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Investing in Islamic funds : a practitioner's perspective

Author: Noripah Kamso
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
Series: Wiley finance
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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BA guide to Islamic investment opportunities from the CEO of the world's leading Islamic finance bank/b Offering an insider's perspective on a rapidly growing sector of the financial industry, iInvesting in Islamic Funds/i details the basic principles of Islamic investing for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. It explains how Islamic equity and fixed-income products differ from traditional funds, and how they deliver  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noripah Kamso
ISBN: 1118638913 9781118638910 9781118638880 1118638883
OCLC Number: 860326213
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: ""Investing in Islamic Funds""; ""Contents""; ""List of Tables and Figures""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction Emergence of the New Global Investment Alternative""; ""WITNESSING THE RISE""; ""THE PULL OF PETRODOLLARS""; ""THE LONG-TERM OPPORTUNITIES: FINANCIAL CENTERS""; ""Who Are the Drivers, Followers, and Agents of Change for This Evolution?""; ""How Are Other Financial Centers Doing in Tapping These Opportunities?""; ""FAIR DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH: THE NEXT GENERATION""; ""MOVING FORWARD: CHANGE IN MIND-SET""; ""NOTES""; ""General Reading"" ""CHAPTER 1 The Growth of Shariah Investments: Preparing the Next Generation""""INTRODUCTION""; ""THE GLOBAL ISLAMIC FUNDS INDUSTRY: WHERE IS IT NOW?""; ""GLOBAL PRODUCT INNOVATION OF ISLAMIC INVESTMENT PRODUCTS""; ""PROGNOSIS FOR ISLAMIC FINANCIAL MARKETS: WHERE ARE THEY GOING?""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""General Reading""; ""Helpful Hints""; ""CHAPTER 2 Fund Management within Shariah-Compliant Investment Guidelines: Is There More Reward?""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""THE APPLICATION OF ISLAMIC ETHICS TO ASSET MANAGEMENT""; ""Materiality and Validity of Transactions"" ""Mutuality of Risk Sharing""""Investment Based on Social and Moral Values""; ""BENEFITS OF SHARIAH VIS-À-VIS CONVENTIONAL INVESTING""; ""Comparable Returns to Conventional Investments over Longer Periods""; ""Holistic Islamic Fund Management""; ""Employing Islamic Ethics for Permissible Investment""; ""Shariah Governance for Investment""; ""Islamic Advisory""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""General Reading""; ""Helpful Hints""; ""CHAPTER 3 Uncovering the Driving Principles of Islamic Finance: A Journey to Accumulate Wealth Responsibly""; ""INTRODUCTION"" ""THE FIVE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ISLAMIC FINANCE""""Prohibition of Interest Payment (Riba)""; ""Behavior toward Risk and Uncertainty""; ""Prohibition of Uncertainty (Gharar)""; ""Prohibition of Gambling (Maysir)""; ""Prohibition of Dealing with Nonpermissible Activities""; ""Application of Trade and Commerce (Al-Bay�) and Obligation of Risk Sharing""; ""Obligation to Back Any Financial Transaction with Underlying Assets""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""General Reading""; ""Helpful Hints"" ""CHAPTER 4 Investing Responsibly: The Search for Similar Benefits for Ethical and Shariah Forms of Investing""""INTRODUCTION""; ""SCREENING CRITERIA""; ""Qualitative Sector Screening""; ""Financial Screening""; ""SCREENING PROCESS FOR ETHICAL FORM OF INVESTING""; ""SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT VERSUS SHARIAH-COMPLIANT INVESTMENT""; ""Similarities�Ethical and Shariah""; ""Differences�Ethical and Shariah""; ""A SIMILAR APPROACH TO YOUR INVESTMENT?""; ""AVAILABILITY OF CHOICE FOR INVESTORS""; ""BROADER PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""General Reading""
Series Title: Wiley finance
Responsibility: by Noripah Kamso.

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BA guide to Islamic investment opportunities from the CEO of the world's leading Islamic finance bank/b Offering an insider's perspective on a rapidly growing sector of the financial industry, iInvesting in Islamic Funds/i details the basic principles of Islamic investing for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. It explains how Islamic equity and fixed-income products differ from traditional funds, and how they deliver excellent results while still conforming to Sharia principles. Using hard data from the last six years, the book also reveals how Islamic funds have offered predictable, reliable returns in volatile markets and turbulent financial times. For institutional investors as well as sophisticated individual investors, the book serves as an excellent introduction to the subject and surveys the full range of products available. Additionally, the book will arm financial services professionals with the knowledge they need to explain this new investment opportunity to clients./ ulliOne of the few books available that offers comprehensive data on the performance of Islamic funds in addition to the underlying theory that governs them/liliWritten by the CEO of CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management, the world's leading Islamic finance bank/liliFeatures charts, case studies, comparative analysis, and a tabular data format/liliDebunks the misconceptions traditional investors may have about the profitability Islamic funds/li/ul For professional and institutional investors, as well as private investors looking for new opportunities, iInvesting in Islamic Funds/i offers a much-needed primer on this fast-growing market.

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