Islamic Finance

Learn about Islamic finance, halal or shariah-compliant stocks, and investment ideas. We publish authoritative content and make it easy for Muslims to understand finance.

How To Check If A Stock Is Halal

MANY Muslims find investing in the stock market and understanding Islamic requirements complicated. Some have resorted to using automated halal stock screeners without understanding their filters and limitations. This article demystifies the subject of halal stock screening and empowers anyone with little-to-no knowledge of finance to be able to understand and screen companies for Shariah …

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Top 3 Emerging Trends Impacting the Global Halal Cosmetics Market

LONDON: Technavio’s latest report on the global halal cosmetics market forecasts growth to reach USD52.29 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of almost 15%. APAC is expected to generate the highest revenue and maximum incremental growth in the market. The top emerging trends are:

Introduction To Islamic Finance: Asset-Backed Financing

This is a series of articles from the revered book “Introduction to Islamic Finance” by Taqi Muhammad Usmani to give readers awareness into the general concepts of Islamic finance. Please direct your specific questions to scholars. Previous: Introduction To Islamic Finance: Capitalist vs Islamic Economy ONE of the most important characteristics of Islamic financing is that it …

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Indonesia Planning ‘Halal Economic Zone’

JAKARTA: As demand for halal products grows across the Islamic world, Indonesia has plans to establish a halal economic zone in Jakarta. The economic zone would likely include Islamic banks and financial institutions, as well as halal restaurants, hotels, malls, fashion boutiques and entertainment venues.

‘More Muslims Should Enter Halal Market’

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim entrepreneurs in Malaysia should consider venturing into the halal industry especially in Asean countries, Malaysia’s Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said recently.

Global Islamic Finance To Hit $3.7 Trillion In 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The global Islamic finance industry is expected to hit US$3.7 trillion by the end of 2020, said Tun Musa Hitam, chairman of the jury for The Royal Award for Islamic Finance.