Encyclopaedia of Islamic Banking and Finance : New Perspectives on Profit Sharing
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Book ID : 37708
ISBN-10 : 81-7884-786-8 / 8178847868
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7884-786-3 / 9788178847863
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
viii, 328p., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Development of Islamic economic and social thought. 3. Islamic critique of conventional financing. 4. Profit and loss sharing contracts in Islamic finance. 5. Comparing Islamic and Christian attitudes to Usury. 6. Incentive compatibility of Islamic financing. 7. Operational efficiency and performance of Islamic banks. 8. Marketing of Islamic financial products. 9. Governance of Islamic banks. 10. Risk management in Islamic banking. 11. Islamic money market instruments. 12. Trade financing in Islam. 13. Securitization in Islam. 14. Islamic project finance. 15. Islam and speculation in the stock exchange. 16. Islamic mutual funds. 17. Islamic banks and economic development. 18. Islamic methods for government borrowing and monetary management. 19. Accounting standards for Islamic financial services.
Islamic banking and financial system exists to provide a variety of religiously acceptable financial services to the Muslim communities. In addition to this special function, the banking and financial institutions, like all other aspects of Islamic society, are expected to 'contribute richly to the achievement of the major socio-economic goals of Islam. The most important of these are economic well being with full employment and a high rate of economic growth, socio-economic justice and an mobilization and investment of savings for economic development in such a way that a just (profit-sharing) return is ensured to all parties involved.