Tag: sukuk


The recent election in Turkey could sow the seeds of future growth for private participation banks despite being widely seen as a headwind to the sector as Justice and Development Party (AKP) experienced a defeat in being pushed either into a coalition government for the first time, or call for ... Read More
July 1, 2015mega


The current state of the green bond market. The moral and ethical imperative driving issuer and investor interest What’s in it for the issuers and investors? SRI sukuk in Malaysia: Will the GCC adopt or chart its own path The values of Islamic finance are deep rooted upon the ethical, environmental and socially responsible ... Read More
June 24, 2015mega


The shift in sukuk markets in 2015 to date compared to last year is not a cause for alarm, despite the huge amount of attention that it has garnered.  The drop, it is true, has been notable particularly in Malaysia which is the largest source of issuance (about two-thirds of ... Read More
June 23, 2015mega


LEVERAGE HURTS: PALM OIL EDITION Malaysia’s Sime Darby 2023 sukuk are little changed despite a ratings downgrade to A- from A with a negative outlook suggesting that investors largely expected the change.  However, yields on the shorter dated 2018 sukuk tumbled back close to where they were when S&P initially ... Read More
June 2, 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