08.12.2008 - Brazil toys with idea of Islamic stock market and banking system
From Brazzilmag.com: Brazil's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange (BM&FBovespa) promotes, in São Paulo, the seminar "financial and capital markets in the Islamic world: opportunities and challenges". According to the event organizer, José Alexandre Vasco, Investor Protection and Guidance supervisor at the SEC, the objectives are to inform the Brazilian market of the characteristics of the Islamic financial system and debate the possibilities of adopting operations of this nature in Brazil. ..... Full Article: Source