The rise of Sharia finance, and in particular the growing popularity of sukuk bonds issued by sovereign entities, has been a well documented story, but to what extent has Islamic finance been embraced by corporates in Muslim countries?
Optimising working capital, supply chain stability and help for the company’s suppliers are just three of the ways in which supply chain finance (SCF) can benefit the treasury department. This article also examines the mechanics of SCF.
There are three building blocks of any successful financial planning and analysis (FP&A) end-to-end work process design; creation of the future state process, alignment with C-level leaders to ownership over key steps in the process, and eventual rollout and implementation of the new work process to the broader organisation are all key.
Islamic finance has attracted growing interest since the 2008 global financial crisis, which shook well- known financial institutions and the housing markets of major developed economies. New asset classes have been developed to broaden its appeal.