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  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mahomed, Ziyaad (2017)

  • The last decade has witnessed significant growth of fund management companies in the Southeast Asian region, and Malaysia has shown immense potential in this area. The expansion of the middle income class, outstanding talent and abundant natural resources have contributed to this growth. Despite significant developments in the recent past, the mutual fund industry in Malaysia is relatively small compared with other market in Malaysia, particularly in the area of Islamic fund administration, requires a comprehensive financial ecosystem that is globally competitive.

  • Malaysia_not_quite_there_yet_global_wealth_management_hub_eskandar.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2016)

  • The sum of global Islamic assets under management (AUM) is relatively small compared with the overall market. In the third quarter of 2015, Islamic AUM represented approximately 1% of the global market or US$60.2 billion; nevertheless, Malaysia contributes the largest portion with a total value of US$27.2 billion, according to data from the International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance and Zawya. Chart 2 illustrates the position of Malaysia as a market leader for Islamic fund management. Growth in this industry, even if it’s small, would be a significant boost to the Malaysian economy and crucial when we need to diversify our economy in order to reduce the over-reliance o...

  • Maldives_proved_that_nothing_is_impossible_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2014)

  • The Maldives is a 100% Muslim nation where Islamic finance is emerging as a proxy to the existing conventional system which has been in the country from an immemorial time. The first form of Islamic finance that was adopted in the country was Takaful. In 2003, the first Takaful company was established in the country under a conventional insurance license. In 2011 only, Islamic banking and Islamic capital market services were introduced to the country. Since then Islamic finance in the country has been spreading like wild-fire. The government has also realized the importance of Islamic finance in resolving economic and financial problems. As such Islamic finance has been considered as ...

  • the_maldives_still_faces_islamic_finance_challenges_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Islamic finance has been growing in the Maldives at a fast pace since 2011. One of the issues requiring more attention in the country right now is the lack of awareness about Islamic finance among industry players. The conventional financial institutions offering Islamic finance in the country face a unique challenge and their sustainability is questioned due to the internal conflicts faced over Islamic financial matters.

  • Maldives_to_establish_Islamic_finance_center_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2014)

  • Capital Market Development Authoriy has drafted a proposal to establish an Islamic Finance Center in the Maldives which will not only act as a Islamic banking and finance capacity building institute, but it will also act as to further expand Islamic finance industry in the Maldives and in the South Asian Associatian for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region.

  • the_maldives_HDFC_Amna_growing_rapidly_Aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Shariah compliance offi cer of HDFC Amna, the Islamic window of Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) now holds approximately 22% of the loan portfolio of HDFC, where its total loan portfolio stands at over MVR1.4 billion (US$88.98 million). Azmeen also said that HDFC Amna is expected to dominate the market by 2020, provided that the growth level remains steady. The main reason for the growth of HDFC Amna is the increase in the number of awareness activities on Islamic finance in the Maldives that have enlightened the 100% Muslim population about the importance of using Islamic finance transactions.

  • the_maldives’s_vision_to_be_an_islamic_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Outstanding employees for 2018 were honored during the Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA)'s 13th anniversary event held on the 10th February 2019 at Champa Central Hotel, Male. The chief guest of the ceremony, Minister of Finance and Treasury Ibrahim Ameer, emphasized in his speech the vision of the government to sustain Islamic finance in the country and to strategize the Maldives as a hub of Islamic finance.

  • Maldives_hub_Islamic_finance_south_Asia_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Maldives is a hundred percent Muslim country with a population of less than four hundred thousand. The country has a unique geography as it consists of 1,190 islands scattered in the Indian ocean. According to Article 2 of the Constitution of Maldives, Maldives is a sovereign, independent, democratic Republic based on the principles of Islam, and is a unitary State, to be known as the Republic of Maldives. According to Article 9 (d) of the Constitution of Maldives, a non-Muslim will not become a citizen of Maldives even if the person fulfills all the conditions to become a citizen of Maldives as prescribed in the Constitution. Article 10 of the Constitution states that the religion of...

  • Masudul_Alam_Choudhury_Islamic_critique_alternative_financial_engineering_issues_zubair.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Hasan, Zubair (2009)

  • Financial engineering is fast becoming popular not only in business management schools but also as a speciality in higher level institutes of technology. In essence, it applies economic principles to the dynamics of financial securities comprising the instruments used in the money and capital markets. Financial engineers educate us on utilizing securities and other materials with a view to erecting the risk-return trade-offs with reference to the pricing of securities, hedging, trading or portfolio management. The techniques they use cover areas which broadly include investment banking, securities' valuation and trading, information systems management, corporate strategic planning, sw...

  • meeting expectations the roles and responsibilities of shariah scholars in Islamic finance.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Laldin, Mohamad Akram; Furqani, Hafas (2014)

  • Islamic finance uses the Shari'ah as the backbone of its system. The Shari'ah not only contains the principles and foundations upon which the financial system is established, but alos provides guidance for setting the industry's direction. Practically speaking, it is the Shari'ah scholars, in their role as interpreters of the Shari'ah, who are charged with guiding the industry. They have a key role to play in maintaining the credibility and integrity of the industry by requiring Islamic financial institutions (IFIs) to adhere not only to the Shari'ah's technical requirements but to its values and principles as well...

Browsing by Topic Islamic finance

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  • Malaysia_global_hub_for_fund_administration.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mahomed, Ziyaad (2017)

  • The last decade has witnessed significant growth of fund management companies in the Southeast Asian region, and Malaysia has shown immense potential in this area. The expansion of the middle income class, outstanding talent and abundant natural resources have contributed to this growth. Despite significant developments in the recent past, the mutual fund industry in Malaysia is relatively small compared with other market in Malaysia, particularly in the area of Islamic fund administration, requires a comprehensive financial ecosystem that is globally competitive.

  • Malaysia_not_quite_there_yet_global_wealth_management_hub_eskandar.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2016)

  • The sum of global Islamic assets under management (AUM) is relatively small compared with the overall market. In the third quarter of 2015, Islamic AUM represented approximately 1% of the global market or US$60.2 billion; nevertheless, Malaysia contributes the largest portion with a total value of US$27.2 billion, according to data from the International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance and Zawya. Chart 2 illustrates the position of Malaysia as a market leader for Islamic fund management. Growth in this industry, even if it’s small, would be a significant boost to the Malaysian economy and crucial when we need to diversify our economy in order to reduce the over-reliance o...

  • Maldives_proved_that_nothing_is_impossible_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2014)

  • The Maldives is a 100% Muslim nation where Islamic finance is emerging as a proxy to the existing conventional system which has been in the country from an immemorial time. The first form of Islamic finance that was adopted in the country was Takaful. In 2003, the first Takaful company was established in the country under a conventional insurance license. In 2011 only, Islamic banking and Islamic capital market services were introduced to the country. Since then Islamic finance in the country has been spreading like wild-fire. The government has also realized the importance of Islamic finance in resolving economic and financial problems. As such Islamic finance has been considered as ...

  • the_maldives_still_faces_islamic_finance_challenges_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Islamic finance has been growing in the Maldives at a fast pace since 2011. One of the issues requiring more attention in the country right now is the lack of awareness about Islamic finance among industry players. The conventional financial institutions offering Islamic finance in the country face a unique challenge and their sustainability is questioned due to the internal conflicts faced over Islamic financial matters.

  • Maldives_to_establish_Islamic_finance_center_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2014)

  • Capital Market Development Authoriy has drafted a proposal to establish an Islamic Finance Center in the Maldives which will not only act as a Islamic banking and finance capacity building institute, but it will also act as to further expand Islamic finance industry in the Maldives and in the South Asian Associatian for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region.

  • the_maldives_HDFC_Amna_growing_rapidly_Aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Shariah compliance offi cer of HDFC Amna, the Islamic window of Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) now holds approximately 22% of the loan portfolio of HDFC, where its total loan portfolio stands at over MVR1.4 billion (US$88.98 million). Azmeen also said that HDFC Amna is expected to dominate the market by 2020, provided that the growth level remains steady. The main reason for the growth of HDFC Amna is the increase in the number of awareness activities on Islamic finance in the Maldives that have enlightened the 100% Muslim population about the importance of using Islamic finance transactions.

  • the_maldives’s_vision_to_be_an_islamic_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Outstanding employees for 2018 were honored during the Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA)'s 13th anniversary event held on the 10th February 2019 at Champa Central Hotel, Male. The chief guest of the ceremony, Minister of Finance and Treasury Ibrahim Ameer, emphasized in his speech the vision of the government to sustain Islamic finance in the country and to strategize the Maldives as a hub of Islamic finance.

  • Maldives_hub_Islamic_finance_south_Asia_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Maldives is a hundred percent Muslim country with a population of less than four hundred thousand. The country has a unique geography as it consists of 1,190 islands scattered in the Indian ocean. According to Article 2 of the Constitution of Maldives, Maldives is a sovereign, independent, democratic Republic based on the principles of Islam, and is a unitary State, to be known as the Republic of Maldives. According to Article 9 (d) of the Constitution of Maldives, a non-Muslim will not become a citizen of Maldives even if the person fulfills all the conditions to become a citizen of Maldives as prescribed in the Constitution. Article 10 of the Constitution states that the religion of...

  • Masudul_Alam_Choudhury_Islamic_critique_alternative_financial_engineering_issues_zubair.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Hasan, Zubair (2009)

  • Financial engineering is fast becoming popular not only in business management schools but also as a speciality in higher level institutes of technology. In essence, it applies economic principles to the dynamics of financial securities comprising the instruments used in the money and capital markets. Financial engineers educate us on utilizing securities and other materials with a view to erecting the risk-return trade-offs with reference to the pricing of securities, hedging, trading or portfolio management. The techniques they use cover areas which broadly include investment banking, securities' valuation and trading, information systems management, corporate strategic planning, sw...

  • meeting expectations the roles and responsibilities of shariah scholars in Islamic finance.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Laldin, Mohamad Akram; Furqani, Hafas (2014)

  • Islamic finance uses the Shari'ah as the backbone of its system. The Shari'ah not only contains the principles and foundations upon which the financial system is established, but alos provides guidance for setting the industry's direction. Practically speaking, it is the Shari'ah scholars, in their role as interpreters of the Shari'ah, who are charged with guiding the industry. They have a key role to play in maintaining the credibility and integrity of the industry by requiring Islamic financial institutions (IFIs) to adhere not only to the Shari'ah's technical requirements but to its values and principles as well...