The following borrowers plan to offer sukuk, which pay returns on assets to comply with Islam’s ban on interest. Global sales reached $9.6 billion this year compared with $8.6 billion in the same period of 2013, data compiled by Bloomberg show.
Empresas ICA SAB, which led construction of a Mexico City subway line now partly closed for repairs, fell the most in eight months as the company said it was owed more than $200 million for the project.
Ukrainian forces announced the start of an operation to clear the Kiev square occupied by thousands of protesters, after at least 10 people died in the bloodiest day of the country’s three-month standoff.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych moved to quell a growing insurgency by granting sweeping powers to the army and police after a region declared independence from his government, risking wider conflict.