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Fastest Growing Financial Software Solutions Provider in Sri Lanka 2018

Global Banking & Finance Review is pleased to announce M I Synergy (Pvt) Ltd as the 2018 Global Banking & Finance Awards® winner for the Fastest Growing Financial Software Solutions Provider in Sri Lanka 2018.

Global Banking & Finance Review has awarded M I Synergy (Pvt) Ltd in recognition of their dedication to providing leadership and excellence in financial software solutions. “M I Synergy (Pvt) Ltd is dedicated to delivering innovative technology solutions, providing local and multinational enterprises across the banking, insurance and real estate sectors with the operational workflow software solutions they need to be successful. Their strong performance, dedication to improvement in efficiency and risk management and commitment to customer experience is what made them stand out as the clear winner in this category”, said Wanda Rich, Editor, Global Banking & Finance Review. “We look forward to seeing more from them in the years to come.”

The awards honour companies that stand out in particular areas of expertise in the banking and finance industry. M I Synergy (Pvt) Ltd was awarded Fastest Growing Financial Software Solutions Provide in Sri Lanka 2018 because of the company’s outstanding performance and achievements.

About the Global Banking & Finance Awards®

The Global Banking & Finance Awards® honour institutions that stand out in their particular area of expertise in the finance industry. They recognize achievement, challenge, progress and inspirational change in finance globally. Global Banking & Finance Review is a leading online and print magazine, which has evolved from the growing need to have a more balanced view for informative and independent news for the global banking and finance industry. It is reflected…

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Deutsche Bank calls for industry collaboration on real-time liquidity management framework

Deutsche Bank’s new white paper explores the potential creation of a new real-time liquidity framework, citing industry-wide collaboration as essential to success

Banks and corporates alike stand to benefit from real-time liquidity management functionality, but, industry-wide collaboration will be crucial to ensure effective implementation, according to a new Deutsche Bank’s white paper entitled “Preparing for real-time liquidity”.

The paper – which includes insight from Sandra Laielli, Chair, Liquidity Working Group, Bankers Association for Finance and Trade; Philip Stewart, Global Head of Cash and Banking, British American Tobacco; Hays Littlejohn, CEO, EBA CLEARING; Christian Mnich, Senior Director, Solution Management, Working Capital & Treasury Management, SAP; and Harry Newman, Head of Banking, SWIFT – argues that a standardised real-time treasury framework would enable banks to provide a range of value-added services. These include, real-time currency conversion and hedging, instant cash concentration solutions, intraday cash pooling and optimised short-term investments.

These developments come on the back of significant momentum for application programming interfaces (APIs) and real-time payments, which have proliferated worldwide – prompting a knock-on effect for liquidity.

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It’s about Quality Services and Creating Value for Customers

You offer a lifetime commitment, what does this entail?

Every insurance policy comes with Nan Shan Life’s lifetime commitment. Nan Shan Life has turned intangible commitment into tangible services through various service channels including insurance agents, financial institutions, corporations and the Internet.

Nan Shan Life endeavors to understand customer needs at every point of contact with customers. Nan Shan Life adopts an “active”, “innovative” and “care giving” spirit to continuously provide better-than-expected customer services. Nan Shan Life aims at becoming the paragon in the insurance industry and “the spokesperson for customers’ happiness”.

Insurance is a business that offers care and assistance. Every policy represents a lifelong promise made by Nan Shan Life to the policyholder. While pursuing business growth, Nan Shan Life holds itself to providing efficient, precise, and warm and caring services and to adhering to Nan Shan Life’s core values and being a presence of stability for its customers and their families.

How does Nan Shan Life support the economic and social development of Taiwan?

Nan Shan Life, as part of its commitment to serving public welfare, endeavors to incorporate CSR practices into its business strategies. As a responsible corporate citizen, it brings together resources of the Nan Shan Life Charity Foundation and close to 400 offices across Taiwan with more than 30,000 agents and staff in supporting minorities and community health care as well as making contributions to education, environmental sustainability, and local community services.

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By Tom Brown, Managing Director at Ingenious Real Estate

Housing needs in the UK are changing amid declining levels of home ownership and lifestyle shifts. Rather than the traditional ‘buy-and-hold’ model, residential housing needs are shifting towards developments that are built for rent and aimed towards a specific demographic who are at a particular life stage. As such, funding needs are changing to support these types of developments and this should lead investors to consider new ways of accessing the property market.

For many years, the typical approach to property investing has been through longer-term investments in buy-to-let and equity. While this ‘bricks and mortar’ approach has worked well for many investors, a fully-valued market in both the residential and commercial sectors means that capital appreciation opportunities are now looking limited. Instead, investors should be looking to work their property assets operationally through shorter-term loan opportunities, which are used to fund the development or redevelopment of buildings in niche areas of the market. By viewing property investments as operational assets, investors can access a growing market opportunity that offers the potential for greater long term reward.

Why is the UK property market experiencing change?

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