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APIs – the answer banks have been looking for?

  Need of Specialists   While banks are struggling to cope efficiently with rising customer expectations, new technology-backed entrants- supported by agile business models and unencumbered by complex regulations, are taking advantage to gain market share. In order to survive in the new disrupted economy, banks must change, they must adapt. In read more...

Alternative credit scoring: A new landscape of opportunities and risks

In many parts of the world, access to centralised, accurate credit histories is taken for granted. However this is not the case everywhere, for example, in India nearly  80 per cent of the  adult population does not have a credit record, and as a result they  have difficulty accessing formal credit.  Clearly many of these people are creditworthy but don’t have read more...

Artificial Intelligence In Lending – Is It A Magic Bullet?

Banks and other financial service companies are built on security and trust. They keep your money safe and you trust them to give it back when you ask for it. If you don’t trust your bank, you will take your money out. But if “too many” people do that then there will be a run on the bank. No bank has enough “cash” to cover all they “owe” to their read more...

Who moved my Bank?

In the last decade or so, the global financial services landscape has undergone many radical changes – mergers and acquisitions, government-backed takeovers and regulatory challenges,that have reshaped the competitive landscape. Rapidly advancing technology and changing consumer behavior have placed the future of the bank branch at significant 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...

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...

Risk-based pricing of loans in India: the shape of things to come?

Recently, a leading Indian Bank announced plans to price retail loans based on consumers’ credit scores. This means that loan seekers with strong financials and a good loan repayment track record should get loans at lower rates.   While common in other parts of the world, and common in corporate lending the move is innovative for retail lending in India. 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™.