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  • Beyond Bonds: Are Gulf-Region Sukuk the Ultimate Asset Allocation Tools?
    From the Yardarm, Saturna Capital - July 2020

    This primer provides an overview of the investment landscape and characteristics of sharia-compliant investment certificates, referred to as sukuk, as a market niche that continues to evolve.  We cover the risk and return attributes of sukuk and explore their relationship to changes in the price of oil; an important point to consider since hydrocarbons largely drive sukuk issuers’ economies. 

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  • Episode 4: Hajj - 2020 and Beyond
    Halal Money Matters - July 2020

    Imam Tahir Anwar joins the podcast to discuss his experiences with hajj, the uniqueness of hajj in 2020, and strategies to save for future years.

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  • Episode 3: Investing for Retirement
    Halal Money Matters - July 2020

    Join hosts Monem Salam, Executive Vice President of Saturna Capital and Portfolio Manger of the Amana Income and Developing World Funds, Christopher Patton, Videographer and Cultural Attaché, and special guest, Owaiz Dadabhoy, Director of Islamic Investing, of Saturna Capital. In this episode, we discuss the importance of saving and investing for retirement, and how to do so in a halal way.

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  • Barron's - These 5 Dividend Funds Offer the Flexibility to Weather the Pandemic
    News & Announcements - July 2020

    Barron’s names Amana Income among five US dividend-focused, actively managed funds that “have held up reasonably well during the coronavirus pandemic.”

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  • GCC Sukuk: A Primer
    Saturna Capital, White Papers - June 2020

    This primer provides an overview of the investment landscape and characteristics of sharia-compliant investment certificates, referred to as sukuk, as a market niche that continues to evolve.  We cover the risk and return attributes of sukuk and explore their relationship to changes in the price of oil; an important point to consider since hydrocarbons largely drive sukuk issuers’ economies. 

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