MIFC Epicentre January 2014 / Rabiulawal 1435H
 
A year ending high for Q4 sukuk issuances, combined with news of multiple high profile debut issuances planned for 2014, has provided fresh momentum for the fastest growing sector of the Islamic finance industry. New jurisdictions announce intentions of debut issuances, as Malaysia's sukuk pipeline maintains healthy leadership.
 
Other Highlights:
Threadneedle Launches Islamic Investment Management Capabilities in Malaysia
Threadneedle Investments (Threadneedle), one of the leading international asset managers in UK and Europe, has obtained its licence in Malaysia and is now able to offer Shariah-compliant capabilities to institutional investors.
 
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Strategies for Effective Development of Waqf Properties in Malaysia
INCEIF and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), jointly organised a roundtable on "Managing waqf properties in Malaysia", to discuss strategies for effective development of waqf properties in order to maximise the benefits to the rightful beneficiaries.
 
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IILM Issues USD860 million Sukuk
The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has successfully conducted an auction of USD860 million 3 months A-1 rated Sukuk at a yield of 0.55635.
 
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11th IFSB Summit – "New Markets and Frontiers for Islamic Finance: Innovation and the Regulatory Perimeter"
The 11th IFSB Summit will be held on 19-22 May 2014 in Port Louis, Mauritius. Bank of Mauritius is hosting this IFSB's annual landmark event.
 
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