A report from Standard & Poor’s highlights an interesting development in sukuk markets in West Africa, in a report with several other interesting points. Towards the end of the report, it highlights that the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) is allowing Senegal’s sukuk to be used in repo transactions ...
August 13, 2015Blake Goud
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 ...
July 9, 2015Blake Goud
Oman’s new Islamic banking department established by the Central Bank is reflective of the commitment to Islamic banking. It also shows how regulation can be supportive of the growth potential for Islamic banking. While Oman’s Islamic banking has stayed in the spotlight, takaful is on the sidelines waiting for ...
July 6, 2015Blake Goud