Category: Islamic Economics

14.09.2017

Salman Ahmed Shaikh A great number of empirical studies now challenge the position of conceptualising human behaviour only in the framework of a rational, utility-maximizing homo-economicus. Yet, this framework is used for the purpose of simplicity and tractability in situations […]

21.07.2017

From the roar of traffic and clatter of jackhammer, to the groove of music and lullaby of birdsong, sounds have a huge impact on our lives.

14.03.2016

Asian shares began a central-bank focused week on firm footing today, buoyed by gains on Wall Street as well as glimmers of strength in weekend data from China. Financial spreadbetters expected Britain’s FTSE 100 to open 0.3 percent higher. Germany’s […]

13.03.2016

The FBM KLCI remained in positive territory at the midday break today, lifted by gains at most global markets. At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI rose 4.03 points to 1,700.57. Gainers and losers were tied at 338 each, while 347 counters […]

13.03.2016

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has signed a Wi-Fi roaming agreement with British Telecommunications plc (BT), allowing them to leverage on each other’s Wi-Fi networks in Malaysia and the UK and enable the monetising of UK-Malaysia roaming. In a statement today, […]

13.03.2016

The FBM KLCI crossed the 1,700-point psychological level at mid-morning today in line with the firmer regional markets. At 10.01am, the FBM KLCI rose 3.70 points to 1,700.24. The top gainers included Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd, Far East Corporation Bhd, […]

13.03.2016

You may pop open a bottle of champagne to celebrate something good, and perhaps you will keep the painted metal cap which secured the cork as a wee souvenir of that moment. But for a small but growing number of […]

13.03.2016

​Nestled amid mountains in remote central Indonesia, Bone-Bone looks like any other rural hamlet in the archipelago, with a modest collection of houses, shops and mosques and people quietly going about their daily lives. But it is an unlikely champion […]

13.03.2016

Central banks take centre stage in the coming week as policymakers from Washington to London and Tokyo battle slowing global growth, heightened market volatility and deflationary pressures. Coming after the European Central Bank’s massive stimulus package, the US Federal Reserve […]