02.02.2011 - Global Sukuk markets - January in review
From Zawya.com: A good start for the Sukuk market with a range of issues in January giving rise to hopes that 2011 could be the best year on record. The issues varied from sovereign to quasi-sovereign and corporate and came from different parts of the world. In January, the Central Bank of Qatar sold QAR33 billion (around US$9 billion) in sukuk to local banks aimed at supporting the country's banking sector and sparking a rebound in private sector lending. The Islamic tranche was almost double the conventional one of QAR17 billion issued on the same day..............................................Full Article: Source
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