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Part VI International Markets and Exchanges, 22 Islamic Securities Exchanges

Amr Marar, Nik Norzrul Thani, Lily Adelina Hashim

From: Financial Markets and Exchanges Law (2nd Edition)

Edited By: Michael Blair, George Walker, Stuart Willey

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 September 2020

Subject(s):
Islamic financial services — Securities — Bonds — Equity — Stock market and exchanges — Debt — Derivatives — Insider dealing
22.01 For religious reasons, the development of conventional financial systems in Islamic countries has always been constrained.1 At some points, the ‘credit culture’ has been totally absent from the minds of the Muslim communities. From a Shari’a perspective, interest-based borrowing has been considered to be un-Islamic. It is plausible, therefore, to conclude that the emerging Islamic finance system and its development is a natural response to these religious-based constraints. Islamic finance is a form of finance based on Islamic legal concepts and principles....
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