AWARDS

16th BEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AWARDS

Hong Kong – Monday, 13 June 2022: Using a fair, robust and informative methodology and after adding a number of additional criteria to existing awards to tighten its eligibility among…

ISLAMIC FINANCE

MALAYSIA RAISED ALMOST US$2 BILLION VIA SRI SUKUK BETWEEN 2015-2021

Malaysia has raised close to US$2 billion (RM9.2 billion) via 21 sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) sukuk issuers from 2015...
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TNB ISSUES RM4B SUKUK WAKALAH

Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has issued RM4bil in nominal value Islamic Medium-Term Notes (IMTN), also known as sukuk wakalah, under an...
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BNM LAUNCHES MYOR-I, WORLD’S 1ST ISLAMIC BENCHMARK RATE

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has launched the Malaysia Islamic Overnight Rate (MYOR-i), the first transaction-based Islamic benchmark rate in the...
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CAGAMAS CLOSES PRICING FOR RM1.3B BONDS, SUKUK

CAGAMAS Bhd announced its pricing of RM1.3 billion equivalent worth of bonds and sukuk. Proceeds from the issuances will be...
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MAYBANK IB: STRONG DEMAND FOR SUSTAINABILITY BOND & SUKUK IN 2022

Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB) expects the strong demand for sustainability bond and sukuk in the local market to...
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SME

COMMENTARY

TEMASEK’S PORTFOLIO NET VALUE CROSSES US$286 BILLION

Temasek Holdings on Tuesday (Jul 12) reported a record net portfolio value that crossed S$400 billion for the first time, while predicting a slower investment pace ahead. In the financial year…

ASSET MANAGEMENT

ASEAN REMAINS ATTRACTIVE: UOB ASSET MGMT

The Asean region will continue to be a supportive and attractive investment destination in the long term as its young population promises a vibrant economy, backed by primary economic sectors…

FINTECH

GRAB AIMING FOR 2024 PROFITABILITY

Grab Holdings Ltd. expects revenue to slow sharply as the Southeast Asian internet giant targets profitability in 2024, speeding up efforts to reverse years of losses. The ride-sharing and delivery…

INFLOWS INTO SOUTHEAST ASIAN STARTUPS AS CHINA FLOUNDERS

Southeast Asian startups are enjoying a boom in fundraising exercises by venture and buyout funds that are chasing bigger returns and turning away from regulatory turmoil in Chinese markets, even…