Monthly FIN traffic evolution
In April 2017, SWIFT recorded an average of 28.38 million FIN messages per day. Traffic grew by 11.0% versus April 2016, which brings the year-to-date growth to 7.5%. Reporting messages contributed to 58% of the year-to-date growth and represented 47% of the total traffic.
Daily FIN traffic
In 2016 there were three FIN peak days. The last peak day was recorded on Thursday 30 June with 30,392,943 messages. This peak was a jump of 7.4% above the previous peak day, which is the highest increase recorded since 2003. Three Payment peaks were recorded in 2016, four Securities peaks, and for the first time since 2011, we recorded peaks in Treasury (two peaks in 2016).
Expressed in million messages (total daily traffic volume - all markets)
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