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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...

Self-Service – A win:win for customers and banks

Today’s customers are technologically savvy, digitally connected and seek personalized service with clear expectations. They believe that they should be able to do things their own way, with their own devices and at a time and a place of their choice. Self-service - originally designed to reduce costs by enabling customers to help themselves – has evolved. With 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...

Rising bad debts in Australia – A call for action

Australia’s banks are counted among the sturdiest in the world. They sidestepped the last financial crisis, and the big four – NAB, CBA, ANZ, and Westpac - boast some of the highest credit ratings globally. The big four have had six consecutive years of record profits, driven in part by very low bad debts. In fact, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia, the read more...

Using the past to predict the future and reduce NPLs in banking

When the Reserve Bank of India set March 2017 as the deadline for Indian banks to clean up their balance sheets, by classifying stressed assets as Non-Performing loans (NPLs) and setting aside funds (provisions) to cover them by the end of March 2016, many industry commentators were concerned. While the exercise was positive, in that it is designed to restore the read more...

Housing Finance Companies – Can they make it big and bridge the ...

For any emerging economy, housing is an integral part of its growth engine. In recent years, India has witnessed tremendous growth in housing because of various factors such as increased disposable income, rapid urbanization, changing age profiles of borrowers and easy availability of loans. Much of the development should be attributed to the macro economic read more...

Uncertainty should underpin your Lending Innovation!

    When you strip back all the surface elements of the lending origination lifecycle, remove all the formalities of the process and take it back to just the customer and the bank, there is one underpinning emotion that separates success and failure in the lending lifecycle.   Uncertainty.   If you accept that assertion, then 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™.