Tag: Oman


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 ... Read More
July 6, 2015mega


CGK→AUH There is a backup plan!  At the end of an article from Reuters about the proposed $500 million, international (Reg S) sukuk from Airline Garuda Indonesia is the backup plan if the sukuk does not get issued.  This is important because there has been rising volatility in markets ... Read More
May 21, 2015mega


There has been a split in research on whether the fall in oil prices will have a positive or negative impact on sukuk issuance. Will issuance by the sovereign boost issuance more than private sector issuance would fall due to lower liquidity? The oil price drop has been difficult for ... Read More
May 13, 2015mega