05.11.2012 - Surge in sukuk demand outpaces the issuance
The numbers look good for the Islamic bond market. Issuance hit a record high in 2011 and figures for the first half of 2012 show that volumes are already up another third. It is widely expected that issuance of sharia-compliant bonds, or sukuk, will top the $100bn mark before the year is out. Despite this rise, however, questions remain as to whether the increase in issuance is enough to match investor demand. According to consultancy Ernst & Young, the answer is no...............................................Full Article: Source
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