Tagged: Rushdi Siddiqui

Sukuk issuance ‘must be faster’

Sukuk issuance ‘must be faster’

The time necessary to issue an Islamic bond is a crucial issue for the sukuk Islamic bank market. According to Rushdi Siddiqui, Thomson Reuters global head of Islamic finance, the Malaysian sukuk market is developed in such a way that quick issuance is…

The sukuk wave ‘is going to get bigger’

The sukuk wave ‘is going to get bigger’

Sukuk continues to attract interest among investors. Until now, $17.4bn have been raised in the form of 45 issues. This may look little compared with conventional credit markets. However, in Islamic banking, it is the highest issuance in the first half…