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abdullah, Ahmad Monir; Saiti, Buerhan; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2016)

  • This paper is the first attempt at testing the "time-varying" and "time-scale dependent" volatilities of and correlations between the selected Islamic stock indices of South East Asian countries and selected commodities for enhancing portfolio diversification benefits. Consistent with the results of our VECM, our analysis based on the application of the recent wavelet technique MODWT, indicates that the Singapore Islamic index is leading the other Islamic indices and the commodities. From the point of view of portfolio diversification benefits, based on the extent of dynamic correlations between variables, our results suggest that an investor should be aware that the Philippine Islami...

  • The_impact_of_delisting_Shariah_compliant_stocks_on_Islamic_investments_Saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Rosly, Saiful Azhar (2018)

  • Islamic investments as a critical component of the Halal supply chain received considerable attention in the global financial market when the Dow Jones Islamic market Index (DJIM) was established in 1999, followed by Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE), Standard and Poor (S&P) and others. Malaysia took global leadership in the construction of Shariah Indices in 1999 and launched the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Emas Shariah Index in 2007. One fundamental feature of the Shariah Indices is the screening process before the stock can be identified as Shariah compliant. The screening methodology differs to some degree among the major Shariah stock indices but essentially settle to affirm consensu...

  • IF_Hub_Issue_2_ Impact_efficiency_on_discretionary_finance_loss_provision_Fakri_Buerhan_ShaikhHamzah_Ariff.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Shawtari, Fekri Ali; Saiti, Buerhan; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (2017)

  • The issues of earning management has received attention from practitioners and academicians since the last couple of decades in banking sector. It is evident that bank managers practice the discretion in estimating loan/finance loss provisions for various motives such as reducing earnings variability (Agarwal, Chomsisengphet, Liu & Rhee, 2007; Kanagaretnam, 2004). Majority of the studies have been focusing on conventional banks, and only a few studies have focussed on Islamic banks, for instance, Zoubi and Al-Khazali (2007) and Othman and Mersni (2014). The significance of examining the issues in the context of Islamic banks stems from the fact that Islamic banks should not manage the...

  • impact_efficiency_discretionary_loans_finance_loss_provision_comparative_study_Islamic_conventional_banks_shaikh_ariff.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Shawtari, Fekri Ali; Saiti, Buerhan; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (2015)

  • The paper investigates whether there is a significance difference between the practices of discretionary loan/finance loss provisions between Islamic and conventional banks. Same time, the paper tests whether the efficiency may influence the behaviour of discretionary loans/finance loss provisions, taken into consideration other micro and macro variables. The study utilizes panel data runs over 1996-2011 with unbalanced observations for 16 banks, of which 4 Islamic banks. In order to achieve research objectives, the two-stage approach is adopted to examine the factors that may influence the behaviour of discretionary loan/finance loss provisions with specific emphasize on the efficien...

  • Phd_The_Impact_of_financial_development_on_income_inequality_Resul_Sapar.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Sapar, Resul (2017)

  • Income inequality, or the widening income gap between the rich and the poor, is the most discussed universal and controversial issue. It is an issue of great concern as history has shown that it can create costly, bloody, social and political instability as evidenced by French and Russian Revolutions and Arab Spring events. Many causes have been cited for the widening income gap between the rich and the poor including economic development, technological change, trade openness, financial development, and changes in labor market institutions, redistributive policies and education attainment. This thesis focuses ... Available in physical copy and downloadable format (Call Number: t HC...

  • The_impact_of_human_development_on_natural_disaster_fatalities_and_damage_panel_data_evidence_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Padli, Jaharudin; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2018)

  • Countries with high levels of human development should be able to reduce the impact of natural disasters in terms of the total numbers of people killed and affected, and damage. In this study we investigate the impact of human development indicators such as income per capita and human capital (education level) on natural disaster fatalities (total deaths, total affected and total economic losses) in 79 selected countries. Using dynamic panel data analysis, we found that the level of economic development plays an important role in mitigating the impact of natural disasters such as droughts, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, floods, storms, volcanoes, landslides and wildfires. Other fa...

  • the_impact_of_Islamic_microfinance_in_enhancing_the_well_being_and_quality_of_life_shaikh.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Quraisy, Muhammad; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2017)

  • All human beings in this world deserve a better physical and social well-being particularly the quality of life. By having proper well-being and quality of life, the advancement of individual's physical and mental aspect can be assured. This balanced individual will form a stable family unit and later on contribute to a dynamic community in a bigger social entity. However, in order to enhance both physical well-being (PWB) and social well-being (SWB) as well as to attain a good quality of life (QoL), a social disease called poverty must be eliminated. In Indonesia, Islamic Financial Cooperative which is known as Baitul Maal wat Tamwil (BMT) has been influential in enhancing the partic...

  • impact_of_political _connections_irum_ariff_eskandar.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Saba, Irum; Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2016)

  • Connections between politicians and business houses are not uncommon. Literature shows that firms tends to connect with politicians/political parties to get easy access to credit, to have lax regulatory oversight, to have preferential treatment for the government contracts and for having access to insider information. On the other hand a Shari'ah compliant firm is considered to perform ethically and justly due to adherence to the rules and regulations prescribed by Shari'ah. In recent years the research on political connections of Malaysian listed firms is increased. But the comparison of politically connected listed firms and Shari'ah compliant listed firms in Malaysia is lacking. Ma...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Abdul Halim, Asyraf (2016)

  • This paper seeks to show empirical evidence on the relationship amongst excessive credit, real estate, inequality and current account imbalances by using the LSDVC estimator based on 10 countries with similar economic experiences between the years 2004 through 2012. The paper is motivated by the gap in the literature concerning this topic and the fact that there exists a myriad of previous works that demonstrate how the dominance of real estate, inequality and current account imbalances are natural side effects owing to economic growth in a country ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HD 75 A861)

  • item.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2017)

  • This paper reports evidence of significant abnormal returns in call and put options in the New York Stock Exchange around the disclosure time of two equity funding events. The delta values as risk of options are used to adjust gross returns of calls and puts to obtain adjusted abnormal returns. Theory suggests any stock price increases around private placement announcement dates would make calls to become in-the-money, so call prices should increase: conversely, puts would become out-of-money so put prices should be unaffected. Stock price declines around seasoned equity announcement dates would make put prices to increase since puts become in-the-money: call prices, having become out...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Hamour, Mohamed (2016)

  • The purpose of this study is to initiate a drive towards standardisation of Islamic finance terminology for academic use, encourage the use of search engine data in Islamic finance research and create a methodology for choosing research keywords special to Islamic finance. Islamic finance terminology is defined for the purposes of this study as the Arabic/Islamic terms unique to Islamic finance literature written in English. Because of its organic evolvement across different geographical regions, there is no standard spelling of these Islamic finance terms (IFTs) ... Kindly email to kmc@inceif.org to access the item.

  • impact_wakalah_system_performance_takaful_business_malaysia_saiful.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Annuar, Hairul Azlan; Rosly, Saiful Azhar; Abdul Rashid, Hafiz Majdi (2006)

  • Marketing takaful products does not imply exploiting the religious factor alone. Equally important is the distribution channel. As a marketing tool the agency system is vital. Insurance agents who sell policies are not employees to the insurance operators. They work on commission basis and thus, motivated by the volume of sales made. By using agents, insurance companies can cut overhead costs and help expand markets without using or setting up new costly subsidiaries. The first Takaful operator in Malaysia, Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad (STMB) did not use the agency system. STMB says that it is against the Shari[ah law to apply the contract of Agency (al Wakalah) in the takaful bus...