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How can traditional banks win the battle for Millennials?

According to a three-year study by Scratch/Viacom Media Networks covering 10,000 millennials (people born between 1982 and 2000), 71% of them would rather go to the dentist than listen to what banks say.   The same survey reported that all four of the top banks in the U.S. are among the 10 “least loved” brands, and a third of millennials believe they read more...

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...

Low oil prices: High time for a transformation in lending

In August 2005 the price of crude oil was around $80 a barrel. By June 2008 it was over $150, and barring a short period in 2009, it traded consistently above $80 for nearly a decade. In 2014, who would have predicted that it would crash to below $30 and settle around $50? So, is $50 the new normal? Opinions vary but no one can be certain. What is certain is that the 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...

Agriculture and Small Medium Enterprise lending – The business ...

With a GDP of US$510 billion, Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa, and 26th largest in the world. Driven by oil and gas, Nigeria’s economy is strongly influenced by the global crude oil prices. When oil prices plummeted to a new low in the last 18 months, the performance of oil company stocks was highly affected, thus raising an alarm on their non-performing read more...

Will the rise of self-driving cars be the end of automotive finance?

The global automotive industry was worth $2.3 trillion in 2015, but this number is likely to change significantly in the future. Boston Consulting Group, in their recent study, forecasted that partial autonomous vehicles, i.e. those that drive themselves on the freeway or take over in traffic jams, may be on the road in large numbers by next year and fully autonomous 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™.