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Islamic Capital Markets: Theory and Practice (Wiley Finance)

Islamic Capital Markets: Theory and Practice (Wiley Finance)

By: Noureddine Krichene (author)Hardback

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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 productsProvides students and practitioners of finance with must-have information about the analytical tools employed in Islamic capital marketsExamines 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.

About Author

DR. NOUREDDINE KRICHENE, PHD, earned a doctorate in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has taught Islamic finance at the Global University, INCEIF, in Malaysia, and was an economist with the International Monetary Fund Economist Program from 1986 to 2009. From 2005 to 2007, he was advisor at the Islamic Development Bank of Saudi Arabia. His areas of expertise are the international payments system, macroeconomic policies, finance, and energy and water economics.


Preface xv Acknowledgments xxi Glossary of Arabic Terms xxiii PART ONE Islamic Capital Markets: Tools of Securities Investment, Asset Pricing, Risk Management, and Portfolio Performance CHAPTER 1 Capital Theory and Islamic Capital Markets 3 On the Nature of Capital 5 On the Nature of Interest and Profit 10 Capital Theory in Islamic Finance 12 Time Preference and Capital Markets 13 Capital Productivity: The Intertemporal Production Opportunity Set 18 General Equilibrium: Time Preference and Capital Productivity 22 Model of Capital as a Subsistence Fund 26 Capital as an Engine of Growth 29 The Capital Market and the Economy 34 The Intermediation Role of the Capital Market 43 Summary 44 References 45 Questions 45 CHAPTER 2 Portfolio Theory and Risk Return Tradeoff 47 Market Uncertainty 48 Portfolio Diversification Theory 52 Portfolio Diversification in the Case of Two Risky Assets 56 A Model of a Riskless Asset and a Risky Asset 59 Asset Pricing Based on Risk Return Tradeoff 62 The Security Market Line 68 Efficiency Frontier, Capital Market Line, Characteristic Line, and Security Market Line 70 The Cost of Capital Based on the Capital Asset Pricing Model 71 Summary 72 References 73 Questions 73 CHAPTER 3 The Analytics of Sukuks 75 Valuation of an Asset 75 Valuation of Sukuks 78 Yield to Maturity 79 Reinvestment of Sukuk Coupons 79 The Par Yield 80 Spot Rates and Forward Rates 81 The Term Structure of Rates of Return 89 Sukuk Duration 94 Sukuk Convexity 100 Immunization of Sukuk Portfolio 104 Summary 110 References 111 Questions 111 CHAPTER 4 Islamic Stocks 117 Sharia Screening 117 Islamic Indexes 118 Speculation and Gambling 119 Stock Yield 122 Common Stock Valuation 125 Forecasting Stock Prices 128 Fundamental and Technical Analysis 135 The Efficiency Hypotheses of Stock Markets 138 Evaluating Companies 142 Mechanics of Trading 144 Summary 150 References 152 Questions 152 CHAPTER 5 The Cost of Capital 155 Objective of the Firm: Market Value Maximization and the Cost of Capital 156 Project Selection: The Hurdle Rate 157 Defining Capital Cost: The Discount Rate 158 The Net Cash Flow 160 The Present Value Formula 161 Relationship between Risk and the Cost of Capital 163 Estimating the Cost of Equity Capital and Overall Cost of Capital 166 Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) 168 Risk-Adjusted versus Certainty-Equivalent Discount Rates 172 Applying the CAPM to Calculate Certainty-Equivalent Cash Flow 174 The Valuation of Securities, Leverage, and the Cost of Capital: The Modigliani and Miller Theory 176 Weighted Average Cost of Capital 180 Implications of the Capital Cost Analysis for the Theory of Investment: Capital Structure and Investment Policy 182 The Agency Problem 183 Summary 184 References 184 Questions 185 CHAPTER 6 Asset Pricing under Uncertainty 189 Modeling Risk and Return 190 Market Efficiency and Arbitrage-Free Pricing 199 Basic Principles of Derivatives Pricing 205 Summary 220 References 220 Questions 220 CHAPTER 7 The Consumption-Based Pricing Model 225 Intertemporal Optimization and Implication to Asset Pricing 225 Asset-Specific Pricing and Correction for Risk 229 Relationship between Expected Return and Beta 231 The Mean Variance (mv) Frontier 232 Risk-Neutral Pricing Implied by the General Pricing Formula 234 Consumption-Based Contingent Discount Factors 235 Equity Premium and Interest Rate Puzzles 236 Summary 239 References 240 Questions 240 CHAPTER 8 Futures Markets 243 Institutional Aspects of Forward and Futures Contracts 243 Valuation of Forward and Futures Contracts 249 Foreign Currencies Futures and the Yield Rate Parity 255 Hedging 256 Rolling the Hedge Forward 262 The Hedge Ratio 263 Cross Hedging 266 Speculating in Futures Markets 268 Summary 270 References 271 Questions 271 CHAPTER 9 Stock Index Futures 275 Specifications of the Stock Index Futures Contract 276 The Pricing of a Stock Index Futures Contract 279 Hedging with Stock Index Futures 282 The Minimum Risk Hedge Ratio 286 Cross Hedging 288 Target Beta and Capture Alpha with Stock Index Futures 290 Constructing an Indexed Portfolio 296 Asset Allocation 297 Portfolio Insurance 304 Index Arbitrage 305 Program Trading 309 Summary 312 References 313 Questions 313 CHAPTER 10 Interest-Rate Futures Markets and Applications to Sukuks 317 Types of Interest-Rate Futures Contracts 318 The Pricing of Sukuk Forward Contracts 328 Hedging with Interest-Rate Futures 332 Interest-Rate Futures in Sukuk Portfolio Management 334 Immunization of Sukuk Portfolio with Interest-Rate Futures 343 Summary 347 References 348 Questions 349 CHAPTER 11 Basic Principles of Options 353 Options: Basic Definitions 353 Trading Strategies 357 Option Pricing 365 Pricing the Put Option 371 Call Put Parity 373 The Binomial Model: Extension to Two Periods 374 The Option Delta 376 Risk-Neutral Pricing 377 The Black Scholes (BS) Model 378 Currency Options 383 Caps and Floors 384 Summary 385 References 386 Questions 386 CHAPTER 12 Swaps 389 Structure and Payoff of a Swap 390 Motivations for the Swap 391 The Valuation of Plain-Vanilla Swaps: The Swap Rate 393 Currency Swaps 401 Pricing a Currency Swap 408 Equity Swap 414 Credit Default Swap 416 Total Return Swap 417 Structured Notes: Inverse Floater and Bear Floater 420 Options on Interest Rate Swaps: Swaptions 423 Interest-Rate Swaps as Hedging Instruments 427 Summary 431 References 432 Questions 432 CHAPTER 13 Mutual Funds 437 How Does a Mutual Fund Work? 438 Index Funds and Hedge Funds 439 Types of Mutual Funds 440 Fees and Expenses 442 Regulations 444 Mutual Fund Performance 445 Mutual Fund Advantages and Risks 449 Summary 450 References 451 Questions 451 CHAPTER 14 Portfolio Performance and Value-at-Risk 453 Nature and Purpose of the Performance Evaluation 453 Measuring Performance 455 Methodologies for Evaluating Performance 456 The Fama French Three-Factor Model 466 Performance Attribution Models 467 Value-at-Risk (VaR) 468 Methods for Calculating VaR 472 Stress Testing and Back Testing 478 Summary 479 References 480 Questions 480 PART TWO Money and Capital Markets CHAPTER 15 The Banking System 487 On the Nature of Central Banking 488 On the Nature of Money 491 Fractional Banking and the Money Multiplier 495 The Central Bank 502 The Reserves Market: Demand and Supply of Reserves 507 The Regulatory and Supervisory Role of the Central Bank 512 The Debate over the Role of the Central Bank 517 The Theory of Two Interest Rates 521 Central Banking and Financial Markets 522 Central Bank in Islamic Finance 523 Summary 524 References 526 Questions 527 CHAPTER 16 The Demand for Money 529 Motives for Holding Money 531 Demand for Money as Affected by the Rate of Interest 532 The Baumol Tobin Model of Money Demand 535 Equilibrium in the Market for Money 536 Demand for Money as Influenced by the Price Level 538 Other Determinants of the Demand for Money 539 Effects of Changes in the Money Market 541 The Quantity Theory of Money and Money Demand 543 The Cambridge Transaction Approach 549 The Restatement of the Quantity Theory as a Demand for Money Function 550 Summary 554 References 555 Questions 556 CHAPTER 17 Capital Markets and the Macroeconomy 559 Financial Crises and Approaches for Recovery 559 The Income-Expenditure Sector 563 The Monetary Sector 566 Macroeconomic Equilibrium 570 Macroeconomic Equilibrium under Keynesian Assumptions 575 Classicists Approaches to Recovery from Depression 579 Islamic Approaches to Recovery from Depression 582 Stagflation and Post 2008 Crisis Unemployment 583 Summary 585 References 587 Questions 588 PART THREE Regulations and Institutions of Capital Markets and Islamic Structured Finance CHAPTER 18 Institutions and Regulations of Capital Markets 591 Regulatory Legislation 592 The Securities and Exchange Commission 594 The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission 596 The Stock Market 596 Brokerage Firm 598 Online Trading: A Form of Discount Brokerage 600 Investment Advisers 602 Clearinghouses 603 Central Securities Depository 604 Investment Banks 607 Investment Companies 607 Investment Funds 609 Mutual Funds 611 Exchange-Traded Funds 615 Hedge Funds 622 Money Market Funds 626 Structured Investment Vehicles 627 Summary 627 References 628 Questions 629 CHAPTER 19 Institutions and Instruments of Islamic Capital Markets 631 The Sharia Advisory Council 631 Islamic Modes of Financing and Islamic Instruments 633 Islamic Funds 638 Islamic Derivatives Markets 644 Guidelines on the Offering of Islamic Securities 645 Summary 647 References 648 Questions 648 CHAPTER 20 Sukuks 649 Asset Securitization 650 Structure and Legal Documentation of Islamic Private Debt Securities 651 Types of Sukuk Structures 653 Sukuk Issuance in Practice 658 Risks Underlying Sukuks Structures 663 Managing the Financial Risks of Sukuk Structures 666 Summary 669 References 670 Questions 671 CHAPTER 21 Islamic Structured Products 673 Structured Finance 673 Definition of Structured Products 675 Features of Structured Products 676 Risks and Benefits of Structured Products 678 Types of Structured Products 680 Financial Engineering of Structured Products 681 Islamic Structured Products 682 Challenges for Islamic Structurers 691 Examples of Structured Products 693 Summary 699 References 700 Questions 700 About the Author 703 Index 705

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118247136
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 752
  • ID: 9781118247136
  • weight: 1570
  • ISBN10: 1118247132

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