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SWIFT revolutionises Australian banking with real-time payments


Excellent community response to SWIFT’s Customer Security Controls Framework

Overwhelming majority of SWIFT customers meet the 31 December 2017 security control attestation deadline

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Exceeding 7 billion message mark, one of the highlights of a successful 2017

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The mandatory Release 7.2 is available since August 2017

Customers must upgrade by November 2018


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FIN messages
on 19 February 2018
FIN messages
in February 2018
Total messages 2018 Growth YTD Network availability 2018
19.05Mio 394Mio 1,034Mio 14.81% 99.999%
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SWIFT & BAE Joint Report: a case study

Episode 2 highlights some of the details of the case study from the joint report on the evolving cyber threat to the...

SWIFT revolutionises Australian banking with real-time payments

With New Payments Platform delivered on time, SWIFT highlights next steps of global instant payments strategy in Europe, Asia and the Americas

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


The new payments landscape - Challenges and opportunities for the financial industry

On 16 January 2018, banks and corporates from across the Luxembourg financial industry gathered to discuss how SWIFT gpi and instant payments...

Global LEI Foundation and SWIFT Introduce the First Open Source BIC-to-LEI Relationship File

As announced in the recent Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) Press Release, SWIFT and GLEIF have collaborated to provide the First Open Source...

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


Gottfried Leibbrandt, CEO SWIFT, speaks at the Paris Fintech Forum

The Forum is the most exclusive European event on fintech & digital finance

SWIFT report reveals RMB’s struggle to strengthen position in 2017

Digital usage on services such as SWIFT gpi sets the stage for improved RMB growth
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Power-up your skills with SWIFTSmart

SWIFTSmart is  now available to all SWIFT users! Experience our new self-paced, interactive eLearning, available anytime and anywhere.


SWIFT & BAE joint report: an overview

Overview video of the report on the evolving cyber threat to the banking industry

Exceeding 7 billion message mark, just one of the highlights of a successful 2017 at SWIFT

SWIFT’s FIN traffic rose to an all-time high of 7.1 billion messages in 2017, fuelled by double-digit growth in global payments


Where today’s financial leaders and tomorrow’s big thinkers unite to accelerate the development and spread of innovation.


Excellent community response to SWIFT’s Customer Security Controls Framework

Overwhelming majority of SWIFT customers meet the 31 December 2017 security control attestation deadline

Business Forum Austria 2017

More than 110 members of Austrian SWIFT community attend yearly event

Alfa-Bank goes live with SWIFT’s global payments innovation service

Alfa-Bank leverages SWIFT gpi to provide its clients with increased speed, transparency and predictability of payments

SWIFT CRO, Dina Quraishi, speaks to Risk Magazine

Dina Quraishi, CRO at SWIFT, talks to Risk.net about SWIFT’s approach risk and how technology can be both a threat and an...

Strengthen your sanctions and anti-money laundering checks

Know who you’re doing business with

Standard MT Release 2018 - Mandatory changes in category 1 and category 2

MT Standards Release 2018 is bigger and has more impact than most MT standards releases

Emerging financial crime threats for 2018

In a recent interview with ACAMS Today, three industry experts discuss the financial crime threats affecting the industry and possible solutions.

Blockchain – Progression in securities markets?

Blockchain solutions for payments seem about a dime a dozen. BNY Mellon’s Tom Casteleyn explains the latest DLT trends impacting securities.
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