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Demonetization – An Opportunity to Fast Track Digitization?

It isn’t very often that a single action can dramatically affect the lives of 1.3 billion people significantly, virtually overnight. On November 8th, the Government of India announced the demonetization of 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes.  As they together constitute more than 86% of the total value of all notes in circulation, the decision had profound read more...

The Sharing Economy: Creating New Opportunities for Banks

  The rapid advances in technology have been reshaping the ‘marketplace’. Normally described as the evolution of the market, in many ways, it is actually a “return-to-the-past”, in that technology is enabling markets to operate as they did previously - removing intermediaries and putting economic actors in direct contact with one another once again. One read more...

The rise of the machines, and their impact on business strategy

Human history has been marked by periods where improved methods, processes and technologies have resulted in tremendous changes. The industrial revolution included shifting from hand production to machine based production, improvements in power use and an increasing use of standards-based approaches rather than bespoke, craft-based approaches.   Virtually read more...

Housing Finance – Keeping pace with changing customer face

40 years ago, the average first-time home buyer in India was in his late 50’s. This is because, as part of retirement planning, the person was using his savings and provident fund money to buy a house. It was considered to be an integral part of ‘after retirement’ planning. More recently, things have changed and today, the average home buyer is in his 30’s, read more...

The path to profitable growth in retail lending

Despite a significant recovery from the global financial crisis, the retail banking industry is witnessing significant pressure on margins due to stringent regulations, changing customer behavior and increasing competitive threat from Fintechs.   A recent McKinsey study predicted that profit growth of Asia-Pacific lenders may slow to below 4% annually read more...

Challenging the challengers in retail lending

The banking and financial services sector is witnessing the growing challenge of the FinTech companies - a recent study by Frost & Sullivan indicates that banks in Australia could lose A$13 billion in revenues to the FinTech sector. The Australian FinTech Sector is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 76.36% and reach A$4.2 billion by 2020; of which A$1 billion will be read more...

Lesson from challenger banks: Customer centricity really works

In 2010, when Metro Bank became the UK’s first new high street bank in 150 years, little did we know that floodgates were being opened. Today, there are more than 20 banks in various stages of license application and a backlog of 86 peer-to-peer lending companies awaiting authorization to operate from the Financial Conduct Authority. It is clear that challenger read more...

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At Nucleus Software we are committed to providing efficient, modern yet proven software solutions for the global Banking and Financial Service industry. We have been pioneers in developing Retail Banking Software, Corporate Banking Solutions, Transaction Banking, Cash Management and Internet Banking Software since 1986. Our success spreads across more than 50 countries, and we serve our customers globally through our direct and partner operations across US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. We are known for our world-class expertise and innovation in lending and transaction banking technology. Our two flagship products, built on the latest technology are: FinnOne™ and FinnAxia™.