Trading is an action of engaging in a trade/business/commerce.

Trading refers to the business people do to earn money. There are profits and losses related to it.

Financial Trading is one kind of trading that involves many trades like stock market, commodity trading, derivatives, etc

Some questions in this reference

  1. Are shares Halal?
  2. Which kind of financial trading is permissible in Islam?
  3. How do Islamic banks make money if interest is prohibited?
  4. Is buying or selling forex, commodities and stock indices halal in Islam?