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Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Habib Ahmed, Mehmet Asutay, and Rodney Wilson


This book asks a number of questions: Do Islamic financial institutions perform better than their Western counterparts during periods of financial crisis? How do Islamic financial institutions manage risk, given their unique characteristics and the need for Sharī’ah compliance? The book looks at the challenges for Islamic financial institutions in an international post-Basel II system where banks are required to have more capital and liquidity. It also examines the influence of governance on client and investor perceptions and their implications for institutional stability and sustainability. ... More

Keywords: financial crisis, risk, financial industry, Sharī’ah, Islam, banks, liquidity, Islamic financial institutions

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748647613
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Habib Ahmed, editor
Durham University

Mehmet Asutay, editor
University of Durham

Rodney Wilson, editor
Durham University

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