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Economist delivers talk on Islamic Finance at government conference 03/05/16

Economist delivers talk on Islamic Finance at government conference

A LUMS economist has spoken about Islamic Finance before an audience of government figures.

Financial services facing upheaval prior to IFRS 9 implementation 04/02/16

Financial services facing upheaval prior to IFRS 9 implementation

Marwan Izzeldin and Newcastle University's Dr Marwa Elnahas discuss in an article on the ACCA website.

View the article on the ACCA website
 The fiscal consequences of the oil price drop 24/06/15

The fiscal consequences of the oil price drop

The decline in oil prices will present some problems for oil-exporting countries, explain Heba Abou-El-Sood and Marwan Izzeldin in Public Finance International. 

View the full article on Public Finance International
Lessons from Islamic Finance for a Greek debt swap deal 11/02/15

Lessons from Islamic Finance for a Greek debt swap deal

Vasileios Pappas compares Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis’s strategy for dealing with his country's debt problems with Islamic finance practices in The Conversation. 

View full article on The Conversation.
Why the confidence in sukuk offerings? 08/01/15

Why the confidence in sukuk offerings?

Marwan Izzeldin and Heba Abou-El-Sood discuss non-Islamic financial institutions' confidence in sukuk in International Finance Magazine.

View full article on the International Finance Magazine website.
The rise of Sukuk 16/12/14

The rise of Sukuk

Wealth and Finance Magazine carries an article by Dr Marwan Izzeldin, written with Dr Heba Abou-El-Sood of Cairo University, on how Britain has become the first non-Muslim country to issue sukuk, an Islamic financial instrument equivalent to a bond or mortgage, leading to £2.3bn in orders.

View full article in Wealth and Finance Magazine.