epicentre November 2013 / Muharam 1435H
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Rapid sell-offs of emerging market asset amid fears that the Federal Reserve would taper its Quantitative Easing (QE) programme led to a global decline in sukuk issuance. However, sovereign sukuk remained strong and it will continue to drive the growth of global sukuk market.

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Other Highlights:
Islamic Finance: Financial Stability, Economic Growth and Development
Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prize Lecture by Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia. The remarks focused on the relevance of Islamic finance in modern market economies, taking into account the knowledge about the vulnerabilities of finance, its causes and its wider economic ramifications.
 
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Speech by Dato' Muhammad bin Ibrahim, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia at the Insurance and Takaful Industry Annual Dinner 2013
The remarks focused on regulatory changes that have taken place in response to the changing operating environment.
 
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Shariah Screening Methodology to Spur Greater Foreign Islamic Funds Inflow
The revision will potentially spur greater inflow of foreign Islamic funds into Malaysian Shariah-compliant equities, thus expanding the Islamic capital market's global reach, as outlined in the Capital Market Masterplan 2.
 
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