Islamic Finance - Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat

“Islamic Economics and the Maqashid of Al-Shariah”
Nov 24

“Islamic Economics and the Maqashid of Al-Shariah”

Islamic economics as an established discipline cannot be separated from the Maqasid Al-Shariah. It is mainly translated in English as the objectives...

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The Role of State in an Islamic Economic System
Oct 20

The Role of State in an Islamic Economic System

In every economic system whether it is capitalist, socialist, mixed or Islamic economic systems, the role of government (state) in the economy is...

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Social and Economic Justice: A Key Feature of Islamic Economic System
Oct 06

Social and Economic Justice: A Key Feature of Islamic Economic System

Referring to the current state of the world’s economy, it is found that income and wealth inequalities have drastically worsened all over...

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Why Asset Backed Sukuk Are Still Not Favorable?
Sep 29

Why Asset Backed Sukuk Are Still Not Favorable?

Sukuk, the plural of sak have become one of the most remarkable segments of Islamic finance during the last decade. The sukuk industry has been...

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Why Musharakah Mutanaqisah Home Financing is Still Unfavorable by Islamic Banks?
Sep 22

Why Musharakah Mutanaqisah Home Financing is Still Unfavorable by Islamic Banks?

One of the basic necessities for human being is a shelter or a house. However, from time to time the house’s price keeps increasing. As a...

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Potential Contributions of Islamic Finance to the World’s Economy
Sep 08

Potential Contributions of Islamic Finance to the World’s Economy

For the last decade, Islamic finance has been growing rapidly in term of assets. According to the IMF, Islamic finance has grown from below USD 1...

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“Investment in Sukuk: Understanding its Risks”
Sep 02

“Investment in Sukuk: Understanding its Risks”

Sukuk, the plural of Sak, are one of the important instruments in Islamic financial system. Although the sukuk term has been used since the classical...

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“Management of takaful surplus: issues and challenges”
Jul 07

“Management of takaful surplus: issues and challenges”

As an alternative risk management tool to the conventional insurance, Takaful has different operational mechanisms from its conventional...

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History of Islamic Economic Thought: The False of the Great Gap Theory
Jun 23

History of Islamic Economic Thought: The False of the Great Gap Theory

Islamic economics and finance have become recently attracting subjects all over the world. Despite the terms are relatively new as compared to the...

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“Islamic Worldview and Its Implication to Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance”
Jun 09

“Islamic Worldview and Its Implication to Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance”

The existence of Islamic economics, banking and finance is derived from the Islamic worldview. Unlike the secular worldview that segregates the daily...

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Understanding different types of Takaful models
Jun 02

Understanding different types of Takaful models

Takaful, as the Shariah compliant alternative to conventional insurance, has been implemented in many countries across the world. Since the...

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“Takaful: Principles and Its Operations”
May 19

“Takaful: Principles and Its Operations”

The Takaful industry has recently become one of the promising sectors of the financial services industry across the world. In its operations, a...

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Understanding Factors that Influence Customers’ Attitude towards Islamic Banking
May 14

Understanding Factors that Influence Customers’ Attitude towards Islamic Banking

Islamic banking and finance has recently gained good global acceptance. It is currently not only promoted by and practiced in Muslim majority...

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Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development of Islamic Finance  
May 05

Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development of Islamic Finance  

On 3-4 May 2016, the General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) organized a Global Forum in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain....

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“Rules Of Exchanging Money In Islam”
Apr 28

“Rules Of Exchanging Money In Islam”

Islam as a complete way of life has clear rules on the exchange of money which is known as the Bay ‘Al-Saraf in Islamic jurisprudence. In...

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Challenges Faced by Islamic Economics and Finance Qualification Providers  
Apr 14

Challenges Faced by Islamic Economics and Finance Qualification Providers  

Islamic economics and finance (IEF) has been recognized as one of the fastest growing industries. For example, the Islamic financial industry...

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“Money from Islamic Perspective”
Apr 07

“Money from Islamic Perspective”

As we are all aware, money is an important element of an economy. Like a car engine that needs oil to be operated, an economy will not be run without...

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“Islamic Bank’s Service Quality: A Winning Strategy to Achieve Customer Satisfaction”
Mar 31

“Islamic Bank’s Service Quality: A Winning Strategy to Achieve Customer Satisfaction”

In today’s tough competition within banking industry, customer satisfaction becomes a very crucial factor. This is also very much applicable to...

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