08.05.2009 - Back to basics: A guide to Islamic finance
From International-adviser.com: The basic function that underlines all economic activity in the finance arena -both Islamic and conventional - is that of allocating finite resources to its most productive use. In Islamic finance, this allocation is inextricably bound by concepts of religion, law and ethics; also known as the Sharia. The Sharia is an embodiment of teachings derived from the Quran and Sunnah- established traditions of the Prophet Muhammad.......Full Article: Source