SC: Total sukuk issuance at RM219.4bil
During the first eight months of this year, total sukuk issuance in Malaysia reached RM219.4bil compared with RM120.7bil during the same period in 2011. In 2012, the Islamic capital market showed encouraging performance. Moreover, the sukuk area was able to register a record in total issuance value. The Islamic equity segment was bolstered thanks to Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd and IHH Healthcare Bhd. The growth tendency of the Islamic capital market is true not only for Malaysia but worldwide as well.