Faith and Fixed Income

On April 14, 2015, in Industry news, by Webmaster

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Hikmah Capital Corp. CEO Mr. Suhail Ahmad quoted in article by Benefits Canada update to publication on April 6th, 2015

Faith and fixed income by Yaldaz Sadakova 

Pension funds invest in emerging market debt. So why aren’t Islamic bonds, or sukuk, on the table?

And there are other compelling reasons for the country to do it, Ahmad adds. “We’ve got a lot of infrastructure that [will be] coming up for renewal. And that’s going to require massive investment that we can’t necessarily get from the domestic market.”

Investors in Muslim countries would definitely be interested in Canadian sukuk, Ahmad explains. “They’re looking for high-quality assets. They’re looking for relatively stable political regions.”

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