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Islamic finance booming amid downturn

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-02-17

While the global financial sector braces for a severe crisis, Islamic banking is flourishing, having experienced double-digit growth in recent years. But what exactly does it mean to handle banking activities according to Islamic law?

Date created : 2008-04-05

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