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Archive for March, 2015
Forget about Sukuk, it’s time to talk about Salaf Bonds!
Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 06:38
This article is re-posted from
Islamic Finance News
, volume 12 issue 10, published on March 11, 2015.
It would have been unimaginable a few years ago to talk about negative bond yields much less witness this phenomenon happening right before our eyes. The reality is that today we are seeing an increasing number of bonds in Europe and Japan falling into negative yield territory.
The Wall Street Journal estimates that there are currently $1.7 trillion in bonds trading with negative yields and the number is growing daily
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