Islamic Finance - The Zero Percent Mortgage

From Finance Documentaries
December 29, 2012 - 1:30pm
This video is part of the Bloomberg series on "Faith in Finance" and focuses on the role of Islamic finance for housing. The documentary looks at how an Islamic mortgage works and also what impact this form of financing is having on London. The London property market has been increasingly attracting foreign investors - and when it comes to Middle Eastern buyers, the preference is to use Shari'ah compliant lending to finance the investments. Essentially the Islamic mortgage seeks to avoid the use of interest as this is basically against the Islamic principles; instead the contract is broadly more akin to a rent-to-buy arrangement. The main components of an Islamic mortgage are: shared ownership, the house is bough along with a bank, rent paid for proportion that is not owned, and extra payments to purchase ownership. Islamic finance has created opportunities for specia...

Continue reading this article »



POPULAR WALL STREET NEWS & ARTICLES

WALL STREET NEWS, ARTICLES & UPDATES


More Wall Street News & Articles »

Wall Street Description

This is the largest topic on ewallstreeter. This topic aggregates news and investment advice from over 200 different news sources. It covers all the financial markets, collectively known as Wall Street, as well as international news which affects our markets.

Wall Street DRILLDOWN

Jim Oberweis  Outlays  ON CHART TO ENLARGE  Elliott Wave  Market Folly  Robotti  ZH  Gordon T Long  Doug Casey  Altisource Portfolio Solutions  Tourre  Crude  Krauth  Poly This  Wheat  CBOE Risk Management  mid-Cycle  Jeff Pierce This  Emerging Market  RealMoney  Li Keqiang  Institutional Investor  Summation Index  Validea CEO John Reese  General Market  Industrials  National Activity Index  Recession  In Bed  The Russell  The S&P  Fairholme Capital  Reserve Chair  Buy Now  Sober Look  Metals  Gilani  Sectors  Pointing  Weekend Report I  Chartology  Mark Hulbert  Tom McClellan  Charles Biderman  DAXK  Hang Seng  Golden MRO Portfolio  Review Optimized Portfolio  Weekly Report  Sales Growth  Stock Picks  Frank Curzio  Charlie Munger  Small-Cap Investing Summit  Equinix  Deere  Blue Ridge Capital  Google Finance  Hedge Fund Wisdom  Pershing Square  Rosenstein  Thesis  FCF  Technical Analysis  John Mauldin  Marc Faber  Nadella  Microsoft CEO  Betty Liu  Odey  Klarman  Baupost Group  Baupost  Upside  Emerging  Tradestation  Bull General Market  Dow Industrials  James Turk  Global Markets  NMI  Market Index  ADP Employment Report  ISM Non-Manufacturing Index  Jack Dorsey  Forced  Greenlight Capital  Tiger Global  Fairholme  New York Fed  Asset Management  Sir John Templeton  Andy Warhol  Harlem  Advanced Technology  Intraday  Short-term  Medium-term  Pending Home Sales Index  Individual Investors 

Wall Street Blogroll

.Google Finance   247wallst   Advisorperspectives   Alephblog   Aswathdamodaran   Bankers-anonymous   Bearishnews   Blogmaverick   Bloomberg   Bloomberg   Boombustblog   Brontecapital   Calculatedriskblog   Capitalobserver   Capitalspectator   cfainstitute   Ciovaccocapital   cmegroup   Cnbc   CNBC Video   Conversableeconomist   Crackerjackfinance   Creditwritedowns   Csinvesting   Dailybail   Dailycapitalist   Dailyfinance   Dealbook.nytimes   Dealbreaker   Disciplinedinvesting   Dollarcollapse   Easystreetinvesting   Econintersect   Economonitor   Epicurean-dealmaker   Euromoney   eWallstreeter   fallondpicks   Federalreserve   Financedocumentaries   fortune   FT   FTalphaville   FTBlog   Globest   Goldscents   Gonzalolira   Greatinvestors.tv   Gurufocus   Hedgefundletters   Hedgeworld   Humblestudentofthemarkets   Imf.org   Insidermonkey   Intelligentspeculator   Investedcentral   Investingdaily   Investmentcontrarians   Investopedia   Investor   investorplace   Ivanhoff   Jeffmatthews   Kimblechartingsolutions   Kirkreport   Macromon   Marginalrevolution   Markdow   Marketfolly   Marketmontage   Markettechnicalview   Mauldineconomics   Mercenarytrader   Minyanville   Monevator   Moneyandmarkets   Moneynews   Morningstar   Morningstar   Mytradersjournal   Nakedcapitalism   Occupywallst   Peakprosperity   Profitconfidential   Propublica.org   Realclearmarkets   reutersnext   Ritholtz   Robertreich   Safe-haven   Sec.gov   Seekingalph   Senseoncents   Standardandpoors   Stocktradingtogo   Streetauthority   Streetsmartpost   Streettalklive   Stumblingandmumbling   Swingtradingdaily   Testosteronepit   Thecapitalistmanifesto   Thecomingdepressionblog   Thedisciplinedinvestor   Theeconomiccollapseblog   Thefiscaltimes   Theguruinvestor   Thereformedbroker   Thetechnicaltake   Tradestreaming   Tradingtips   Treasury.gov   Uk.reuters   Uncommonwisdomdaily   Understandinguncertainty   Valuewalk   Vixandmore   Vlsinvest   Wallstcheatsheet   Wallstreetexaminer   Wallstreetoasis   Wallstreettrading   Wallstreetweek   Wealthfront   Wsj   Zentrader   Zerohedge