Clean Investing

October 29, 2003

Muslims invest billions of dollars around the world, some of it in the West. Some of them do so with at least one major caveat: they cannot pay or receive interest on their investments.

Not all Muslims believe borrowing or lending money is a sin; as many as half of all Muslim investments in the U.S. are done with interest-based financing, according to Joan Story. She helps Muslims invest within the limits of strict interpretations of Shariah, the Islamic code of conduct that regulates the daily lives of millions.

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