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The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy

The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy »

Source: The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy

Volume/Issue: 1998/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451847482

Keywords: Islamic banking, Treasury bills, indirect monetary instruments, rate of return, stock market, risk premium, investors, rates of return

This paper presents perhaps the most viable approach for the design of an instrument of government finance (and monetary management) in an Islamic economy where conventional transactions based on an ex-ante promise...

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451874389

Keywords: Financial development, index, measurement, Middle East and North Africa, banking, financial sector, banking sector, bank assets, bank credit, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Based on data collected on a wide range of financial sector indicators, new indices of financial development for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are constructed, encompassing six themes: develo...

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2004/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874389.001

ISBN: 9781451874389

Keywords: Financial development, index, measurement, Middle East and North Africa, banking, financial sector, banking sector, bank assets, bank credit, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Based on data collected on a wide range of financial sector indicators, new indices of financial development for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are constructed, encompassing six themes: develo...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Volume/Issue: 1991/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851069.001

ISBN: 9781451851069

Keywords: banking, islamic banks, islamic banking, islamic bank, banking system

Islamic banks are prohibited from charging or paying interest, and thus can operate only on the basis of profit-sharing arrangements. This paper provides a brief survey of the theory and practice of Islamic banking...

Islamic Banking
			: Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

Islamic Banking : Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 1998/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Mitra Farahbaksh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980417.001

ISBN: 9781451980417

Keywords: Islamic Banking, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, islamic banks, mudaraba

This paper analyzes the implications of Islamic precepts on banks’ structure and activities, focusing on banking supervision issues. It points out and discusses these issues in the context of a paradigm vers...

Islamic Banks and Financial Stability
			: An Empirical Analysis

Islamic Banks and Financial Stability : An Empirical Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2008/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868784.001

ISBN: 9781451868784

Keywords: islamic banks, banking, islamic bank, islamic finance

The relative financial strength of Islamic banks is assessed empirically based on evidence covering individual Islamic and commercial banks in 18 banking systems with a substantial presence of Islamic banking. We f...

Recent Credit Stagnation in the Mena Region
			: What to Expect? What Can Be Done?

Recent Credit Stagnation in the Mena Region : What to Expect? What Can Be Done? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Raphael Espinoza , Adolfo Barajas , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455208845.001

ISBN: 9781455208845

Keywords: Credit boom, deposit, banks balance sheet, credit booms, banking, pre-crisis, bank lending,

This paper examines the recent credit slowdown among Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries from three analytical angles. First, it finds that, similar to other regions and to its past history, a credit...

The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy

The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy »

Volume/Issue: 1998/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847482.001

ISBN: 9781451847482

Keywords: Islamic banking, Treasury bills, indirect monetary instruments, rate of return, stock market, risk premium, investors, rates of return

This paper presents perhaps the most viable approach for the design of an instrument of government finance (and monetary management) in an Islamic economy where conventional transactions based on an ex-ante promise...

Islamic Banking
			: Experiences in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan

Islamic Banking : Experiences in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan »

Volume/Issue: 1989/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451925326.001

ISBN: 9781451925326

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, musharakah, islamic law

In an Islamic system, as interest is prohibited, banks are expected to operate solely on the basis of profit and risk sharing. This paper describes the developments in Islamic banking in Iran and Pakistan. As these...

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System
			: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System : Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead »

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859775.001

ISBN: 9781451859775

Keywords: risk management. Islamic Financial Services Board, islamic banks, banking, mudaraba, islamic bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems, Islamic Financial Services Board,

The provision and use of financial services and products that conform to Islamic religious principles pose special challenges for the identification, measurement, monitoring, and control of underlying risks. Effect...