NewHorizon is possibly the oldest magazine published in English on Islamic banking and insurance. It has been in publication for over 19 years, and is the official journal of the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance (IIBI), an independent not-for-profit organisation. Founded in London back in 1991, it is now one of the world's leading independent education, training and research organisations dedicated solely to the promotion and implementation of Islamic finance in the UK and globally.
NewHorizon publishes in-depth articles on various aspects of Islamic banking and insurance, including new regulations, products and services, and launch of new Shari’ah-compliant financial institutions. The publication offers profound analysis of such areas of Islamic finance as retail banking, capital markets, sukuk, takaful and retakaful, structuring the derivatives in accordance with Shari’ah principles, credit risk management, qard hasan microfinance, Islamic funds and their management and so on.
The magazine enjoys a wide readership in around 105 countries.
Over the years the look and contents of NewHorizon has evolved to reflect the times. IIBI is now working with Cambridge Corporate Management to produce the magazine.
NewHorizon embraces challenges facing the Islamic financial sector right across the globe, from the developments in the well-established Islamic banking markets in the Middle East and South East Asia, through the growing markets of Pakistan, UAE and the UK, to the attempts to introduce this industry in a number of African countries and also Australia, Canada and Russia.
Whether you are already an Islamic finance specialist, about to enter the
world of Islamic banking and insurance or just interested in this subject, we
hope you find the magazine interesting, thought-provoking and educational.
IIBI is one of the world's leading independent academic and research organisation solely dedicated to the promotion and implementation of Islamic finance in the UK and worldwide. It was set up in 1991 in London.
Today, it remains the only organisation of its kind in the west. In over 15 years of work, the Institute has made a significant contribution to the education and training of people in Islamic banking and insurance through a post-graduate diploma course, publications, lectures, seminars, workshops, research, Shari’ah advisory services and a highly informative user-friendly web site.
The Institute is introducing more distance learning courses in 2007, such as
a Certificate for beginners and two Graduate Diplomas.
For more information visit the IIBI website at www.islamic-banking.com