Islamic finance

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More global interest in sukuk issuance for development projects

A growing number of non-regional organisations are turning to Islamic finance and in particular to sukuk to raise funds for infrastructure and development projects, according to UAE-based Dalma Capital Management.

International sukuk market expected to grow by around 9 per cent a year until 2020

The global sukuk market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 9 per cent over 2016-2020, according to a report by analysts Technavio.

Asian demand for sharia compliant assets to increase

The demand for Sharia compliant assets in Asian markets is set to grow strongly in the next four years, according to a report from Infinity Research.

Islamic financing grows as Shariah compliant product offering increases

Islamic finance has grown in recent years, with a surge in the variety and number of Shariah compliant products on offer to investors (and consumers).