BIBD Securities hosted a market outlook event on the sukuk market for its existing clients and customers. The event, titled “The Sukuk Market: Finding Opportunities in Uncertain Times,” aimed to provide insights into the current state of the sukuk market and to offer opportunities to clients who are interested in investing in this sector. 

The event was held at the Gardens Veranda at Rimba Garden Central. Acting Managing Director of BIBD Securities, Jason Wong highlighted the importance of understanding the sukuk market and its potential benefits, especially during these uncertain times.  

The keynote speaker for the event was Chief Investment Officer for Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income from Franklin Templeton, Mr Mohieddine Kronfol. Mr. Kronfol delivered a comprehensive presentation on the outlook for the sukuk market, highlighting the latest trends, opportunities, and risks. 

The presentation was followed by a panel discussion, highlighting various aspects of the market, including investment strategies and emerging trends. 

Established in 1993, BIBD Securities provides investment solutions to both retail and institutional clients. BIBDS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) and is the first financial institution to offer Islamic wealth management product and brokerage services in Brunei. 

BIBD Asset Management, operating under the license of BIBD Securities, became the first financial institution to become a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI) – a testament to the company’s focus on sustainable and responsible investing that reflects the BIBD Group’s commitment to long-term value creation for its customers and the broader community. 

The event also highlighted BIBD Securities’ commitment to investor education and being a lifelong partner in fulfilling its customers’ financial goals. Through events such as these, BIBD Securities aims to equip its clients with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed investment decisions. 

In 2022, BIBD Securities had organised more than 15 financial literacy events, engaging with both corporate employees as well as secondary and tertiary students. Additionally, BIBD Securities hosted 80 client pocket events for existing and new clients to raise awareness on the importance of financial planning and ways to achieve financial goals through Shariah-compliant means. BIBD Securities remains committed to hosting similar events in the future and to helping its clients achieve their financial objectives through informed investment decisions. 

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