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Ebury to extend reach of gpi benefits to more consumers, NGOs and SMEs

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Total messages 2018 Growth YTD Network availability 2018
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Africa payment series – a view from the African Development Bank

Driving growth in Africa – the role of the financial infrastructure in boosting intra-African trade

SWIFT’s KYC Registry reaches 5,000 user milestone

Financial institutions are taking an increasingly collaborative approach in the fight against financial crime.

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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system.


SWIFT gpi to provide payment message error detection and upfront fee transparency

New capability to give early detection of data errors to reduce unnecessary delays

SWIFT: Best Payments and Settlements Technology Provider

Central Banking recognises gpi at FinTech & RegTech Global Awards in Singapore

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


FinTech Leader and Ethereum Co-Founder to speak at Sibos

Brett King and Joseph Lubin announced as Innotribe opening and closing speakers

SWIFT CISO, Marc Hofmann, talks to clearit magazine

Marc Hofmann, SWIFT’s Chief Information Security Officer, spoke recently to clearit, the magazine published by SIX – the Swiss market infrastructure


Cross-border payments, transformed.


Natixis Payments selects SWIFT for instant payments

Direct access to TIPS with SWIFTNet Instant will offer Natixis Payments customers the ability to execute instant payments anywhere within the Single...

Five things to know about SWIFT’s Corporate-to-Bank initiative in ASEAN

What you need to know about the SWIFT Corporate-to-Bank initiative, which has received strong support in the Philippines and Indonesia


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Dave Scola joins SWIFT

SWIFT recruits senior executive from Barclays Corporate to lead its North American business

Oschadbank is first bank in Ukraine to go live on SWIFT gpi

SWIFT gpi enables Oschadbank to offer a fast, transparent and trackable international payments service to its clients

SWIFT tests instant cross-border gpi payments service in Asia Pacific

SWIFT to test payments using the New Payments Platform, together with banks from Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand

Innovation series: cyber innovation

With fintechs becoming more visible and mainstream, are they more of a cyber target?

ISO 20022 migration: will it be a marathon or a sprint?

The SWIFT community responded to the consultation on a proposed migration to ISO 20022. A report of the feedback received is now available.
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