TAKE A LOOK-Reuters stories on Islamic Finance

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

September 27 (Reuters) – Islamic finance has been growing rapidly over the

past several years as it broadens its investor base across the Gulf and

Southeast Asian regions. Here are some of the latest Reuters stories on the

industry:

BONDS/FINANCING

Renminbi bond issuance seen growing with China-Malaysia trade

IFR-UPDATE: Al Bayan plans maiden ringgit sukuk Wakalah

IFR-PRICED: HSBC Amanah MYR500m 5y sukuk at 3.75 pct

Qatar Islamic Bank plans dollar-denominated sukuk

Bahrain’s Gulf International Bank updates $4 bln bond program

Bahrain’s Mumtalakat prices 5-yr 300 mln ringgit sukuk – IFR

Turkey’s Bank Asya to issue up to 150 mln lira sukuk in 2012

State utility DEWA eyes sukuk issue in 2013 – CEO

Abu Dhabi’s ADIB seeks shareholder ok to renew sukuk programme

Ireland’s ESB considers sukuk issue in Malaysia

Turkey’s debut sukuk attracts high Gulf demand

Dana Gas shareholder optimistic on $920 mln Islamic bond

COMPANY NEWS

Islamic investment bank in Egypt wants to buy brokerage

Egypt’s FJP considers rules to allow sukuk-official

Qatar Petroleum says plans heavy borrowing in 2014

Malaysia’s DRB-Hicom to sell 30 pct Bank Muamalat stake-source

Jordan lawmakers clear way for sovereign sukuk

Zeti: Regional expansion key for Malaysia’s Islamic banks

Jordan lawmakers clear way for sovereign sukuk

Islamic scholars propose new sharia board model

Islamic bank Kuveyt Turk plans launch in Germany

Oman’s Al Izz Islamic Bank poised for $104-mln share float

Pakistan c.bank to develop rules for Islamic scholars

Islamic finance body plans scholar accreditation, ethics code

FUNDS/INVESTING

Bursa Malaysia introduces rules to spur trade in bonds, sukuk

QIB UK to launch first sukuk-linked note this month

PE firm buys 6.6 pct of Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank

Bahrain’s takaful growth drops to single digits

Pakistan takaful rules to attract new players

Islamic index products struggle in Gulf investment culture

Malaysia’s pension reform may boost Islamic funds

Islamic forestry fund aims to tap crossover appeal

INTERVIEW-Oasis Crescent launches sharia funds in Britain

Islamic capital protection targets retail market

Islamic repo agreements struggle for traction

Goldman advisor says completed work on sukuk

ANALYSIS/OPINION

Turkey embraces Islamic finance with sovereign sukuk

IFR-Indonesia’s missing ingredient – Islamic finance

MIDEAST DEBT-Turkey sukuk to test Gulf appetite to diversify

Islamic trade finance: lost in transaction

Islamic finance treads fine political line in Kazakhstan

Gulf sukuk funds grow but liquidity is problem

Islamic funds seek socially responsible roadmap

Cross-border clout still denied to Islamic banks

MIDEAST MONEY-No windfall from Qatar ban on Islamic windows

ANALYSIS-Political divisions slow Islamic finance in Egypt

ANALYSIS-Slower takaful growth prompts strategy rethink

INSIGHT-“Rock star” scholars a risk for Islamic finance

LINKS

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(Compiled by Bernardo Vizcaino)

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