Quelia Monteiro

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Fiona Woolf on why the City can change the world

London has always been a gateway to the world. International trade and commerce have been at the heart of life in the capital since Roman times. In …

London and sukuk: the lessons of Malaysia

The UK’s decision to launch an Islamic bond has been a long time coming. For a decade the prospect has been raised at the many Islamic finance …

London can lead the world as an Islamic finance hub

This week, more than 1,000 investors from more than 100 countries and 15 global leaders are gathering for the ninth World Islamic Economic Forum.<p>The …

Islamic finance

THE global market for Islamic finance at the end of last year was worth around $1.3 trillion, according to the UK Islamic Finance Secretariat, part …

A mecca for sukuk

“I WANT London to stand alongside Dubai as one of the great capitals of Islamic finance anywhere in the world,” David Cameron, the British prime …

The Current Economic Crisis - Is Islamic Finance a Solution?

Throughout the current economic and financial crisis one contrarian statistic has stood out. Financial assets offered by the Islamic Financial Services Industry (IFSI) and generally classified as "Shariah-compliant," were less affected by the crisis. Economist Loretta Napoleoni during a lecture at …

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Islamic Finance Can Save the World

The U.K. government's decision to issue a sukuk -- a bond that complies with Islamic Sharia law -- raises an interesting question: What if the U.K. …