04.11.2010 - Sukuk sales hit $5.3bln in Oct, aided by Gulf
From Gulfnews.com: Global Islamic bond (sukuk) issuance hit Dh144 billion ($39 billion) in the first ten months of the year with total issuance in October alone surpassing $5.3 billion, according to the latest data from Zawya's sukuk database. "Data from Zawya Sukuk Monitor shows that sukuk in the GCC is back on track and the rest of the world is warming up to the benefits of Islamic bonds," said Adnan Halawi, Senior Sukuk Analyst, Zawya. "October was marked by diversity of issuing countries with major issues from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Indonesia.".............................................Full Article: Source
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