A picture of the the Ministry of Finance and Economy headquarters taken from a distance. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) has issued a $100 million sukuk (Islamic bonds) at a rental rate of 1.6875 percent.

The sultanate’s central bank in a statement recently said the 169th sukuk issuance was made on May 9, 2019 and will mature on August 8, 2019, based on a 91-day tenor.

With the recent issuance, the Brunei government has issued over $12.83 billion worth of short-term Sukuk Al-Ijarah securities since its maiden offering on April 6, 2006.

The total holdings of Brunei government sukuk outstanding as of May 9, 2019 stands at $322 million.

AMBD is the government’s managing and administering agent for the sukuk issuance.



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