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Are Wildlife Conservation Bond halal shariah complaint investments?

How is the Wildlife Conservation Bond generating money to pay out the dividends? Is it Shariah complaint? Ref: https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2022/03/23/wildlife-conservation-bond-...
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Working at Amazon and receiving Restricted Stock Units as compensation Halal?

Amazon includes RSUs as a part of the total employee compensation. However, the company stock is non-sharia compliant http://testblog.islamicly.com/StockReport/shariah-stock-status-report-amazon-inc-...
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What is the difference between investment and gambling?

Assalam Alaykum my dear brothers and sisters in Islam. I was recently wondering what is the difference between business investment and gambling in Islam? Since as far as I know investing in businesses ...
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Mutual fund includes banking stocks, bonds. Haram or Halal?

As mutual funds are a basket of stocks and bonds. Some or most mutual fund includes few banking stocks and there are some funds include bonds in their portfolio. Are these halal or haram?
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If a person has haram money and he invests in the business, is the profit permissible for him?

BY haraam ways I have earned money suppose ($1000) and invest this all money in a business. What if I earn like $1500 through legal business and does a charity of invested money ($1000), then the ...
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Investment in business where bribe is given to take work

Asalam O Alikum By grace of Allah i have a good business of my own. Many years ago one good friend of my who now lives in a different city wanted to start a construction business but he didn’t had ...
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Online trading is halal or haram?

Aslamualikum.. I want to know that investment in currency market and commodity exchange via stocksons company is halal or haram?
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Selling and buying back stock holdings on the same day

I know short selling is haram because selling whats is not in my posession yet is not permissible, but I am not able to find if these boundary level conditions fall in permissible or not permissible ...
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Investment on agriculture [closed]

Asalaam Alaikum, I want to ask about an agricultural investment I was introduced to. All I need to do is put like $5,000 and I will be getting $1.000 after every four months. I will not be working ...
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Is investment in digital gold Halal?

If someone wants to buy digital gold or wants to invest in a commodity mutual fund which invests in gold, for short term or long term, until he makes some good profit, then can he do that? Is it ...
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Shariah Compliant Investment Holding Term/Duration

I've referred to a lot of blogs, articles and documentation about shariah compliance in stock market investments but have failed to find the limits about the minimum duration to hold on a stock before ...
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Indexed Linked Investment Certificates - haram or not?

I am aware that Riba (usury) and investing in specific markets (Alcohol, Porn, etc.) is haram. However I was wondering if investing in index-linked certificates are deemed to be halal..? These ...
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What to do with stock bonus given by the employer?

I work at Walmart which sells guns,pork and alcohol. Company gives us stocks bonus either we like it or not. My question is :what to do with thsee stocks,should I sell them and give away all the ...
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Is making a stock market related website haraam?

I want to make a web app similar to Finviz.com, where the user can spend time and find information about the different companies and make personal decisions on further action thru screening. But the ...
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Is receiving a daily return on a cryptocurrency investment halal, haram, or makruh?

I invested in a cryptocurrency. The company offered a mining and stake pool program. In that program, they have a return on investment (ROI), so I took a part of it. For example: buy a 100 coin and ...
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Ethereum Casper and Proof of Stake

Ethereum is a blockchain technology that allows code to run on it called smart contracts. Its base currency is $ETH. You can think of the ethereum blockchain as a super computer that you can run ...
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Investing in halal company that is partnered with company planning to add leverage trading (involves interest) in the future

Salam all, I have invested in a cryptocurrency ICO (like an IPO for cryptocurrencies/crowdsale) after researching into it to find any sort of haram connections or actions taking place by the company. ...
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Is investment in the cryptocurrency OneCoin OneLife halal?

There is a new cryptocurrency launched with some profit scheme named OneCoin OneLife. Can you please give your guidance either investment in OneLife scheme is halal or haram?
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Is there zakah on gold exchange-traded funds?

I understand that we need to pay zakah on "physical" gold and silver after a certain threshold has been reached and is available for a whole lunar year. What is the fiqh with respect to gold exchange-...
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Investment without accepting loss on the invested amount. Permissible or not?

My friend wants to invest with someone. He is willing to accept the profit or loss on the income amount. But he is not willing to accept the loss on the amount invested. Say for example, he wants to ...
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I am looking for a company that I can invest in-ex;Buy shares - That is nearly 100% halal

A company that does not involve in Riba transactions. Is there such a company? ISlam q and A has been useless with providing examples of such companies... Perhaps some here knows... Thank you, ...
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Is an investment where I receive returns for a period of time halal?

I recently made an investment but now am uncertain if the returns are halal. Below is the agreement between me and the company. I invested a sum of money for a project in India and have a stake in a ...
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Is crowd-funding Halal?

Is it Halal to donate money to company (who need money to fund a product/project/etc...) online via crowd-funding sites such as: Kickstarter or IndieGoGo? What if I gave money to a company (who need ...
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Saving accounts - Investments - what is halal and what is not

I have been reading a few articles recently in regards to interests/profit accrued from saving accounts and found out that they are forbidden. I currently have a current account that works as a ...
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Is it permissible to work in a financial institution, if you work in a role that does not directly deal with riba?

I am a Muslim undergraduate student in the US who is contemplating career options and thinking about the finance track that a lot of undergrads gravitate towards (positions in investment banking or ...
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Can I earn interest from 457 plan? [duplicate]

Since I work for the government company we get 457 plan similar to 401k. Can I earn interest from that and not from the bank? If not what are my other options?
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Is profit from selling various products which include red wine halal?

Ok im asked to join this program, where we park our money in it and we are given 1-3% profit. The profits come from the buying and selling of items from different merchants in the program, from every ...
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Dues my brother should have given me after me selling my property for a business proposal

I sold my flat for a property investment with my brother twice. He had got the proposal which seemed good and I trusted him. I have no written proof because I trusted him blindly. When he didn't give ...
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How is investing different from gambling?

How is investment a different thing to do than gambling (which is haram)? Both can... make you profit or cause loss depend on skill and chance. be very risky and very likely to be profitable. be ...
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Contract for Difference (CFD)

UPDATE 1: So those sharia compliant CFD's, how are they different interms of gambling from the non sharia complient CFD's? As even the non sharia complient CFD's have no interest if you don't hold ...
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Is it necessary for the mudarib to reveal his dealings to the rab-al-mal?

In a mudarabah-based business, does the rab-al-mal have the right to know which businesses the mudarib chooses to invest the capital in? If, for example, the mudarabah contract clearly requires the ...
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Islamic investments

I've been reading about the Islamic stock market and have been looking at some of the companies in some of the Islamic indexes and/or Islamic funds. I have noticed that they include companies which ...
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Investment in Islamic Business conglomerate that gives almost fixed returns

We have been investing in Heera Gold an Islamic company which aims to remove interest in society by allowing investment in their mainly gold export import business with an apparently profit sharing ...
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What is the Islamic definition of 'trading' - Sunni view?

What is the Islamic definition of trade? I understand that Zakaat is not paid on Diamond jewelry, as long as the diamonds are not bought for trading purposes: Shaykh Ibn Baaz (may Allaah have ...
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Is working in an investment bank halal? [duplicate]

Many students and graduates do internships and sometimes go further to pursue a career in an investment bank. I wanted to know: what is the ruling on working in an investment bank? I also wanted to ...
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Are islamic Funds and/or ETF's really halaal investments?

According to iShares: The MSCI World Islamic Index offers exposure to stocks from the MSCI World Index which comply with Shariah investment principles. I don't get it, the ETF LSE:ISWD (ISHARES ...
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Is investing in a physical gold exchange-traded fund halal? [duplicate]

I've noticed that the stocks and shares market gives investers the ability to invest in physical gold without having to have the physical gold, i.e. view EFT's such as LON:PHGP. ETFS Physical Gold (...
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How does zakaat work with pension schemes?

Apparently in the UK, work based pension schemes will become obligatory in 2014. I have done a little research in this and it is possible to choose a company you want to invest in, allowing you to ...
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Zakat Calculation: Investments

I originally asked this question which I am splitting up. Investments and shares for retirement: Pay while contributing on the contribution amount or pay when retiring and we are able to withdraw the ...
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Is investing in the stock market haram?

Recently while talking to a non-Muslim person he said "stock market is nothing but gambling". And I have met many people with same thought. As per my understanding, gambling is something where you ...
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