Seeking sukuk

While Malaysia continues to dominate sukuk issuance, some mega-deals announced in the past two years point to bright prospects elsewhere in the Islamic world. By Alexander Campbell

Billions of dollars worth of sukuk bonds have been issued this year, indicating a continuing boom in the use of fundraising instruments that comply with sharia (Islamic law). High oil prices and greater customer awareness are driving demand from Islamic institutional and private investors for investments that avoid the prohibited areas of riba (interest), gharar (uncertainty) and maysir (gambling). Issuance has already reached $41 billion worldwide, and is growing fast. Abdullah al Muajel, head

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