07.09.2012 - GCC Islamic bonds issuance slips first half of year
The total value of bonds and Sukuk issued in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was $37.6 billion during the first half of 2012 (H1 2012), a decrease of 18.7 per cent, compared to the respective period of 2011, reports Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz). The month of May witnessed the highest value of issuance during H1 2012 with $7.3 billion, representing 19.6 per cent of the total amount issued through 28 issuances, however, June predominated in terms of issuance frequency with 32 issuances...............................................Full Article: Source
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