Author: Muhammad Ridhwan Ab. Aziz
The Fundamentals of Islamic Financial Institutions and Markets provides fundamental understanding on Islamic financial institutions and markets in order to highlight the current and future challenges to the institutions and markets. The book includes a range of topics such as overview of Islamic economics in Islamic financial system, the Islamic financial system, principles in Islamic financial markets, deposit and financing operations of Islamic financial institutions, socio-economic impacts of Islamic financial institutions, sukuk and bonds, Islamic equities and funds, takaful as well as other Islamic financial institutions. This book tries to introduce a true picture of Islamic financial institutions and markets application in this country, allowing its practical application by all. This book is suitable for college and university students, academician, practitioner and the general public who are interested in obtaining basic concepts and application of Islamic financial institutions and markets in this country and worldwide.
Muhammad Ridhwan Ab. Aziz, PhD is the Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). He received his first degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) from the University of Malaya in 2001 and a Master's degree in Islamic Studies in 2008, specializing in Islamic Banking. In 2011, he was awarded a doctoral degree in Islamic Banking, also from the University of Malaya. His area of expertise is in the field of Islamic banking and finance, Islamic commercial law, Islamic money and capital market as well as Islamic financial institutions. Until now, he has published several books namely Agriculture in Islam: From the Perspective of Economics, Banking & Finance (UTM Press Publisher), Introduction to Islamic Institutions in Economics and Finance (USIM Publisher), Islamic Banking and Finance in Malaysia: System, Issues and Challenges (USIM Publisher), The Principles and Practices of Islamic Banking and Takaful in Malaysia (USIM Publisher) and Islamic Financial Services: History and Practices (USIM Publisher). He is also the editor of Celebrating 30 Years of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions in Malaysia 1983- 2013, Waqf Financing for Higher Education: Issues, Challenges and the Way Forward and Zakat’s Role in Enhancing the Economy of the Ummah: Challenges and Future Prospects (USIM Publisher). He has also presented and published more than 80 papers and articles in various national and international conferences and journals. He can be reached at ridhwan. email@example.com.
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