eBook Islamic Finance For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118233905
  • ISBN-13: 9781118233900
  • DDC: 332.109767
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 511 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Islamic Finance For Dummies serves as a key resource for those looking to tap into or learn more about the concepts and methods in this banking system. Included information covers: Becoming acquainted with the theory, practice, and limitations of Islamic banking. Understanding how to develop products for the Islamic financial industry. Grasping the objectives and sources of Islamic law and the basic guidelines for business contacts. Learning about Islamic fund management and insurance. Evaluating and implementing the Islamic banking model and the financial modes presently in use by Islamic financial institutions. Understanding the risks and rewards in Islamic banking. Understanding the role Islamic finance can play in the development of financial systems and economies. Considering the future prospects and opportunities of the Islamic finance industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: The Basics of Islamic Finance.
2: Easing into Islamic Finance.
3: Getting to Know Islam and the Role of Sharia.
4: The History of Islamic Finance.
5: Touring the Islamic Finance Industry.
6: Introducing Islamic Commercial Law.
7: Adhering to Islamic Commercial Ethics.
8: Focusing on Contracts.
9: Eyeing Islamic Banking Operations.
10: Contrasting Conventional and Islamic Commercial Banking.
11: Charting the Relationship between Conventional and Islamic Banks.
12: Tracing the Sources and Uses of Funds in Islamic Banks.
13: Familiarizing Yourself with Islamic Financial Instruments.
14: Islamic Investment Markets: Equity and Bonds.
15: Introducing the Islamic Capital Market.
16: Managing Assets in Islamic Investments.
17: Investing in Islamic Bonds: Sukuk.
18: Reporting, Corporate Governance, and Supervision.
19: Issuing Financial Statements.
20: Considering Corporate Governance.
21: Supervising Operations: The Sharia Board.
22: Managing Risk in Islamic Financial Institutions.
23: Islamic Insurance: Takaful.
24: Takaful: Exploring the Fundamentals of Islamic Insurance.
25: Takaful and Retakaful Products, Structures, and Governance.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten Reasons the West Should Pay Attention to Islamic Finance.
28: Ten Economic Benefits of Following Islamic Principles.