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Lang Matl
Author Ayub, Muhammad, 1951-

Title Understanding Islamic finance / Muhammad Ayub.

Imprint Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 main  216.3-AY UN    Available
Description xxvi, 516 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Wiley finance series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-504) and index.
Contents Distinguishing features of the Islamic economic system -- The main prohibitions and business ethics in Islamic economics and finance -- The philosophy and features of Islamic finance -- Islamic law of contracts and business transactions -- Trading in Islamic commercial law -- Loan and debt in Islamic commercial law -- Overview of financial institutions and products: conventional and Islamic -- Murabaha and musawamah -- Forward sales : salam and istisna'a -- Ijarah / leasing -- Participatory modes : shirkah and its variants -- Some accessory contracts -- Application of the system : financing principles and practices -- Sukuh and securitization : vital issues in Islamic capital markets -- Takaful : an alternative to conventional insurance -- An appraisal of common criticism of Islamic banking and finance -- The way forward.
Subject Finance -- Islamic countries.
Finance -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Economics -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
ISBN 9780470030691 (cloth : alk. paper)