Islamic banks plan ringgit sukuk index

Islamic banks in the country are developing a local currency sukuk index to serve as a benchmark for sharia-compliant fixed income securities.
The index will track highly liquid, high grade bonds, including on-the-run ringgit denominated sukuk, said the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia, which includes the local units of Al Rajhi and Kuwait Finance House.
Malaysia has the world’s largest sukuk market