08.05.2009 - Can Islamic finance plug the funding gap?
From Thebanker.com: The global financial crisis has limited the finances available for major projects in the Middle East. But this could be an opportunity for Islamic financiers to come up with sharia-compliant finance to make up for the shortfall of Western funds. For Islamic financiers, the draining of conventional liquidity from the system presents an opportunity to ensure that sharia-compliant tranches remain on the structured finance menu if and when activity does pick up again.......Full Article: Source