IFIS Global Sukuk Report - First Half 2013

Despite expectations that sukuk issuance would hit new records in 2013, the first half of the year (H1’13) ended with just $62bn – a slump of 17% and 14% on H1’12 and H2’12, respectively. In this report, IFIS looks closer at Malaysian issuance dynamics, the US Fed effect and highlights key market trends – covering the first half of 2013 and concluding with the main prospects for the global market in the second half of the year.