We would like to know if online Forex trading is permissible in Islam or not? We are getting interested in this business of buying currcny and selling it. Many people are doing it and earning good amount of money. So before we start doing it we would like to get expert advice from islamic mufti.
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh
The issue of online Forex trading was discussed in the Jameeatul Muftieen meeting held last year. (The Jameeatul Mufteen is a board of 12 Darul Iftas of
However, if you are well acquainted with the transactions that take place in the process of Forex trading and have details on Forex trading that would prove otherwise, then you are kindly requested to forward those details to us. A further analysis can be made if the details differ to the ones available to us.
And Allah knows best
Ml. M. Jawed Iqbal,
Student Darul Iftaa
Checked and Approved by:
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In’aamiyyah