Impact of Financial Technology (FinTech) on Islamic Finance and Financial Stability

Impact of Financial Technology (FinTech) on Islamic Finance and Financial Stability

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Business & Management for 2019.

Nader Naifar (Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia & University of Sfax, Tunisia)
Release Date: September, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 312|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0039-2
ISBN13: 9781799800392|ISBN10: 1799800393|EISBN13: 9781799800415|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799800408


With advancing technologies like distributed ledgers, smart contracts, and digital payment platforms, financial services must be innovative in order to remain relevant in the modern era. The adoption of financial technology affects the whole Islamic financial industry as well as the economic stability of a globalized world. There is a need for research that seeks to understand financial technology and the regulatory technology necessary to ensure financial security and stability.

Impact of Financial Technology (FinTech) on Islamic Finance and Financial Stability is an essential publication that examines both the theory and application of newly-available financial services and discusses the impact of FinTech on the Islamic financial service industry. Featuring research on topics such as cryptocurrency, peer-to-peer transferring, and digital wallets, this book is ideally designed for researchers, bank managers, economists, analysts, market professionals, managers, executives, computer scientists, business practitioners, academicians, and students seeking coverage on how the latest in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain technology will redesign Islamic finance.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Biometrics
  • Blockchain
  • Crowdfunding
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Wallets
  • Mobile Banking
  • Peer-to-Peer Transferring
  • Smart Contracts

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nader Naifar is currently a professor of finance at Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and the University of Sfax. In 2009, he received his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Sfax, Tunisia. He has published a large number of papers on reputable journals indexed in Web of Science and Scopus databases. His main research fields are Islamic finance, credit derivatives, financial crisis, and energy markets. Currently, his research interests focus on Fintech, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence for business. In 2019 he received the “Oxford Fintech programme” certificate from Said Business School at Oxford University