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Following Principles of Islamic Finance

2015

  • Amana Mutual Funds Trust Quarterly Commentary

    Stock market performance in the first quarter was essentially unchanged for commonly cited US indices such as the S&P 500 or the Dow Jones Industrials. But the tech-heavy Nasdaq Index gained 3.86%, and the Russell 2000 Index rose 4.32%. The broadly accepted rationale for the disparity is that larger companies represented in the S&P 500 have significant overseas exposure, while those in the Nasdaq and Russell indices are generally...