Digital Assets Report

 The Islamic funds market is one of the fastest growing sectors within the worldwide financial system.

 The Islamic funds market is one of the fastest growing sectors within the worldwide financial system. Its is estimated that there is presently some US$400 billion of Islamic assets under management globally. Islamic fund industry grew to US$58 billion in 2010, achieving a 7.6% growth. The universe of Islamic fund is comprises of some 120 fund manager. Preferential asset classes for investments are equities, commodities, sukuk and alternatives. For sukuk assets specially, 2010 was a record year with US$50 billion of total issuance.

The Islamic fund industry, despite its remarkable growth in last few years, is still in its infancy and needs careful promotion and development to make a perceptible impact in its global financial markets.
With an ever growing range of investment choices, investors are becoming increasingly astute and selective. Fund structure, mandate and most importantly, Shariah compliances are vital factors for today’s Muslim investors.