Takaful investment portfolios [electronic resource] : a study of the composition of takaful funds in the GCC and Malaysia / Abdulrahman Khalil Tolefat, Mehmet Asutay.

Tolefat, Abdulrahman Khalil.
1st edition
Singapore : Wiley, 2013.
Wiley finance series.
Wiley finance series
1 online resource (252 p.)
Insurance law (Islamic law)
Insurance law (Islamic law) -- Arabian Peninsula.
Insurance law (Islamic law) -- Malaysia.
Electronic books.
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A groundbreaking study of the investment portfolios of takaful companies, their general investment patterns, and their future investments The Islamic finance industry has witnessed remarkable growth over the last decade, and one of the most successful segments-poised for even greater expansion-is the Islamic insurance (takaful) industry. In Takaful Investment Portfolios, distinguished takaful scholar Abdulrahman Khalil Tolefat explores the investment portfolios of takaful companies in both the GCC countries and Malaysia, the tip of Islamic finance industry. Investigating the tr
Takaful Investment Portfolios: A Study of the Composition of Takaful Funds in the GCC and Malaysia; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Rationale for Researching Investment Portfolio Composition of Takaful Companies; Aims and Objectives; Scope and Delimitation; Research Methodology; Overview of the Book; Chapter 2: Insurance and Islamic Law: An Introduction to Takaful; The Concept of Insurance in Islamic Sources; Views of Contemporary Jurists on the Insurance Contract
Permissibility of Insurance Contracts on the Basis of Individual JudgmentsPermissibility of the Insurance Contract on the Basis of a Unanimous Decision; Arguments Regarding the Validity or Invalidity of Commercial Insurance; Insurance and Gharar; Insurance and Riba; Insurance and Gambling (Maysir); Insurance and the Principle of Free (Ibaha) Contractual Arrangements in Islam; Analogy Between Insurance Contracts and Other Islamic Contracts; Other Arguments; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 3: Takaful Models and Implementations, Trends, and Developments; Takaful Undertaking Principles
Islamic Insurance Operational Models General Takaful; Family Takaful; Other Models; Differences Between Takaful and Other Forms of Insurance; Differences Between Takaful and Commercial Insurance; Differences Between Takaful and Mutual Insurance; Trends and Developments in the Takaful Industry; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 4: Research Methodology; Methodological Shortcomings of the Literature; Research Strategy; Research Questions, Objectives, and Hypotheses; Research Design; Sampling Strategy; Sample Size; Research Methods; The Questionnaire; Reliability; Interviews
Difficulties Faced During Data Collection Quantitative Data Analysis; Qualitative Data Analysis; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 5: Exploring Investment Behaviours and Investment Portfolios of Takaful Operating Companies in the GCC and Malaysia; Total Investment Portfolio of Takaful Operating Companies for All Funds; Investments in Shareholders' Fund; Investment Accounts; Investments in Equities; Investments in Sukuk; Mutual Funds/Unit Trusts; Investment in Subsidiaries; Real Estate Investments; Other Investments; Return on Investment (ROI); General Fund; Investment Accounts; Equities Investments
Sukuk Investments Real Estate Investments; Other Investments; Return on Investment (ROI); Family Funds; Sukuk Investments; Investment Accounts; Investments in Equities; Real Estate Investments; Other Investments; Return on Investment (ROI); Conclusion; Chapter 6: Locating the Differences Between Actual and Desired Investment Portfolios; Shareholders' Fund; General Fund; Family Funds; Conclusion; Chapter 7: Contextualising the Findings; Overall Portfolio Compositions; Shareholders' Fund; General Fund; Family Funds; Investment Accounts; Shareholders' Fund; General Fund; Family Funds
Investment in Sukuks
"Islamic finance."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Asutay, Mehmet.
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