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ESG podcast: Securities Commission Malaysia outlines plans for green Islamic finance (part 2)
The Asset’s Daniel Yu speaks with Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin of Securities Commission Malaysia
4 Jun 2018 | The Asset

Part two of our series

The Asset's Daniel Yu speaks with Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin of Securities Commission Malaysia about the country's strategy for socially responsible and sharia-compliant investing. In this podcast Zainal talks about the challenges in making Malaysia a global Islamic finance centre. He sees great potential for Malaysia as it rolls out new products, such as a sukuk ETF. Zainal believes the gradual harmonizing of Sharia definitions will fuel more cross-border transactions between Malaysia and the Middle East.

Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Deputy Chief Executive, Securities Commission Malaysia Daniel Yu, editor-in-chief, The Asset

Recorded 9 May 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.

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