27.08.2009 - Malaysia's Sime eyes $1.14 bln sukuk program
From Reuters: Malaysia's Sime Darby, the world's top planter by landbank, plans to set up an Islamic funding programme for up to 4 billion ringgit ($1.14 billion), a senior company official said on Wednesday. The fund-raising could could signal a revival in demand for top rated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, after issuance slumped more than 56 percent in 2008 due to the credit crunch...............Full Article: Source