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Islamic Banking: The Untold Billion-dollar Story

16/03/2009 Author: Faisal Mahfooz www.mediareach.co.uk http://faisalmahfooz.wordpress.com Advertisers in the Western world are realising to the fact that the Muslim consumer segment of about 1.8bn people is undeniably the next important market that needs a bit of understanding. Also, it remains largely untapped. According to Standard and Poor Ratings Services, the Islamic Banking products hit a…

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Islamic finance and Halal industry to do list 2014

15/12/2013 A Author: Rushdi Siddiqui Co-founder and MD of Azka Capital, Private Equity Advisory & Advisor to Thomson Reuters on Islamic finance and Halal industry. Everyone is curious, intrigued and fascinated by lists. The lists may be about: Top 10 destinations for Muslim travel Top 10 Islamic banks, Takaful operators, funds, etc Top 10 Shari’ah…

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Media’s influence growing with young Muslims

28/11/2013 Author: Zaher Bitar Senior Reporter, Gulf News The global Muslim population accounts for 4.6% of spending on media A new generation of media-savvy Muslims is making media a top-priority for governments, said experts yesterday at the Global Islamic Economy Summit. People under the age of 30 currently made up 61 per cent of the…

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Halal holidays: Where Hijabis can let their hair down

08/06/2013 Author: Crescent Tours In 70 per cent of cases, it is women who decide holiday destinations and many Muslim women relish the rare opportunity for uninhibited swimming and sun bathing. In a welcome break from a stubbornly cold month of May in Britain, I tried out halal-style relaxation at the Bera Hotel Alanya, near…

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Media’s influence growing with young Muslims

28/11/2013 Speaker: Dr Jonathan A.J. Wilson Editor in Chief, of the Journal of Islamic Marketing and Academician at the Business School, University of Greenwich, London. What is Islamic Marketing? That’s the question I always get. Now I didn’t choose the term or title, but it’s clear that it’s the next thoroughbred from the stable that…

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Muslim consumerism

21/07/2013 Author: Rushdi Siddiqui Co-founder and MD of Azka Capital, Private Equity Advisory & Advisor to Thomson Reuters on Islamic finance and Halal industry. Muslim consumerism is linked to real economy sectors. Dubai actually has most of the attributes of an Islamic economy. For example, an activity log for a person in Dubai may entail:…

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