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The 28 September issue of Finance Forward did not identify that Michael Bennett, Head of Derivatives and Structured Finance for the World Bank contributed the first article on the IFFIm sukuk. We regret the omission. FAST FINANCE The continuing emissions scandal at Volkswagon continues and VW faces the expensive task ... Read More
October 4, 2015mega


Fast Finance Talks over the Trans-Pacific Partnership stumbled and one of the sticking points deals with the Japanese auto supply chain which includes non-TPP countries like Thailand.  The Japanese auto industry believes that strict rules about origin could harm it which show the complications of a regional approach to trade ... Read More
August 3, 2015mega


Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), which invests in the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) countries’ energy sector, recently announced a $3 billion sukuk program that could transform the balance sheet of this smaller, lesser known Saudi multilateral development bank (MDB) as well as its future investment strategy.  The ... Read More
July 22, 2015mega


Dubai has made great strides towards being the center for sukuk listing globally. The total number of listed sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai and Dubai Financial Market accounts for $ 31.7 billion across 42 listed sukuk. Bursa Malaysia--which had previously been the most active—has the same number of listed sukuk ... Read More
July 9, 2015mega