17.04.2013 - Islamic investors chase yield, assets in Australia
The prospect of higher yield in Australia is driving Islamic investors Down Under just as it is the broader global investment community, but the focus on capital-intensive industries is adding to its appeal for this source of funds. Managers of two fledging Islamic funds set up in Australia in the past 18 months say they knew these factors presented opportunities, but they were still surprised by the level of interest from Islamic investors. Amanie Advisorsí Melbourne-based representative, Mark Darras, says he was virtually mobbed by Islamic banks and sovereign wealth funds on a trip to the Middle East in November...........................................Full Article: Source
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