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25% of all cross-border payments now over gpi

More than 165 banks signed up, with 100 currencies and 350 country corridors in operation as service quickly gains traction

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HSBC goes live with SWIFT’s global payments innovation service


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Our messaging, standards and services connect you to your counterparties worldwide, so you can transact securely and reliably.

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SWIFT is advancing its solutions to address capital market challenges. Reduce costs and risks with securities transaction and FX market solutions.

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Resilience, security and responsiveness are your core operational requirements. Our solutions help you deliver for your community.

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Total messages 2018 Growth YTD Network availability 2018
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10,000 banks to adopt gpi

SWIFT Community endorses global gpi adoption.

SWIFT information sharing portal goes from strength to strength

50,000 visits to SWIFT ISAC since its launch.

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system.


SWIFT data shows intra-Africa payments clearing and trade is increasing

Use of US dollar declining while West African franc and South African rand increasing.

China’s BRI and cross-border payment innovation take centrestage at SWIFT China conference

SWIFT’s Greater China Regional Conference gathered over 300 banking leaders to discuss key industry challenges in Shanghai on 05 June 2018.

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


Latin American Regional Conference (LARC) 2018 wrap-up

Latin American Regional Conference (LARC) 2018 fosters open innovation and collaboration in the region.

Innovation series: Distributed Ledger Technology

What impact will DLT have on the financial industry?


Cross-border payments, transformed.


Gottfried Leibbrandt speaks at EBADay in Munich

At the EBADay conference this week in Munich, SWIFT CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt spoke of the sometimes challenging balancing act between innovation and...

Innovation in global payments at Finanz Symposium

Efficient cross-border payments was again a hot topic at this year’s corporate treasury event Finanz Symposium in Germany.
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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.


Ping An Insurance and Sinochem Finance Company won winning titles in the Tao Zhu Gong Awards 2018

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Limited and Sinochem Finance Company Limited were successfully awarded the Best Finance Company and the...

Chinese banks work with SWIFT gpi to accelerate their global reach

Ten Chinese banks have gone live on SWIFT global payments innovation initiative (gpi) since its launch in 2017


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


Banco Bradesco joins SWIFT's global payments innovation service

Through SWIFT gpi, Bradesco will increase the speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments

SWIFT has updated the Customer Security Controls Policy

Updates to the Policy provide further clarity and additional information

Using new data techniques in financial crime compliance, SWIFT’s Tony Wicks talks to Risk.net

Artificial intelligence and machine-learning can help crunch data more efficiently

Corporate community gathers at the 7th SWIFT for Corporates User Conference

The SWIFT for Corporates User Conference, held on 23 - 24 May, gathered together corporate treasurers, SCORE banks and Lite2BA program partners...

Karel de Kneef speaks at WSJ Cyber Security Executive Forum

The event briefed C-Suite and senior executives on what they need to know about cyber risks

Raising the cyber security bar in the journey to a digital India

New paper from SWIFT and Booz Allen Hamilton discusses the cyber security challenges on the way to a digital India
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