23.12.2010 - Islamic banking thriving
From Iol.co.za: Islamic banking has emerged as one of the most rapidly expanding sectors of the global financial industry, with expectations that it will play a growing role in the years to come. Banks and financial institutions that comply with Islamic law (sharia) showed impressive resilience during the financial crisis that hit the world economy at the end of 2008, knocking out dozens of conventional banks, particularly in the United States. This encouraged even countries with Muslim minorities, such as Britain, Germany, the US and France, to add Islamic banks to their conventional banking industry..............................................Full Article: Source
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