Hong Kong seminar on strategies for the development of Islamic capital markets

The Seminar on Strategies for the Development of Islamic Capital Markets was held on June 27 in Hong Kong to promote discussions, understanding and experience-sharing in the area of Islamic capital markets. The event was organised by the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and hosted by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). In the one-day seminar, speakers with experience and expertise in the Islamic finance field discussed the latest developments of the global Islamic capital markets and examined the prospects and opportunities, with particular focus on Sukuk and Islamic collective investment schemes. The seminar was attended by more than 80 delegates including representatives from regulatory authorities, policy-makers, financial institutions, market professionals and legal practitioners from Hong Kong and different parts of the world including the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.