Fatwa: # 47292
Category: Business Matters
Date: 19th February 2021


Is it possible to buy platinum in this way (for example, 100 grams) and keep the savings in its value?



I live in a non-Islamic country. Fearing a robbery, he is forced to keep his savings in a non-Islamic bank. This bank offers a deposit in which the depositor buys gold, silver, palladium or platinum with their savings. No interest is charged on the deposit. Physically, the metal is not issued to the depositor. The Bank only guarantees the issue, on demand, of the invested money at the exchange rate of precious metals to date. Is it possible to buy platinum in this way (for example, 100 grams) and keep the savings in its value?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

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