16.07.2010 - Gulf and Asian centers battle over Islamic finance
From Institutionalinvestor.com: In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the prospects for Islamic finance appear brighter than ever. The industry boasts an estimated $1 trillion in assets, and Islamic banking untouched by subprime-mortgage-backed securities and other toxic assets that devastated many Western institutions continues to grow at a rate of about 20 percent a year. Financial centers from Bahrain and Dubai in the Persian Gulf to Malaysia and Singapore in Asia are moving to improve their regulatory frameworks in a bid to win a bigger piece of the pie..............................................Full Article: Source
Print