21.05.2010 - Australia has a chance to lead in Islamic finance
From Theaustralian.com.au: It is heartening to learn that the Rudd government is waking up to the benefits of developing the Islamic finance sector -- and not before time. Australia is ideally positioned to challenge Malaysia and Indonesia as a financial hub for this burgeoning industry but it will have to act quickly. The recent announcement that Thomson Reuters is launching an Islamic finance internet portal this year demonstrates the commercial potential of a market that is valued at pound stg. 800 billion ($1.333 trillion) and that is forecast to grow between 15 per cent and 20 per cent a year............................................Full Article: Source
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