30.11.2009 - Dubai illustrates that Sukuks may be junk bonds
From Istockanalyst.com: Shariah compliant bonds skirt the Islamic dictum that no interest is to be received from loaning money by linking bonds to an underlying asset, say, real estate, that throws off income. This arms-length strategy is designed to permit Islamic investors to receive money on their investment that is not technically interest. Recently, as pointed out in the Financial Times, there has been growing concern about whether these bonds, called sukuks, are the conservative investment vehicles they were made out to be................................Full Article: Source
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