SUKUK PIPELINE - Issue plans around the world

The Thomson Reuters Global Sukuk Index is at 117.85853 points, up from 117.69120 at the end of last month and 115.79726 at the end of last year. The Thomson Reuters Investment Grade Sukuk Index is at 116.67619 against 116.46023 at end-August and 113.69014 at end-2014. Some of the sukuk in the pipeline are: Malaysia Building Society is finalising plans to offer up to 900 million ringgit ($214 million) in structured sukuk, probably later in the month. The Indonesian government plans to offer project-based sukuk worth 13.7 trillion rupiah ($953 million) next year. The financing arm of China's HNA Group, owner of Hainan Airlines, plans to make an offshore sukuk issue of benchmark size before year-end.