03.03.2009 - Dawn of Sharia-compliant gold trading
From Thenational.ae: NASDAQ Dubai yesterday launched the region’s first Sharia-compliant tradable security backed by gold to satisfy a growing demand for the precious metal as a safe haven in the global recession. The product, which trades in the same way as an equity share and tracks the price of gold, is aimed at the region’s high-net-worth individuals who are looking to diversify their portfolio, while conforming with Islamic investment principles..... Full Article: Source