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Flow of portfolio investment among the Muslim countries: modelling and possibilities

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The objective of this study is to identify the thematic areas for cooperation among the Muslim countries in the field of portfolio investment. The study covers the investment principles of return maximization, risk minimization and diversification. The core area of the study is to explore the investment opportunities in Muslim countries through geographical and sectoral diversification to provide greater investment security, risk minimization and profit maximization. To identify the scope of Muslim world and the economic implications of the cross boarder portfolio investment are the natural ingredients of this study. In the beginning, the study summarizes the economic and financial issues of the Muslim world

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  • Mehar, Ayub, 2006. "Flow of portfolio investment among the Muslim countries: modelling and possibilities," MPRA Paper 18592, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 07 Jun 2007.
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    Keywords

    Portfolio Investment; FDI; Financial Theory; Muslim World;

    JEL classification:

    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • F59 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - Other
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

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