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Malaysia takes top spot in global sukuk issuance in Q1

May 13, 2019

Malaysia was the top sukuk issuer with US$13.9bil or 35.1% of the US$39.5bil issued  in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, RAM Ratings said. Indonesia was in second place with a share of 17% (US$6.7bil) and Saudi Arabia 15.3% (US$6.1bil), it said in a statement on Monday. For March, a...

Islamic Green Finance Development, Ecosystem And Prospects Report...

Apr 23, 2019

Securities Commission Malaysia SC and World Bank Group publish the ISLAMIC GREEN FINANCE DEVELOPMENT, ECOSYSTEM AND PROSPECTS report recently. This report by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the World Bank Group is based on the presentations and discussions from the Conference...

Joint Statement on the 16th Bilateral Meeting between Bank Negara...

Apr 23, 2019

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) met at the 16th BNM-SC Bilateral Meeting to advance discussions on areas of mutual interest between both authorities, including sustainability initiatives, digital asset regulations and resilience of the financial markets.

How to Buy Bond And Sukuk From As Low As RM 1,000

Apr 11, 2019

The Fixed Income market is the most important part of Malaysia’s Capital market. As of date, Malaysia has RM1.4 trillion bond and sukuk currently outstanding in the capital market. This market provides an avenue for both the corporations for funding and the financial institutions for its...

Sukuk Contracts in Malaysia

Mar 27, 2019

The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) which issues standards on accounting, auditing, governance, ethical, and Shari'a standards has laid down 14 different types of Sukuk. This article sets out 7 types which are mostly used in Malaysia sukuk...

Malaysia Bond And Sukuk : Quarterly Report 4Q 2018

4Q2018 – Gov Bond performance as expected Malaysia Government Security (MGS) and Government Islamic Instrument (GII) yields for 2018 was disappointing especially for the shorter tenure (3-5 year) as expected from US trade war and increasing Fed Fund Rate. However, local market shows...

Why is Credit Rating Important for Bond and Sukuk?

Feb 27, 2019

Recent news related to credit rating given to Malaysia by international agencies particularly Standard and Poor’s (S&P) and Moody’s have been the subject of debates and speculation about the future of Malaysia’s economy. ‘Fitch affirms Malaysia rating at "A-"...

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