Moody's Islamic Finance Briefing
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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Islamic finance has grown rapidly in recent years but, like conventional banks, is facing headwinds from slowing growth.

To find out what’s in store for Islamic banks, join us in Kuala Lumpur for our annual Islamic Finance Briefing, where our sovereign and banking analysts will discuss the outlook and trends for banks and sukuk issuance.

08.30Registration & coffee

09.00Opening remarks

Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

09.10Presentation

Increasing penetration of Islamic finance: Global landscaping

  • Growth trends in Islamic banking across the GCC, Africa, CIS countries
  • Sukuk issuance expectations and market update

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

09.30Presentation

Key credit developments for major sukuk issuers

  • What is the outlook for growth?
  • How will gross financing needs shape up over the next year?
  • How are these issuers positioned on the external front?

Anushka Shah, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

09.50Presentation

GCC banks resilience amidst challenging economic conditions

  • GCC banks’ performance in a period of slow growth and geopolitical tensions
  • Consolidation in the GCC banking system
  • Peer comparison: GCC Islamic Banks vs conventional banks profitability

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

10.20Coffee break

10.40Presentation

How will Islamic banks in ASEAN fare in the worsening environment?

  • What are the main threats to the stable credit profile of ASEAN banks?
  • How sufficient are the banks’ buffers to absorb shocks?
  • How is digitization impacting ASEAN banks?
  • To what extent will the evolving macro and regulatory environment impact growth of Islamic banking in ASEAN?

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

11.00Panel discussion  

Parallels between Islamic Finance and ESG

  • How can Islamic finance contribute to the growth of ESG
  • Prospects of growth in green sukuk

Led by Henry MacNevin, AMD, Financial Institutions Group

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

Anushka Shah, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

11.40Closing remarks

Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

08.30Registration & coffee

09.00Opening remarks

Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

09.10Presentation

Increasing penetration of Islamic finance: Global landscaping

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

09.30Presentation

Key credit developments for major sukuk issuers

Anushka Shah, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

09.50Presentation

GCC banks resilience amidst challenging economic conditions

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

10.20Coffee break

10.40Presentation

How will Islamic banks in ASEAN fare in the worsening environment?

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

11.00Panel discussion  

Parallels between Islamic Finance and ESG

Led by Henry MacNevin, AMD, Financial Institutions Group

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

Anushka Shah, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

11.40Closing remarks

Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

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Henry MacNevin
Associate Managing Director
Financial Institutions Group

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Financial Institutions Group
Associate Managing Director
Henry MacNevin
Anushka Shah
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Anushka Shah
Nitish Bhojnagarwala
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Nitish Bhojnagarwala
Simon Chen
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

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Financial Institutions Group
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Simon Chen
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