03.03.2009 - Expert: It’s tough for Islamic banks too
From The Islamic Finance and Banking: The industry saw strong growth in 2007 despite the start of the subprime crisis and was still expanding fast until the summer last year, when the credit crunch began to take its toll. “This year the syariah banks are going to be exposed to the crisis the entire year. Those who survive this year will come out as winners, but others, especially the smaller banks, could merge, be taken over, or simply disappear,” BMB Islamic UK Ltd chief executive officer Dr Humayon Dar said in a media interview in Kuala Lumpur yesterday..... Full Article: Source
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