Acknowledgements Introduction Part One: Futures Trading in the Market-Place I. The Futures Contract II. Uses of Futures III. Futures Contracts and Conventional Contracts IV. The Futures Market V. Risk Reduction Strategies VI. The Futures Markets of Alexandria and Kuala Lumpur Part Two: Futures Trading and Conventional Sales: A Discourse in Fiqh Introductory Remarks VII. The Shari'ah Perspective on Commercial Transactions (Mu'amalat) VIII. Uncertainty and Risk-Taking (Gharar) in Islamic Law IX. The Subject-Matter of a Sale X. 'Sell Not What is Not With You' XI. Sale Prior to Taking Possession (Qabd) XII. Debt Clearance Sale (Bay' al-Dayn bi'l-Dayn) XIII. Deferred Sale (Bay' al-Mu'ajjal) XIV. Speculation or Gambling XV. A Summary of Modern Opinion Part Three: Options Introductory Remarks XVI. A Market Analysis of Options XVII. Options (al-Ikhtiyarat) from the Islamic Legal Perspective Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Index
Prof Mohammad H. Kamali is Chairman of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was formerly Professor of Law at the International Islamic University Malaysia, where he taught Islamic law and jurisprudence for over twenty years.
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