02.07.2009 - Global Sukuk slide continues in 2Q, rebound seen
From Zawya Dow Jones: The global issuance of Islamic bonds, or sukuk, fell 35% to $5.3 billion in the second quarter compared with a year earlier but a rebound may be within sight, data from Zawya Sukuk Monitor shows. Year-on-year declines in the primary sukuk market were offset by a 164% surge in volume compared with the first quarter for sukuk, indicating renewed demand for Shariah-compliant debt instruments, according to Zawya.com's latest research.........Full Article (Subscription Required) : Source