Islamic capital markets, funds and banking were main drivers of assets growth: The 14% growth in global Islamic finance industry assets was due in part to elevated levels of sukuk issuance in the traditional markets in the GCC and Southeast Asia. Green and SRI (socially responsible investment) sukuk grew in prominence in the UAE and Southeast Asia and have continued to grow in popularity in 2020 with the entrance of new issuers such as Saudi Electricity Co.
- Results for the Islamic Finance Indicator;
- Top performing markets;
- IFDI regional performance;
- Analysis for each of the major segments comprising the Indicator; and
- Islamic finance outlook.