Islamic finance boom after the global financial crisis

Said Head of finance at Syracuse University U.S., Dr. Yildirim chances booming Islamic finance large after the global financial crisis, it has become the Islamic banking alternative for banking services traditional after the recent crisis, where the conventional finance lenders to excessive loans, which led to the financial crisis , came during a seminar held yesterday in Economic Society titled economic crisis and Islamic financing opportunities.
He noted that the Islamic finance industry is facing liquidity requirements instruments compliant with Islamic law, as Islamic banking, which shall be strong assets owned and operated a successful take less dangerous fiscal policies.

He added that after the onset of the financial crisis, the current time is the best time for the growth of the Islamic finance market, especially since the development of Islamic banks already good and is compatible with the requirement (Basel 3) with respect to capital adequacy requirements.
He explained that the Islamic finance industry is facing liquidity requirements instruments compliant with Islamic law.
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He Dr. Yildirim durability Islamic banks due to its reservation to go into high risk investments when funding for traditional banks that characterized its activities with excessive lending and borrowing, without much consideration to risk management.

He pointed out that Islamic banking instruments issued about $ 700 billion, while still focusing on the financing of the real estate sector in the developing countries and the Gulf and which achieves very good returns for these banks due to the recovery of this sector continuously.

And between Yildirim of the most important challenges faced by Islamic banks apply Sharia in the securitization process and the renewal of funding despite its success in attracting new investors, pointing out that most of these banks retail banks offer their services to clients legal «There are no Islamic banks investment could face investment banks traditional.

He explained that Islamic banks are still suffering from a lack of financial experts to develop risk management for new products, most Islamic banks operate within the retail banks as well as the shortage suffered by the hand Sharia scholars who specialize economy and finance, and thus become difficult to verify the match some financial products provided those banks with Islamic law, limits the expansion of the work of these banks, as well as its lack of a regulatory framework unified globally between countries that produce these Islamic financial instruments, as some products that are illegal in Islamic bank may be illegal in another bank as a result to deepen the first bank in the development of its products and find legitimate exits, while not available to the other this factor.

Yildirim stressed the need to re-establish securitization applications for Islamic banks in the event of those banks wanted to work in a healthy economic environment, stressing the lack of a major development in this regard by most banks.

He pointed out that there is a need to establish indicators private real estate Islamic banks with exposure to the real estate market to see trends of this sector in the future and avoid any financial disaster for those banks as a result of lack of understanding of market conditions, and refer the main cause of crises in failure to market securitization bad design, especially if no uncertainty regarding the 'real value' of the securitized assets that exacerbated the impact of asymmetric information, what caused the collapse of the market.

He called Yildirim to re-establish the securitization market to reach a healthy economy, with the credit crisis rendered market confidence, however, considered that there is an opportunity to increase the new versions of the asset-backed securities Islamic for all investors all over the world seeking to invest Islamic means of economic diversification.

And opportunities in Islamic finance, Yildirim said that the property is one of the basic needs associated with a lot of sectors of the economy, and strengthen this sector, thereby enhancing employment, consumption and investment in the economy.

And demand in the market for real estate, said Yildirim that member countries of the Islamic Development Bank need about 8.2 million homes annually to accommodate low-income urban and poor, noting that the world's population will grow by 2 billion people by 2030, which means nearly 40 A home in time, in the areas of seismic activity, such as Turkey, for example, you need to finance the huge housing projects, nearly a trillion dollars.

He said that expanding housing benefit requires an appropriate means to deliver new funds from alternative sources of capital, this capital is likely to come from programs securitization or instruments, pointing out that in order to provide additional funding, you need rules of capital markets, as well as entities key investment to be placed in the right places.


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