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.

  • Podcast
    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.

    21 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service
    Domestic Islamic banking assets continue to grow at a significantly faster pace than conventional assets, although from a low base compared with the rest of the region.

    23 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service
    Growth in global Islamic finance will create opportunities for Islamic MDBs both on the funding side and for treasury asset allocation and development asset growth.

    Sector In Depth
    23 Feb 2021|Moody's Investors Service
    Islamic finance will continue to expand on all fronts, including banking, sukuk, takaful and funds as governments support their development to meet increased demand.

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