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Crude Oil Prices: Trends and Forecast

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Deriving Market Expectations for the Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate from Option Prices

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Introductory Mathematics and Statistics for Islamic Finance

by Noureddine Krichene Abbas Mirakhor

A unique primer on quantitative methods as applied to Islamic financeIntroductory Mathematics and Statistics for Islamic Finance + Website is a comprehensive guide to quantitative methods, specifically as applied within the realm of Islamic finance. With applications based on research, the book provides readers with the working knowledge of math and statistics required to understand Islamic finance theory and practice. The numerous worked examples give students with various backgrounds a uniform set of common tools for studying Islamic finance.The in-depth study of finance requires a strong foundation in quantitative methods. Without a good grasp of math, probability, and statistics, published theoretical and applied works in Islamic finance remain out of reach. Unlike a typical math text, this book guides students through only the methods that directly apply to Islamic finance, without wasting time on irrelevant techniques. Each chapter contains a detailed explanation of the topic at hand, followed by an example based on real situations encountered in Islamic finance. Topics include:Algebra and matricesCalculus and differential equationsProbability theoryStatisticsWritten by leading experts on the subject, the book serves as a useful primer on the analysis methods and techniques students will encounter in published research, as well as day-to-day operations in finance. Anyone aspiring to be successful in Islamic finance needs these skills, and Introductory Mathematics and Statistics for Islamic Finance + Website is a clear, concise, and highly relevant guide.

Islamic Capital Markets

by Noureddine Krichene

A comprehensive look at the essentials of Islamic capital markets Bringing together theoretical and practical aspects of capital markets, Islamic Capital Markets offers readers a comprehensive insight into the institutions, instruments, and regulatory framework that comprise Islamic capital markets. Also exploring ideas about money, central banking, and economic growth theory and their role in Islamic capital markets, the book provides students and practitioners with essential information about the analytical tools of Islamic capital markets, serves as a guide to investing in Islamic assets, and examines risk management and the structure of Islamic financial products. Author and Islamic finance expert Noureddine Krichene examines the development of leading Islamic capital markets, including Malaysia, looking at sukuks and stocks in detail and emphasizing valuation, duration, convexity, immunization, yield curves, forward rates, swaps, and risks. Analyzing stock markets, stock valuation, price-earnings ratio, market efficiency hypothesis, and equity premiums, the book addresses uncertainty in capital markets, portfolio diversification theory, risk-return trade-off, pricing of assets, cost of capital, derivatives and their role in hedging and speculation, the principle of arbitrage and replication, Islamic structured products, the financing of large projects, and more. Emphasizes both theoretical and practical aspects of capital markets, covering analytical concepts such as the theory of arbitrage, pricing of assets, capital market pricing model, Arrow-Debreu state prices, risk-neutral pricing, derivatives markets, hedging and risk management, and structured products Provides students and practitioners of finance with must-have information about the analytical tools employed in Islamic capital markets Examines all the most recent developments in major Islamic capital markets, including Malaysia Discussing the advantages of Islamic capital markets and the prospects for their development, Islamic Capital Markets gives readers a fundamental grounding in the subject, with an emphasis on financial theory and real world practice.

Modeling Stochastic Volatility with Application to Stock Returns

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

An Oil and Gas Model

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Recent Dynamics of Crude Oil Prices

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Recent Inflationary Trends in World Commodities Markets

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

A Simultaneous Equations Model for World Crude Oil and Natural Gas Markets

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Stability of Islamic Finance

by Noureddine Krichene Abbas Mirakhor Zamir Iqbal Hossein Askari

The Stability of Islamic Finance main focus is on the question of the sources of financial instability which seems inherent in the conventional system. As a core component of this focus, the book will consider episodes of turbulence and instability in a historical context recalling the occurrence of such events from mid-19th century to the present. It will present various theoretical explanations along with solutions and alternative financial systems that avoid instability provided by various scholars dating back to mid-19th century to present. The book then will present and discuss the architecture of an Islamic financial system and show that at its core, this system shares many characteristics of an stable financial system proposed by Western scholars throughout history to avoid the inherent instability of the present dominant system. Particular emphasis will be placed on the present financial crisis and its causes as well the financial crisis of the 1997 in Southeast Asia, Russia, and Latin America relating these episodes to the fundamental features of the dominant system. The debt crisis of the low income countries will also be part of this discussion. It will then argue that these crises could be mitigated under an Islamic system or any other system with similar architecture.

Subordinated Levy Processes and Applications to Crude Oil Options

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

World Crude Oil Markets: Monetary Policy and the Recent Oil Shock

by Noureddine Krichene

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

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