Tag Archives: Islamic Banking

Future Sukuk Growth Depends on Overcoming Challenges

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In the last few years, the growth in Sukuk market has been subdued. Sukuk market is mainly led by Malaysia now. It is important to have stable growth in the Middle East for the global Sukuk issuance … Continue reading

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Potential of Islamic Finance to Lead New Financial Architecture

Salman Ahmed Shaikh The financial crisis of 2007-2009 and ongoing sovereign debt crisis in Europe has challenged the conventional wisdom. Massive levels of debt and consumption beyond means and speedy financial innovation with lax regulation has put major economies in … Continue reading

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Challenges for Islamic Banking in Pakistan

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Islamic banking in Pakistan is an established industry with 12% market share achieved in just over a decade. There are 5 full fledged Islamic banks and more than 15 other commercial banks that operate Islamic banking windows … Continue reading

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Economic Merits of Islamic Modes of Financing

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Keeping aside the technical debates and unsettled issues regarding the legitimacy of some of the Islamic banking operations, in this article, we try to highlight if there are any key elements of economic merit in this system … Continue reading

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