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The Pension Confident Podcast


May 24, 2022

When it comes to being socially responsible you may already be recycling, enjoying meat-free Mondays, or travelling by train instead of plane. As a society more and more of us are investing in line with our beliefs too. And Shariah investing is part of that.  

Recent data from Reuters estimates the global market for Shariah funds has grown by more than 300% in the last decade. So, there’s increasing demand for Islamic investments but how are they different from other investments?

 

Joining us to discuss this are Ibrahim Khan, former lawyer and Co-founder of investment and personal finance platform Islamic Finance Guru, and Martin Parzonka, Head of Product at PensionBee.

 

Read more about Shariah investing on the PensionBee website:

 

https://www.pensionbee.com/blog/2019/march/3-key-principles-behind-shariah-pensions

 

https://www.pensionbee.com/blog/2020/january/what-is-responsible-investing

 

In addition, here’s some handy further reading:

 

https://www.islamicfinanceguru.com/articles/investment/is-my-pension-halal-a-really-really-simple-guide-ifg

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/business-21784419

 

https://www.ftadviser.com/investments/2021/12/21/fintech-and-the-rise-of-islamic-finance/

 

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