A Catholic Bitcoin?

Vatican may launch a “blessed” cryptocurrency, taxed in favor of world poor. A proposal was made for the Holy Sea to use its “blessing power” over a bitcoin-like currency with a built in cut taken from the recipient of the currency in any transaction. The cut will be marked as …

Islamic Finance and Christian Finance: A shared heritage

The Christian Finance Observatory is pleased to reproduce the full article published by Samer Hijazi, partner and Head of Islamic Finance for Grant Thornton, in the Business Islamica Magazine of May 2016 (more information here). Islamic finance is today widely accepted as a global USD 2 trillion industry offering banking, insurance and …