Nasdaq Dubai welcomes listing of three Sukuk issuances

This strengthen Dubai’s position as one of the largest centres for Sukuk listings globally

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. People attend a ceremony for listing of Nasdaq Dubai at Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, UAE September 5, 2016.

Image used for illustrative purpose. People attend a ceremony for listing of Nasdaq Dubai at Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, UAE September 5, 2016.

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Nasdaq Dubai has welcomed the listing of three Sukuk tranches issued by the Government of Indonesia, with a total value of $3 billion.
 
The new listings increased the total value of all Sukuk listed by the Government of Indonesia on Nasdaq Dubai to $19.75 billion.
 
They also strengthen Dubai’s position as one of the largest centres for Sukuk listings globally, attracting both local and international issuers, with a total listed value of $76 billion.
 
Hamed Ali, Chief Executive of Nasdaq Dubai and Deputy CEO of DFM, said: “We are pleased to welcome the new listings from the Government of Indonesia, the largest sovereign Sukuk issuer on Nasdaq Dubai. This mounting presence of international issuers clearly underscores Dubai’s active role in promoting Islamic economy, Sharia’a-compliant financial markets as well as supporting sustainable economic development across the world.”
 
The three Sukuk tranches, listed on June 9, 2021, comprise a $1.25 billion Sukuk at 1.5% yield and a five-year maturity, a $1 billion Sukuk at 2.55% yield and 10 years’ maturity and a $750 million green Sukuk at 3.55% yield and 30 years’ maturity.
 
The issuances have attracted strong demand from central banks, sovereign wealth funds and insurers, especially in South East Asia and the Middle East, with a combined order book exceeding $10.3 billion.
-- TradeArabia News Service

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