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ETHICAL INVESTING

PRINCIPLES OF ISLAMIC INVESTING

Islamic finance is rooted in the application of ethical principles that are inspired by the Sharia yet remain within the context and realities of a global economy. The principles disclosed below provide an investment framework that, independent of its theological origin, carries a set of shared values.

Usury is prohibited
Ambiguity is forbidden
Speculation is forbidden
Unethical investments are forbidden

The principles of Islamic investment actually serve to stimulate innovation across all asset classes and structured products whilst creating a positive culture of investment and proactive partnership.