|From Qck.com: Islamic bank accounts used to be very niche products, offered by specialist banks. These days, however, sharia banking is becoming more mainstream and many high street banks now offer Islamic current accounts and savings accounts.
In fact, Islamic finance is growing faster than any other subset of world banking. The IMF says the number of sharia-compliant financial institutions worldwide has risen from one institution in one country in 1975 to more than 300 institutions operating in more than 75 countries in 2008. .... Full Article: Source