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Title Business knowledge for IT in Islamic finance : a complete handbook for IT professionals
Edition First edition
Published London : Essvale Corp., [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 180 pages) : illustrations
Series Bizle professional series
Bizle professional series.
Contents ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Overview of Islamic Finance""; ""Introduction""; ""Definition""; ""Main Types of Islamic Finance""; ""History of Islamic Finance""; ""Islamic Economics and Finance � Key Concepts""; ""Relationship between Ethical Investment and Islamic Principles""; ""A Range of Islamic Financial Instruments""; ""Valid Gains on Investment ""; ""What Differentiates Islamic Finance and Conventional Finance?""; ""Global Market for Islamic Finance""; ""Business Environment ""; ""Introduction ""; ""Environmental Factors""; ""Country Analysis""
""Brief History of Takaful""""Basic Facts about Takaful""; ""Main Drivers of Takaful""; ""Basic Elements of Takaful""; ""Differences between Insurance and Takaful""; ""Key Features of Takaful""; ""Takaful Operating Models""; ""Retakaful""; ""Ijarah � Islamic Leasing""; ""Introduction""; ""Definitions of Ijarah""; ""Comparison between Ijarah and Murabaha Financing""; ""Basic Rules of Leasing""; ""Reasons for choosing Ijarah as Opposed to Murabaha""; ""Types of Ijarah Arrangements""; ""Implementation Issues in Ijarah Financing""; ""Securitisation""; ""Introduction""
""Definition of Islamic Securitisation""""The Case for Securitisation in Islamic Finance""; ""Adapting the Principles of Islamic Finance to Securitisation""; ""The Capital Markets in an Islamic Framework""; ""Sukuk and Securitisation""; ""Sukuk Compared to Bonds""; ""Categories of Sukuk""; ""Participants in Sukuk Issue or Securitisation""; ""The Relations between Parties Involved""; ""Tradable and Non-tradable Sukuk""; ""The Importance of Sukuk""; ""Types of Sukuk""; ""Trends""; ""Introduction""; ""Growth of Syndicated Islamic Finance""; ""Islamic Project Financing""
""Impact of Basel II on Islamic Finance""""Launch of Islamic ETFs""; ""Growth of Islamic Private Equity""; ""Growth of Islamic Private Banking and Wealth Management""; ""Financing Practices""; ""Introduction""; ""Financing Areas""; ""Trade Financing""; ""Cards""; ""Working Capital Finance""; ""Liquidity Management""; ""Foreign Exchange Dealings""; ""Mortgages""; ""Common Systems Used in Islamic Banking and Finance""; ""Introduction""; ""IT Situation in Islamic Banks""; ""Profile of Systems""; ""Profiles of Systems""; ""List of Other Systems""; ""IT Projects""; ""Introduction""
""Profiles of Major Players""""Regulators""; ""Data Providers""; ""Indices""; ""Ratings""; ""Islamic Banking""; ""Introduction""; ""What is Islamic Banking?""; ""The Shari�ah Board""; ""Comparison of Islamic Banking and Conventional Banking""; ""How do Islamic Banks work?""; ""Overview of Key Markets""; ""Core Operations of Islamic Banks""; ""Islam Banking Products""; ""The Deposit Side of Islamic Banking""; ""Asset-side Instruments""; ""Islamic Investment Banking""; ""Islamic Financial Markets and Instruments""; ""Islamic Insurance""; ""Introduction""; ""Definitions of Takaful""
Summary "'Business Knowledge for IT in Islamic Finance' deals with the convergence of business and IT in the Islamic finance industry and is designed to provide the platform for IT professionals to exploit the future demand for talent in this industry. The chapters in this book contain information on the fundamentals of Islamic finance, the features that sets the Islamic finance industry apart form the mainstream finance industry, a number of the prohibitions and business ethics in Islamic Finance, overview of business transactions and the legal process underpinning these transactions; major players in the Islamic Finance world; and, major systems from notable vendors used for lending, financing, capital markets transactions and insurance in the Islamic finance space"--Resource description page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-171) and index
Subject Banks and banking -- Islamic countries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Economics -- Islamic countries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Finance -- Islamic countries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1906096694 (electronic bk.)
9781906096694 (electronic bk.)