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 …

Russia – Still debating on Orthodox financial alternative

In November 2015, F. William Engdahl (New Eastern Outlook) has reported that “A significant debate is underway in Russia since imposition of western financial sanctions on Russian banks and corporations in 2014. It’s about a proposal presented by the Moscow Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church. The proposal, which resembles Islamic interest-free banking …

Australia – Christian financial jobs

As an exemple, an Australian career web site managed by the company Christian Jobs Pty Ltd  (https://www.christianjobs.com.au) introduces itself as following:  Christian Jobs Pty Ltd Christian finance includes a number of different parafinancial actors and activities.  Christian Jobs Pty Ltd, is a privately owned Australian company that  operates businesses designed …