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Shari’ah-compliant banking

We’ve combined centuries of thoughtful economic principles with today’s essential financial services to create a basket of Shari’ah offerings without compromise.


Shari’ah-compliant banking – based on the economic principles and philosophies of the Shari’ah - is not only for Muslims. Shari’ah-compliant banking is for anyone who wants to do their banking differently.

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Savings and Investments

Grow your money with our Shari’ah-compliant Savings and Investment accounts.

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Shari'ah Fiduciary Solutions 

At Standard Trust Limited, our range of unique Shari'ah Fiduciary Solutions hold true to the Shari’ah principles of tradition and innovation, assisting you in achieving peace of mind through careful planning.

Give life to your legacy.

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Get travel, lifestyle and insurance benefits that will take your private banking experience to the next level.

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Our Shari’ah Advisory Committee
To ensure that everything we do is in compliance with Shari’ah and internationally accepted best practices, our Independent Shari’ah Advisory Committee are scholars of international repute and include:
Mufti Zaid Haspatel

Mufti Zaid completed his Aalim Faadhil (with distinction) and his Iftaa at Darul-Uloom Zakariyya.

He currently lectures at Darul-Uloom Zakariyya and participates in the Iftaa department.

He currently serves on the Shari’ah Boards of Sentio Capital Management, 27Four Investment Managers and FNB Islamic Banking.

Mufti Yusuf Suliman
Mufti Yusuf Suliman serves as a member of numerous Shari’ah Advisory Committees, including but not limited to Standard Bank, Bank of Maldives, Discovery Health, Investec Bank, Capital Legacy & Alexander Forbes.

He developed the Islamic Banking training material for all South African Islamic Banks, having been contracted by BANKSETA.He is also a consultant to some Islamic Financial Institutions globally.

He is one of few Scholars in SA accredited by AAOIFI as Shari’ah Advisor and Auditor. He also holds Certificates in Qadha (adjudication) from Imarat Shari’ah, Patna Bihar (India) and has completed Iftaa (issuance of verdicts) at Darul Uloom Zakariyya, Lenasia (South Africa).
Qari Mohamad Sauleh Peck

Qari Mohamad Sauleh completed his degree in Higher Islamic Education, Aalim Faadhil (with distinction) as well as Ifta at the Darul Uloom Zakariyya.

He established the Fatimah institute in Houghton for adult women to specialise in the sciences of Arabic morphology, syntax, Quranic exegesis, Hadith and Jurisprudence.

He is currently the senior Imam at West street Masjid in Houghton, Johannesburg.

SharI’ah Banking Compliance

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