02.07.2009 - Allianz Takaful to launch Islamic pensions in 2010
From Reuters: Allianz will launch its first Islamic annuity product next year, the head of its Takaful unit said, tapping into a growing number of clients in the Middle East keen to add to their state pensions. It has long been hard for takaful -- or sharia-compliant -- insurers to sell such products, because of the lack of long-term Islamic bonds with which to match pension liabilities, Abdul Rahman Tolefat told Reuters on Wednesday.........Full Article: Source