Islamic finance

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    In for a penny, in for a pound on the sacrilege front, so let’s talk metaphysics for a minute. Last night a reader who knows more than us about Islamic finance sent us a thoughtful email about the somewhat broken Goldman Sachs sukuk deal, saying in part: The Shari’ah scholars listed in the base prospectus […]

    / Jan 12, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    Goldman Sachs Loses Another Demographic

    So, yeah, juvenile of me, but it’s just a little hard to keep an entirely straight face about the fact that Goldman Sachs is the first U.S. bank to venture into the world of Islamic finance. And it’s not going so hot: Goldman Sachs’ controversial $2 billion Islamic bond programme faced a fresh challenge on […]

    / Jan 11, 2012 at 6:50 PM

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