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Gulf Capital and Islamic Finance: The Rise of the New Global Players [NOOK Book]

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A detailed overview of Sharia-compliant finance—one of today’s most dynamic and influential sectors



Islamic banks, which are becoming increasingly wealthier, are ever in search of sharia-compliant investments. In order to capitalize on this new development, investing professionals must familiarize ...

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Gulf Capital and Islamic Finance: The Rise of the New Global Players

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Overview

A detailed overview of Sharia-compliant finance—one of today’s most dynamic and influential sectors



Islamic banks, which are becoming increasingly wealthier, are ever in search of sharia-compliant investments. In order to capitalize on this new development, investing professionals must familiarize themselves with this burgeoning investing method.



Gulf Capital & Islamic Finance introduces bankers, money managers, and investors to the strategic and technical aspects of Islamic finance, covering a broad range of vehicles, including Islamic bonds, Sukuks, ETFs, and takaful (Islamic insurance). In an era of evaporating liquidity and endless adjustments to economic crises, Islamic finance is one of the few areas that continues to grow.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071713245
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/12/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Aamir A. Rehman is the head of strategy for Fajr Capital, a principal investment firm focusing on opportunities in key markets in the Middle East and Asia. He previously served as director of strategy for HSBC. Rehman is the author of Dubai & Co.
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Table of Contents

1. Floating on Wealth: Origins and Sources of Gulf Prosperity

2. Entrusted Stewards: The Landscape of Gulf-based Investors

3. Values and Value: Islamic Finance in the Gulf and Beyond

4. Smarter Money: The Increased Sophistication of Gulf Investors

5. The Home Front: The Rise of Domestic and Regional Investments

6. On the Frontier: The Gulf's Growing Focus on Emerging Markets

7. Principled Principals: Increasing Affinity for Islamic Investments

8. Lifting the Curtain: Heightened Visibility and Transparency

9. Tapping the Flow: Strategies for Attracting GCC Investors

10. Follow the Leader: The Impact of the Gulf on Investment Strategies

11. Rules of the Game: Policy Perspectives for Regulating Investments

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