Low Hanging Fruit

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Low Hanging Fruit

In investment banking, a potential client who is very likely to agree to put assets under the bank's management. For example, if an internationally known bank opens its first office in the capital of a small country, that country's biggest companies are likely to be low hanging fruit because they would want to associate themselves with a famous, successful bank.
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After just hiking its policy rate by nearly 200 basis points, the BSP will likely pick low-hanging fruits before considering an RRP [reverse repurchase facility] cut,' BPI said.
Another trend in 2017 was how hackers focused more on "low-hanging fruit" methods such as social engineering as opposed to costlier (in terms of time and effort) methods like trying to circumvent security measures.
There are lessons in all this low-hanging fruit. First, there is enormous value in keeping clients in the know, since the benefits accrue to both of you.
Michael Sean Winters' article celebrating the one-year anniversary of Laudato Si' (NCRonline.org/ node/125486) concluded with an appeal for parishes to start picking the low-hanging fruit of improving the carbon footprint of their facilities.
If you want a quick sale, go after the low-hanging fruit.
Presumably that means he'll be imploring his team-mates to "do more with less", focus on "low-hanging fruit" and "hit the ground running".
The second path could be called the way of "low-hanging fruit" -- easy ways to reduce emissions modestly, quickly and at relatively low cost.
With an R, we didn't have to worry about censorship, but also didn't want to just go after the low-hanging fruit. The idea was always to come from a hopeful, innocent place that turned bad very quickly.
Yet officials at the Department for Work and Pensions who drew up the "extreme" cuts list last year stressed even then there was "not much low-hanging fruit left", according to a report in The Guardian.
The Government must find another way as it is unfair to keep grabbing low-hanging fruit when society's richest escape paying their dues.
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