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The ESG potential of Islamic finance
It is fair to say that the internationally agreed shift towards environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues is showing signs of strain resulting from an uneven global approach, the war in Ukraine, and increasing economic challenges.
16 Jun 2022Read more
MARC affirms Kesturi's RM2.3bil sukuk, RM180mil bonds at AA-IS and A- respectively
MARC Ratings Bhd has affirmed its ratings on Konsortium Lebuhraya Utara-Timur (KL) Sdn Bhd's (Kesturi) RM2.3 billion sukuk musharakah (senior sukuk) and RM180 million redeemable secured junior bonds (junior bonds) at AA-IS and A- respectively.
13 Jun 2022Read more
The IFSB Council Adopts a New Technical Note on Recovery and Resolution for Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services
The Council of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) has resolved to approve the adoption of a new Technical Note, “TN-4: Technical Note on Recovery and Resolution (TNRR) for Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services (IIFS)” at its 40th Meeting held virtually on 9 June 2022.
10 Jun 2022Read more
IILM reissues US$1.03 bil short-term sukuk, seventh auction for 2022
The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has reissued a total of US$1.03 billion short-term A-1 rated sukuk across three different tenors of one, three and six-month respectively (US$1=RM4.39), marking its seventh sukuk auction for 2022.
08 Jun 2022Read more
CIMB commits RM100mil in financing to drive adoption of sustainable practices
CIMB Group has committed RM100 million in financing through the Low Carbon Transition Facility (LCTF) to encourage and empower businesses to adopt low carbon and sustainable practices for business resilience.
08 Jun 2022Read more
TNB unit issues RM1.5b sustainability sukuk to fund hydroelectric power plant
Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) said its wholly-owned subsidiary TNB Power Generation Sdn Bhd has issued RM1.5 billion worth of sustainability Sukuk Wakalah to fund its Nenggiri Hydroelectric Power Plant project in Kelantan.
03 Jun 2022Read more
Affin Bank promotes renewable energy via Affin Solar FInancing-i
Affin Bank Bhd and Affin Islamic Bank Bhd have launched AFFIN Solar Financing-i, a sustainable and personal financing plan for retail customers to purchase and install Solar Photovoltaic System (SPV) at residential and nonresidential properties.
01 Jun 2022Read more