Is Islamic Sukuk finance a good fit for Africa?

PUBLISHED: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 16:43:58 GMT

The global Sukuk market really kicked off in the first half of 2017, and has created a global widespread appeal for investors. According to S&P Global Market intelligence, African governments need to address a number of legal hurdles to issuing Sukuk, but the question remains, are Sukuks a good fit for Africa? Samira Mensah, Associate Director in Standard and Poor’s joins CNBC Africa for more.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter Daily Update
Get the best of CNBC Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent.
Get this delivered to your inbox, and more info about about our products and services. By signing up for newsletters, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.