COMSATS Journal of Islamic Finance

Volume 1 - 2016

COMSATS Journal of Islamic Finance (CJIF) is A double-blind peer reviewed research Journal that is an official publication of Center of Islamic Finance (CIF) at CIIT, Lahore. CJIF provides a platform to researchers, academicians and practitioners who are interested in new knowledge and in discussing ideas, issues and challenges in the field of Islamic finance, banking, accounting, business and economics. It further encourages qualitative and quantitative research in Fiqh al Muamlat and Islamic jurisprudence. CJIF welcomes strong evidence-based empirical studies and result-focused case studies. Critical and logical views on existing practices are also welcomed.



Liquidity Problems in Islamic Banks; Reasons, Impacts and Solutions

1Amir Islam, Sabeen Amir

1VP MCB Islamic
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 1-9


Non-Parametric Scrutiny of Efficiency of Islamic Banking Industry in Pakistan: A Data Envelopment Analysis

Nasrallah Aziz1 , Bilal Mehmood2 , Zeeshan Zarar3

1Area Coordinator, Meezan Bank Limited Lahore,
2Department of Economics Government College University Lahore,
3Branch Manager, Meezan Bank Limited Lahore
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 10-18


Viability of Musharakah as an Alternative Financing Mode for Small and Medium Enterprises: The Cases of Klang Valley and Selangor, Malaysia

Dzuljastri Abdul Razak1 , Mustafa Omar Mohammed2 , Nur Hasnida Abd Rahman3

1,2Kuliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia,
3 Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF), International Islamic University Malaysia
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 19-28


An Alternative to Markup Based Financing Technique

Habib ur Rahman

Head of Department, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 29-43


Impact of Political Connections and Shari'ah Compliance on Firms' Profitability-A Case Study of Malaysia

Irum Saba, Mohamed Ariff Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Eskandar Shah Mohd Rasid

INCEIF, Malaysia
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 44-56


Islamic Credit Union: An Inclusive Financial Institution to Meet the Needs of the Community

Mamode Raffick Nabee Mohomed

AL BARAKAH Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited, Mauritius
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 57-72


Repositioning Islamic Finance University Education Programs

Wafica Ali Ghoul

Finance Department, Lebanese International University, Beirut, Lebanon
Vol. 1, 2016, pp 73-81