22.04.2013 - Islamic finance as a viable alternative financial system
Thatís a very difficult question to answer, but one that has been asked many times. The thing is this question can only be answered by financial professionals within the Islamic finance world, or people who practice conventional banking. The first obviously say that it is. After all, itís their baby, why would they say it isnít. The second group consists of people who donít understand the concept enough to give an answer, or they brush it off by saying that there is very little different, itís just interest under a different name. Whether it is different or not, really Shariah compliant or not, Islamic finance is gaining clout and influence every passing day. It is the fastest mode of finance in Pakistan and the world with assets and deposits growing faster than its conventional counterpart...............................................Full Article: Source
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