Jakarta, 25 Safar 1434/7 January 2013 (MINA) – Development Director of Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI), Frederica Widyasari Dewi (Kiki) said that Indonesian people welcomed enthusiastically the sharia investment in BEI, the website ekonomi.lintas.me reported Saturday.
“If sharia investment got possitive response, it will make the number of investors in our country grows up,” said Friderica on the launching of Panin Securities sharia “online trading” in Jakarta.
The woman who used to be an artist acknowledges that Islamic financial services grow very fast, it makes the stock market continuesly improving sharia industry in the capital market.
Kiki said that there are 299 shares which qualify as Sharia, or approximately 60 percent of the total 458 existing issuers today. “Fast sharia growth in the capital markets is increasingly evident, plus the sharia ‘online trading’ system has also already been available,” she said.
Executive Chairman of the National Sharia Council, Ma’ruf Amin said that stock trading system in the Indonesia right now is in conformity with Islamic corridor.
He added that the Islamic trading mechanism regulation has already been ruled in the MUI Fatwa No. 80 year 2011. “With the Sharia system, it is expected to be a guideline for Islamic market participants to invest in the Islamic capital market,” said Ma’ruf.
According to him, the growth of sharia Stock Exchange (BEI) outperformed the Composite Stock Price Index (IHSG). Sharia Index grew 17 percent while the Jakarta Composite Index grew 13 percent. (T/WK/R-006).
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)