23.11.2010 - Islamic finance: De-linking from conventional benchmarks
From Btimes.com.my: Until Islamic finance can have its own set of syariah-compliant benchmarks for investing and financing, the criticism of dependence to conventional finance will continue. But, if Islamic finance is eventually deemed "conventionally efficient", then Islamic benchmarks should have same returns/value, but the means to the ends would be different. The cross sell of Islamic finance to non-Islamic investors, investing or financing, is, at minimum, about market performance. However, to many Islamic investors, it must not only outperform Islamic indexes, but also conventional benchmarks..............................................Full Article: Source
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