Islamic Finance

Five steps to a Shari’ah-compliant portfolio

Islamic Finance has become an important sector within the global asset management industry, and one that more and more firms are looking to develop.

However, it comes with its own set of unique challenges, from varying regional interpretations of Shari’ah law to the necessity for investment firms to have their own Shari’ah advisory board, and the obligatory screening of conventional stocks to ensure acceptability before investing in them for a Shari’ah-compliant portfolio.