05 Mar '11, 12am

Women show the way, in a world ruled by male bankers: Also, RAM Rating Services, which provides ratings for Isla...

One of my favourite things about Muslim-majority Malaysia is that a woman, Zeti Akhtar Aziz, is the nation's economic face. Investors know her well as the central bank governor. Smart, feisty Zeti personifies what can be in a Muslim world not always known for celebrating the talents and ideas of its female masses. Her prominence in what is become the hub of Islamic finance is a badly needed model for the Middle East. Women and men do not often live as equals in Muslim society. Yet the world of Syariah-compliant investment is closing the gender gap in unobtrusive ways that deserve more attention than it is getting. The Quran bans the charging of interest and investing in accordance with it requires the approval of experts. In November, Malaysia's Syariah Advisory Council added a second female scholar to its 11-member board. Indonesia, home to the biggest Muslim population, ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Commentary/EDC110305-0000201/W...

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