12.03.2013 - U.K. Islamic bond back on agenda as London seeks Shariah market
The U.K. government is considering reviving plans to sell Islamic bonds as part of an initiative to boost Britainís role as a center for Shariah-compliant financing. Treasury Minister Greg Clark and Sayeeda Warsi, a minister in the foreign office, are leading a working group to raise the profile of the Islamic finance industry, the Treasury said in an e-mailed statement today. Among items discussed at todayís inaugural meeting was the sale of Islamic bonds, said Shabir Randeree, chairman of DCD London & Mutual Plc in London and a member of the taskforce...............................................Full Article: Source
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