Malaysia: Leading the way in Islamic finance

Teague, Solomon
January 2013
FinanceAsia;Jan2013, p1
The article focuses on the financial centre of Malaysia, which is considered as top Islamic financial centre. It reports that the region is responsible for providing 60 percent of all global sukuk issuance, the Islamic equivalent of bonds, and the Shariah-compliant real estate investment trusts were launched in the region. It further mentions the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and global financial crises from 2008-2009.


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