11.12.2012 - Qatar issued $25bln sukuk this year
Qatar has issued Islamic bonds (sukuks) worth a staggering $25bn this year, with more than 50 percent of the subscribers representing conventional institutions a development that indicates increasing investor confidence in Shariah-compliant investment avenues worldwide, a conference on Islamic banking and finance was told here yesterday. Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Chairman of Barwa Bank, said while the world is still fighting economic downturn Islamic banking and financing activities have been witnessing growth...............................................Full Article: Source
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