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Islamic banking products most popular among UAE residents

Attractive and transparent fees and rates important reasons for selection, survey reveals.

November 24, 2013 8:25
Islamic Finance Oman

Role of professional real estate firms in Islamic banking

In the region there have been challenges to Islamic banking due to the slump in real estate, however, advocates say the system has built- in protection when compared with the conventional financial institutions as excessive risk taking is banned

August 7, 2012 8:18
Islamic banking extends beyond the Middle East

Islamic banking extends beyond the Middle East

In 1975 there was only one; today there are more than 300 Islamic banks in over 75 countries according to Dr. Linda Eagle of the Edcomm Group Banker's Academy in New York.

January 9, 2011 2:02

Islamic finance outsources scholars’ supervision to grow

Lack of scholars limits growth.

November 3, 2010 2:40

Islamic finance sets up liquidity management body

Its members include institutions such as the Asian Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund and banks.

October 8, 2010 10:51

Study Shows Islamic Banks Perform Best During Economic Crisis

New Research from The British University in Dubai Shows GCC-based Islamic Banks Performed Better During the Recent Recession than Conventional Banks.

July 6, 2010 3:16

Assets of Islamic banks grew 66 percent in 2008

They increased from $350 billion in 2007 to…

August 29, 2009 7:25