Bank Asya plans to issue min 125 mln lira sukuk by end-2013

Turkish Islamic lender Bank Asya plans to issue at least 125 million lira ($62 million) of lira-denominated sukuk by the end of the year, according to deputy general manager Feyzullah Egriboyun. Bank Asya applied to the Capital Markets Board to issue sukuk worth up to 1 billion lira in July.