Research and intelligence solutions
We continuously align our brand with those of respected partners worldwide to deliver the most reliable and research and intelligence services.
Our research services are led and driven by specialized experts and analysts across diverse asset classes as Islamic capital markets, banking, takaful and Shariah. Over the years, our research and intelligence have become a reference point for many market players looking for insights and analyses.
Asset class research
We prepare yearly asset class reports in-house, to give you the latest market movements and future outlook to guide investors and issuers. We cover such areas as sukuk, asset management, and responsible finance.
Designed to capture the outlook and appetite for Sukuk and the specific characteristics that are of appeal to the financial market based on primary empirical data from key investors and lead arrangers. The report has become industry references for their rigorous assessment of primary empirical data and sound forecasting techniques.
Provides an in-depth summary and analysis of the Islamic mutual fund market. The report breaks down key economic and market events, as well as statistical representation of the mutual funds universe that help shape fund performance trends. It also refers back to the industry in the form of surveys and insights, from which we assess historical performance and project future growth and trends.
Gives an overview of similarities between all sectors within responsible finance (including Islamic finance), and outlines the need to develop and implement regulatory changes and standards that will enhance the availability and growth potential of all sectors of responsible finance. The report is published during the Annual Global Ethical Forum.
Economy and markets research
Our markets research reports have a specific and specialized focus on the requirements for the development of the Islamic finance ecosystem, primarily in new and emerging Islamic finance markets. They cover all sectors of the Islamic finance ecosystem – from regulations and oversight down to consumer-level market surveys. They privilege practical insights for local, regional, and international investors, to offer Islamic financial services in the retail and corporate markets.
Reports on matured markets provide in-depth analysis on the regulatory framework and echo system of the country, in addition to the historical development in all Islamic finance related areas. A matured market is considered a benchmark for other markets seeking growth in Islamic finance.
Reports on emerging markets cover different areas of Islamic finance from regulation and oversight down to consumer-level market surveys. These markets are assessed in a number of ways including the appetite for further growth and the level of understanding of Islamic finance among the people.
Reports on frontier markets provide analyses and guidance on markets that have the potential to grow their Islamic finance industry. Our seasoned Islamic finance research experts through detailed analysis assist the governments to establish their regulatory framework to accelerate development. Once the reports are launched, they also spread awareness about Islamic finance in their respective markets.
Tailored and custom research
Tailored reports are produced throughout the year to cover the latest development in the field of Islamic finance. They are customized to your requirements in the areas of Shariah, legal, investment opportunities, social responsible, and more.
A precise and current guide to the key developments of Islamic commercial law on an annual basis. This report is a pioneering initiative and reference for developments in Islamic commercial law, and is positioned as the leading global resource for Islamic commercial law. Our methodology is based on the contributions from leading institutions and executive interviews with key players in the Islamic commercial law space.
The Islamic Social Finance Report 2014 is a thorough analysis of the current state of three institutions of Islamic philanthropy: zakah, sadaqah and awqaf, in seven countries of South and Southeast Asia - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Singapore.
Presents a view of investment opportunities across the OIC member countries. Focused on fast-growing consumer driven sector clusters of food, retail, tourism and health, as well as government spending driven infrastructure and construction, the report addresses a gap of looking at investment opportunities across the full geographic spectrum of these growth markets and their global value chain.