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Islamic Stock Markets in a Global Context

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  • Sheng, Andrew
  • Singh, Ajit

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This study is a sequel to the 2012 Sheng and Singh article that identified and explained the significance of the two central tenets of Islamic finance: namely, its underpinning by a strong ethical system, and the absolute prohibition of the use of interest rates. That study also argued that the cooperation between the conventional Western system and the Islamic system is eminently sensible and will lead to a Pareto optimal increase in world welfare

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 53035.

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Date of creation: 26 Jan 2013
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Keywords: Islamic Finance; interest rates; western system;

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