24.08.2009 - Petronas 5-year $1.5bln sukuk heralds a new era in Malaysia
From Arabnews.com: The recent 5-year $1.5 billion Sukuk Al-Ijarah (leasing sukuk) issued by Malaysian state oil company, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), marks a new era of bond and sukuk (Islamic securities) issuance in the country. From now on, all foreign currency denominated issuances — both conventional and Islamic bonds — will be designated the “Emas” (gold) symbol, which, according to Bank Negara Malaysia,..........Full Article: Source