Integrating waqf crowdfunding into the blockchain: a modern approach for ...

Abstract Looking at current global reports, it seems that half of the world’s population is suffering economically and socially. According to the most recent estimates, in 2013, 10.7 per cent of the world’s population (767 ...

The potential of Bai Salam in Islamic social finance to ...

Abstract Ending poverty is the first of the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development set by the United Nations. The target is to have no more than 3 percent of the world’s ...

Islamic financial wealth management: empowering women in Islamic societies

Abstract The gender gap in Islamic wealth management is an area often not discussed as some perceive Islam as a religion that bans women from acquiring and managing wealth separately from the men in their ...

The significance of Central Bank of Malaysia Act to Islamic ...

Abstract Malaysia is considered as the cranium of Islamic banking. The purpose of this paper is to find out the significance of Central Bank of Malaysia Act (CBMA) to Islamic banking by analysing the relevant ...

Developing regional healthcare facilities in Maldives through mudharabah perpetual sukuk

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to identify the underlying issues of healthcare system in Maldives in order to provide an understanding of the challenges facing healthcare providers in islands and atolls in a ...

Waqf development in Marawi city via issuance of perpetual waqf ...

Abstract Since 2017, the city of Marawi was left in ruins after five months of aerial bombardments and close-quarter fighting between Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and government forces. Many buildings were destroyed; ...

The substitution hypothesis of agency conflicts: evidence on Shariah compliant ...

Abstract According to the substitution hypothesis and recent evidence, firms that are better governed carry less debt and experience fewer agency problems. This may also imply that firms with lower debt are better governed and ...

View from practice: stock market reaction to sukuk credit rating ...

Abstract Documented evidence on conventional bond markets shows negative market reaction to bond credit rating downgrade and no reaction to credit rating upgrade. Despite the fact that sukuk issuances make up more than 58.8% of ...

Waqfintech and sustainable socio-economic development

Abstract This paper aims to discuss the use of financial technology in waqf (Islamic endowment) for funding religious and social causes. It is believed that waqfintech could reach a wider audience and benefit more people ...