Islamic Finance
Islamic Finance is an important part of global capital markets in view of the rising demand in the Middle East and Asia.  The sector seeks to encourage investment and financing that conforms with the ethical and moral principles of the Islamic faith.

  • Sector In-Depth
    08 Mar 2022|Moody's Investors Service
    Islamic finance will continue to expand as demand for Shariah-compliant products remains strong. Higher oil prices will, however lead to lower sukuk issuance.

    Sector In-Depth
    22 Feb 2022|Moody's Investors Service
    Sukuk issuance will fall as government deficits narrow amid higher oil prices, lower pandemic-related spending and accelerating economic growth in core sukuk-issuing countries.

    15 Sep 2021|Moody's Investors Service
    Madhavi Bokil of the Credit Strategy & Research team discusses inflation and financial stability risks in emerging markets. Plus, Nitish Bhojnagarwala and Ashraf Madani of the Financial Institutions team talk about the outlook for Islamic finance.​

    Sector In-Depth
    07 Sep 2021|Moody's Investors Service
     Despite a solid first six months of the year, sukuk activity for 2021 will consolidate following 2020's record issuance.
    Sector Comment
    06 Sep 2021|Moody's Investors Service
     We expect Turkey’s Islamic banking penetration rate (Islamic banking assets as a share of total banking assets), currently 7.1%, to double over the next five years.

    Nitish Bhojnagarwala
    Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions
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    Henry MacNevin
    Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions
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    Faisal Hijazi
    Commercial Group
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    Scott Phillips
    Regional Management
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