Islamic Banking Commentaries

18 Nov 2020
BY Md. Touhidul Alam Khan
Each of the practices in Islamic finance is anchored on a particular belief – “money is not an earning asset in and of itself”.
20 Feb 2013
BY Adil Ahmad
It is very clear that Islamic banking is now an established industry with high growth prospects.
20 Feb 2013
BY Md. Touhidul Alam Khan
The growth potential for Bangladesh's Islamic finance industry is enormous, and coupled with a steadily growing economy and financial reforms.
11 Dec 2012
BY Md. Touhidul Alam Khan
Islamic banking operates with the same purpose as conventional banking except that it operates in accordance with the rules of Shari’ah, known as Fiqh al-Muamalat (Islamic rules on transactions).
5 Dec 2012
BY Tun Musa Hitam
With political turmoil and economic upheaval in many parts of the world, the need for closer interaction and trade between Muslim and non-Muslim countries has never been greater.
31 Jul 2012
BY Adil Ahmad
Banking in Asia has grown by leaps and bounds in terms of size, profitability, sophistication and maturity in the dozen years so far of the 21st century.
2 Apr 2012
BY Adil Ahmad
The Islamic banking sector is one of the fastest growing segments in global banking, growing at an estimated 15-20% p.a.
2 Jan 2012
BY Pedro Garcia
Islamic Risk Management standards aim at enhancing and improving the current standards in the shariah compliant banking industry.
4 Oct 2011
BY Anita Menon & Vinay Khandhar
Islamic Finance Industry: Alpha & Omega The enactment of the Islamic Banking Act in 1983 spawned a new paradigm of banking in Malaysia.
1 Jul 2011
BY Peter Ware
Remarkable growth Between 2006 and 2010, Islamic Finance has seen a 19 per cent CAGR (compound annual growth rate) - bringing it to an estimated global value of USD 1 trillion.
1 Jul 2011
The Issue of Choice In February 2011, KPMG last wrote about the issues regarding the infrastructure and regulation of Islamic banking in Malaysia.
4 Mar 2011
BY Anita Menon
In October 2010, KPMG wrote about the new agenda for Islamic finance institutions globally and three months on, we would like to examine how the industry has fared specifically on a number of areas that were discussed.
3 Jan 2011
BY Emanuel Hiou
The review of tax treatment of Islamic Finance products is one of the main tax recommendation of the Report on Australia as a Financial Centre.