A students examining local currencies which was lined up by AMBD at its latest financial awareness roadshow . Image: Waqiuddin Rajak

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) has issued a $100 million sukuk (Islamic bonds) at a rental rate of 1.3750 percent.

The sultanate’s central bank in a statement recently said the 172th sukuk issuance was made on August 8, 2019 and will mature on November 7, 2019, based on a 91-day tenor.

With the recent issuance, the Brunei government has issued over $13.08 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 August 8, 2019 stands at $322 million.

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

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN | The Bruneian

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