Global sukuk issuance falls slightly to $30.6b

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International sukuk issuance from major Islamic finance markets was almost unchanged in the first nine months of 2019 compared with the same period last year, according to Fitch Ratings.
Full-year volumes could still be highly influenced by the funding needs and strategies of large individual borrowers which may come to the market before year-end, as well as by geopolitical developments that could have a positive or negative effect on investor appetite, the agency said in a research note.—Arabian Business

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