Posts tagged ‘SUDAN’

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Why Sukuk Are Catching On

Publicly-beneficial financings with predictable revenues and profit potential

This June, the UK became the first non-Muslim sovereign to issue sukuk and, later this month, South Africa will become the second.   Luxembourg and Hong Kong are reportedly soon to follow.   

Blood Money

France’s Very Bad Bank

Did BNP Paribas get off easy?

As the most liquid currency on the planet, the American dollar is by far the denomination of choice in international trade.1  Those who can’t access it are effectively barred from global commerce.