Islamic Finance and Capital Markets

Learn about the structure, principles, instruments and challenges of Islamic finance and capital markets.

Islamic Finance and Capital Markets
This course is archived
Estimated 4 weeks
3–6 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed

About this course

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In this economics and finance course, you will learn about different types of Islamic financial markets and their key features and principles.

You will also learn about the challenges of Islamic financial and capital market development.

No previous knowledge is needed, but a basic knowledge of business concepts is advantageous.

At a glance

  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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  • Basic Islamic finance principles and products, and the types of Islamic financial markets
  • The types of Islamic financial instruments available, and the nature of trading
  • Advanced Islamic financial instruments
  • The nature of Islamic inter-bank money markets, Islamic forward markets, and Islamic foreign exchange markets
  • The challenges for Islamic financial markets

Overview of Islamic Finance and Markets

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Finance
  • Structural Issues in Islamic Equity Markets
  • Islamic Investment Funds

Overview of Advanced Islamic Instruments and Markets

  • Introduction to Investment Sukuk
  • Islamic Financial Markets and Sukuk
  • Islamic Inter-Bank Money Market (IIMM)
  • Islamic Forward Markets
  • Islamic Foreign Exchange Markets
  • Derivatives in Islamic Finance

Islamic Capital Market Products

  • Introduction
  • Choosing Stocks for Islamic Equity Funds
  • Growth of Islamic Equity Funds
  • Challenges for Islamic Equity Funds
  • Islamic Commodity Funds
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)
  • Hedge Funds and Islamic Finance

The Growth of Islamic Financial Markets

  • Introduction
  • Regulatory and Legislative Framework
  • Market Structure and Practices
  • The Use of Financial Engineering
  • The Role of Training and Interaction in Promoting Growth

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