14.12.2009 - Islamic bank funding costs shoot up
From Zawya.com: The exposure of Islamic banks to the debts of Dubai World, the troubled state-owned conglomerate in the Gulf, has rattled the industry and caused funding costs for them across the region to soar, according to bankers. Dubai has been one of the most active issuers of bonds that comply with Islamic principles, known as sukuk , and the announced restructuring of $26bn of debts at the state-owned Dubai World conglomerate - including billions of dollars of sukuk - has shaken the Islamic finance industry...................................Full Article: Source
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