09.10.2009 - Islamic banking: Al Baraka expands in hard times
From Euromoney.com: Al Baraka Banking Group already has a network across 12 markets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, but this pioneer of Islamic mass-market banking is accelerating its expansion at a difficult time. In October, for example, the bank’s new Syrian subsidiary hopes to raise $35 million on the Damascus stock market and bring its total capital to $100 million....................Full Article: Source