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SWIFT to bring benefits of gpi to DLT and trade ecosystems

Initial proof of concept to connect gpi with blockchain enterprise software firm R3

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SWIFT traffic hits record highs in 2018 as gpi uptake soars

An 11% year-on-year increase continues trend of strong growth

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SWIFT launches new ‘Pay Later’ API standard

New standard will allow instant loan approval flow between banks and retailers

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What are UETRs and are you ready to process them?

The 2018 Standards release comes with new operational requirements around UETRs, bringing the benefits of gpi to life


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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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SWIFT’s new Chief Security Officer takes part in BAE podcast

Karel De Kneef joins BAE expert to discuss the security challenges in financial markets

SWIFT publishes cybersecurity counterparty risk guide

Guide made available as 94% of SWIFT customers meet attestation deadline


Cross-border payments, transformed.


All aboard as SWIFT gpi momentum builds

Sibos 2018 offered an opportunity for its first wave of users to reflect on and share their key learnings

SWIFT wins top accolade for Best Bank Connectivity at TMI Awards for Innovation and Excellence

SWIFT won the coveted award for Best Bank Connectivity at the highly respected Treasury Management International Awards for Innovation and Excellence 2018.

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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system.


SWIFT CEO speaks at the 2019 Paris Fintech Forum

On 30 January, Gottfried Leibbrandt took to the stage at the Paris Fintech Forum

SWIFT traffic hits record highs in 2018 as gpi uptake soars

An 11% year-on-year increase continues trend of strong growth

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


How the FX Global Code will help asset managers win business

The FX Global Code aims to create fair, liquid and open FX markets by encouraging better governance, sounder risk management, higher standards...

SGX adopts SWIFT’s CSD Community Offering

The adoption of CCO will bring strong benefits to the Singapore marketplace


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


Bank Hapoalim is first bank in Israel to sign up for SWIFT gpi

SWIFT gpi will enable Bank Hapoalim to provide all customers with increased speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments

Deutsche Bundesbank embraces SWIFT MyStandards for ISO 20022 migration project

Central bank will use platform to ensure smooth transition for community members

Standards: the key to making APIs the new normal in banking

What is the value of open APIs to the financial services industry? What are their advantages, and how can they be exploited...
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