Islamic Banking


Sungard out, Path Solutions in at Amãna Bank

Sri Lanka-based Amãna Bank has gone live with new treasury and asset management software, supplied by Path Solutions. The new products, iMAL Islamic Treasury and iMAL AssetManagement, replaced a legacy treasury and equity management platform at Amãna. Banking Technology understands that this was Sungard’s Ambit Treasury Management. The new software interfaces to Swift and supports […]

Path Solutions gains two new takers of iMAL core banking system

Path Solutions is implementing its flagship core banking offering, iMAL, at Summit Bank in Pakistan and Wifack International Bank in Tunisia. The contracts were signed in December and the roll-out is underway. Summit Bank Pakistan-based Summit Bank is implementing iMAL as it looks to grow its Islamic banking presence. Summit Bank was searching for a […]

Taking ethical banking global

In early 2009, soon after the global subprime fallout, the official Vatican newsletter published a rather contextual referral for Islamic banking, observing that the ‘ethical principles on which Islamic finance is based may bring banks closer to their clients and to the true spirit which should mark every financial service‘, writes Riaz Akhtar, senior consultant, […]