Sunday, July 22, 2012
Bursa Suq Al-Sila
Bursa Suq Al-Sila' is a commodity trading platform specifically dedicated to facilitate Islamic liquidity management and financing by Islamic banks. Initiated as a national project, Bursa Suq Al-Sila' exhibits the collaboration of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) and the industry players in support of the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) initiative. It receives close co-operation and strong support of the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities through the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) and Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC).
The fully electronic web based platform provides industry players with an avenue to undertake multi commodity and multi currency trades from all around the world.
This pioneering effort cements Malaysia's strength in both Islamic finance and Crude Palm Oil industry. Bursa Suq Al-Sila' is another innovative offering and a world's first for Malaysia, further strengthening its position as an international Islamic financial hub. In effect, Bursa Suq Al-Sila' integrates the global Islamic financial and capital markets together with the commodity market.
All businesses and activities of Bursa Suq Al-Sila' are managed by Bursa Malaysia Islamic Services Sdn Bhd (BMIS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bursa Malaysia which is regulated, transparent and fully Shari'ah compliant.