22.11.2011 - Islamic bond market to remain buoyant in Q1 2012
Islamic bond issues, which have outpaced the conventional bonds industry in recent months, should continue to show strength into the first quarter of 2012 as borrowers seek better pricing and alternative funding amid the global debt crisis, Islamic bankers said on Monday. Both conventional and Islamic institutions, as well as global sovereigns, have been flocking to the Islamic bond, or sukuk, market, creating an unusually active fourth quarter. Debt woes in Europe and a rush to the market before the window for issuance closes ahead of the holidays have intensified activity, but it should regain momentum in the first quarter...............................................Full Article: Source
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