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Azzad representative to speak about Islamic finance on May 26

(Falls Church, Virginia, 5/22/13) – This Sunday, May 26th, Fatima Iqbal, CFP®, an investment advisor with Azzad Asset Management, will present at a panel on Islamic finance as part of the 38th annual ICNA-MAS Convention in Hartford, Connecticut. Her session will focus on the innovation of halal fixed-income investing in the United States and how investors can diversify their portfolios using Islamic alternatives to traditional, interest-bearing fixed-income products. Part of Iqbal’s remarks will focus on the Azzad Wise Capital Fund (NASDAQ: WISEX), an Islamic alternative to a conventional short-term bond fund. The Fund, which invests primarily in Islamic bank deposits

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Azzad Hosts Leader in Turkish Finance

(Falls Church, Virginia, 5/6/13) – Azzad Asset Management recently hosted Dr. Mehmet Yesilyaprak of Turkiye Finans Bank at its headquarters in suburban Washington, D.C. Yesilyaprak gave the Azzad staff an update on the banking sector in Turkey and met afterwards with Azzad management to discuss areas of future collaboration. The Azzad Wise Capital Fund (NASDAQ: WISEX), America’s first halal fixed-income mutual fund, invests in deposits and notes from Turkiye Finans Bank, among other Islamic banks that comply with specific socially responsible and halal financial guidelines. The Fund also invests in sukuk, or asset-backed Islamic bonds. As of March 31, 2013,

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