Malaysia may sell longer dated government sukuk to help alleviate a shortage of investments for takaful firms, an Islamic insurer said, which would help address a barrier to the industry’s growth.

An illiquid sukuk market and a shortage of Islamic assets, especially long-term paper, have generated an over-reliance on regional equity and real estate markets, rendering the the US$14 billion takaful industry vulnerable to sudden shocks.

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