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Is Margin Trading Permissible?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers a question on the legality of margin trading. Can you please confirm if margin trading is permissible? This is where you predict if the market will go up or down by using leverage positions. Thank You. I pray you are well. Margin trading is not permissible for a number of reasons. […]

Is Spread Betting Allowed in Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is spread betting allowed in Islam? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. According to Investopedia, spread betting is “a type of speculation that involves taking a bet on the price movement of a security. A spread betting […]