The Islamic finance world can seem complicated–there are several terms and concepts which you likely may not have heard before. One of those concepts is a shariah standard. If you have looked into halal investing (also sometimes referred to as shariah-compliant investing or Islamic investing), it’s probably something that you have come across. So what are these standards, and why are they so important? This article will break down what they are and go through the A-to-Z of shariah standards.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.zoya.finance/what-are-shariah-standards-and-why-we-do-we-need-them/