How were sukuk impacted Dec 2019 - Apr 2020 amid the COVID-19 crisis?
This chart is an extract from the e-book, "Impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on Islamic finance in the OIC countries" that is available as a pdf download from HERE.
Returns from five sukuk and bond indexes (Dec 2019 - Apr 2020) show the COVID-19 impact realised in March. S&P Ratings projected sukuk issuance to drop from $162 billion in 2019 to $100 billion in 2020.
To put this information and these data points in context, read the articles and download the full e-book, "Impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on Islamic finance in the OIC countries", available as a pdf from HERE. The 12 countries covered are: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and UAE.
The e-book is published by Indonesia's Islamic Finance and Economy Committee (KNEKS) in partnership with DinarStandard and Salaam Gateway. It was launched on May 27, 2020.