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    Investment-Linked Takaful Plan Patronage: Evidence From Malaysia

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    Investment-linked Takaful is a recent innovation introduced in Malaysia. This study focuses on Investment-linked takaful plan selection in Malaysia. We have used a self-administered questionnaire to collect data from 143 respondents from the Klang Valley area. Data collected through the survey was analyzed through descriptive statistics, correlation and regression analysis. Results indicate that fee payment and benefits play a significant role in Takaful operator selection while coverage and benefits affect the investment-linked product selection in Malaysia. This study is unique as it provides empirical evidence on the investment-linked takaful investment which is limited in supply. Results provided by this study can be useful for takaful operators in designing the most appropriate investment-linked product for attracting customers

    Investment-Linked Takaful Plan Patronage: Evidence from Malaysia

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    Investment-linked Takaful is a recent innovation introduced in Malaysia. This study focuses on Investment-linked takaful plan selection in Malaysia. We have used a self-administered questionnaire to collect data from 143 respondents from the Klang Valley area. Data collected through the survey was analyzed through descriptive statistics, correlation and regression analysis. Results indicate that fee payment and benefits play a significant role in Takaful operator selection while coverage and benefits affect the investment-linked product selection in Malaysia. This study is unique as it provides empirical evidence on the investment-linked takaful investment which is limited in supply. Results provided by this study can be useful for takaful operators in designing the most appropriate investment-linked product for attracting customers. 

    Preference toward investment-linked takaful plan: mediating role of attitude

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    Investment-linked products (ILPs) are the latest innovations from the Islamic finance industry that offers investors the opportunity to get protection and investment through their family takaful plan. In this paper, we focus on exploring the preference toward investment-linked Takaful plan. Based on the propositions of the theory of interpersonal behaviour and the theory of Islamic consumer behaviour, we develop a conceptual model to investigate factors that could explain the preference toward investment-linked products (ILP). We have used a structured literature review to conduct a critical review of the literature. Attitude is positioned as mediation in the developed conceptual model. The conceptual model proposed in this study is the first of its kind and contributes to the existing literature of behavioural finance

    Investigating the willingness towards family takaful patronage

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    Investment linked takaful plan patronage:evidence from Malaysia

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    Investment-linked Takaful is a recent innovation introduced in Malaysia. This study focuses on Investment-linked takaful plan selection in Malaysia. We have used a selfadministered questionnaire to collect data from 143 respondents from the Klang Valley area. Data collected through the survey was analyzed through descriptive statistics, correlation and regression analysis. Results indicate that fee payment and benefits play a significant role in Takaful operator selection while coverage and benefits affect the investment-linked product selection in Malaysia. This study is unique as it provides empirical evidence on the investmentlinked takaful investment which is limited in supply. Results provided by this study can be useful for takaful operators in designing the most appropriate investment-linked product for attracting customer

    Evolution of Takaful in Malaysia-the case of investment link family takaful

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    The Malaysian takaful industry has experienced stable growth in recent years. The industry has introduced an innovative product which is an investment-linked family takaful product that offers both investment and protection to the participants. These papers aims to explore the evolution of the takaful sector in Malaysia with a specific aim at unveiling the prospects and challenges with the investment-link products. This study is exploratory in nature. Thus, we have used a structured literature review techniques (SLR) to identify key papers in relation to Malaysian Takaful and investment link products. Review of related literature allows this paper to provide insight into the regulatory and shariah aspect of investment-linked takaful. We conclude that regulatory authorities need to develop governance and Sharia standards for the effective operation of Takaful operator toward protecting investor interest. Finally, we recommend the inclusion of the Shariah board to review investment options selected by the takaful operator
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