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Islamic Finance Gateway Weekly Briefing

Sunday, June 8 – The Islamic Finance Gateway (IFG) Briefing, published from Sunday to Thursday, carries the latest market-moving news and data for institutions offering Islamic financial services. To view the full IFG Briefing click here: bit.ly/1qb3njw

Top Stories:

Islamic Economy: Islamic credit cards and startup financing focus for EFICA 2014 (Page 3)

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? Call for more private sector involvement in Turkey’s Islamic finance sector (Page 7)

Sukuk Analysis:

? Dream issue fizzles for Khazanah (Page 9)

? Bangladesh seeks sukuk rule amendments, sovereign issuance (Page 10)

Sukuk Pipeline:

? UPDATE 1-Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ sets up $500 mln sukuk programme in Malaysia (Page 10)

? UPDATE 1-Dubai Emaar’s malls unit eyes potential debut sukuk issue (Page 10)

Banking News:

? Dubai Islamic Bank buys 25 pct of Indonesia’s Bank Panin -report (Page 12)

? Oman’s Bank Dhofar proposes share swap ratio for Bank Sohar merger (Page 12)

? London-based EIIB proposes tender offer, share buyback (Page 12)

Funds News: PineBridge Investments raises $140 mln for GCC real estate fund (Page 12)

Equities: GLOBAL MARKETS-SHARES RALLY AFTER U.S. JOBS DATA; DOLLAR GAINS (Page 13)

Foreign Exchange: FOREX-U.S. DOLLAR DRIFTS HIGHER AFTER MAY JOBS REPORT (Page 14)

Interbank Markets: ANALYSIS-POLITICS POSES BIGGEST RISK TO EURO ZONE ENDURANCE (Page 15)

Upcoming Courses (Page 2)

? IFAAS -Turkey- Istanbul – Executive Training Programme; Fundamentals of Islamic Banking & Finance

? DIFC Conference Centre – UAE- Zawya Islamic – INCEIF Executive Master class: Sukuk and Islamic Capital Markets

? BIBF -Bahrain – Sharia Standards of AAOIFI 31 – 45

? BIBF -Bahrain – Islamic Asset Management

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