Tuesday’s Financial Times includes a seven page special report on Islamic finance involving various parts o f the globe, not just the Middle East.
The Future of Islamic Finance
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010
Table of Contents
Growth Survives the Storms: safe investments and sizeable potential markets continue to buoy the sector.
North Africa: A Region Abounding with Potential. Egypt leads among nations seen as ripe for expansion.
Malaysia Seeks End to Slide in Issuance: tax breaks and other initiatives are aimed at bolstering the sector’s leading market.
UAE: Shadow of $26bn Upset Strats to Fade: borrowers are back after Dubai World’s successful restructuring.
Investment Banks: Nascent Sector looks for New Model: crisis-savaged organizatiosn need to diversify.
Europe: London and Paris Battle for Business: The City looks unlikely to be ousted from its position of strength.
US: Presence and Role of Market Remain marginal. Activity has been subdued since the Nakheel crisis.