Business Valuation 102.2 – methods of valuing a firm- Relative Valuation

RELATIVE VALUATION MODELS When a firm has grown to a size that the ‘rule of thumb’ approaches are no longer appropriate  then some form of market based pricing methodology must be used.  The principle here is to find some common variable within companies which appear to be consistently priced by the capital market.  As expected, … Continue reading Business Valuation 102.2 – methods of valuing a firm- Relative Valuation

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Business Valuation 102 – methods of valuing a firm, 102.1 Asset Valuation method.

INTRODUCTION TO VALUATION In an efficient capital market, the best estimate the value of the firm is given by the current share price multiplied by the number of shares in issue.  There is only one element of value which is missing from this calculation and that is the difference between the firm as it is … Continue reading Business Valuation 102 – methods of valuing a firm, 102.1 Asset Valuation method.

Difference between Simple interest and Compound Interest

Simple interest is based on the principal amount of a loan or deposit, which remains constant while calculating it against the interest rate, which is a percentage of the principal amount of the loan. Compound interest is based on the principal amount plus the interest that accumulates on it in every period, i.e. at the end of each period, … Continue reading Difference between Simple interest and Compound Interest

Future Sukuk Growth Depends on Overcoming Challenges — Islamic Economics Project

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In the last few years, the growth in Sukuk market has been subdued. Sukuk market is mainly led by Malaysia now. It is important to have stable growth in the Middle East for the global Sukuk issuance to grow. In recent years, the governments in non-Muslim majority countries have also ventured in […] … Continue reading Future Sukuk Growth Depends on Overcoming Challenges — Islamic Economics Project

Is Islamic Finance Suffering from the Wrong Model of Implementation? — Islamic Bankers Resource Centre

One of the things that attract me to maintain this website on Islamic Banking is the opportunity to interact and share ideas with the various practitioners and academicians in the industry. There are many discussion topics and we intend to bring such discussions to the open table as constructive as possible. Interaction with Ms Rosana […] … Continue reading Is Islamic Finance Suffering from the Wrong Model of Implementation? — Islamic Bankers Resource Centre

Participation Insurance (Takaful): An Alternative to Conventional Insurance — The Muslim Times

CMS Legal Turkey September 29 2017 Purpose and scope of the regulation The Regulation on the Operational Procedures and Principles of Participation Insurances’ (“Regulation”) was published in the Official Gazette on 20th September 2017 and will enter into force on 20th December 2017. The regulation aims to provide a formal legal framework for participation insurance … Continue reading Participation Insurance (Takaful): An Alternative to Conventional Insurance — The Muslim Times

Insurance: Halal or Haram? — Practical Islamic Finance

https://www.youtube.com/embed/B8S5H2Wrv_I?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&start=142&wmode=transparent The average Muslim thinks conventional insurance is Haram, Is this true? via Insurance: Halal or Haram? — Practical Islamic Finance

Connecting the Dots : Islamic Fintech — Islamic Bankers Resource Centre

REVOLUTION OR EVOLUTION? This posting is in the danger of being written too long, but I think it is necessary to close this year with this topic, simply because it looks at the future. The word “Islamic Fintech” has been buzzing for quite some time now and there have been pockets of excitement on what […] … Continue reading Connecting the Dots : Islamic Fintech — Islamic Bankers Resource Centre

IFN Country Feature: Kenya Emerging landscape of Islamic finance in Kenya

Kenya is the latest African country to join the bandwagon of countries wishing to issue a Sukuk and create a regional hub for Islamic financial services. With this in mind an Islamic Finance Project Management Office (PMO) has been set-up, which encompasses the Capital Markets Authority and other financial services regulators in December 2015. The … Continue reading IFN Country Feature: Kenya Emerging landscape of Islamic finance in Kenya