28.08.2009 - Islamic finance institutions add $580bln in assets
From Thenational.ae: Total assets at the world’s 100 largest Islamic banks climbed by 66 per cent to more than US$580 billion (Dh2.13 trillion) last year, according to a report by Asian Banker. The dramatic jump reflects the rapid growth of the Islamic finance industry as a whole, analysts say. While little reliable data exists on Islamic assets globally, the overall industry is by some estimates worth about $1 trillion and growing..............Full Article: Source