SWIFT FIN Traffic & Figures

An overview of daily and monthly FIN traffic patterns for the payments, securities and treasury markets

Monthly FIN traffic evolution

In October 2016, SWIFT recorded an average of 26.04 million FIN messages per day. The traffic grew by 7.8% versus October 2015. This brings the year-to-date growth to 6.0%. Reporting messages contributed to two-thirds of this growth.

All Markets

Expressed in million messages (average daily traffic volumes per month)

Daily FIN traffic

In June, for the first time ever SWIFT recorded a volume of over 30 million messages in a single day. On 30 June, 30,392,943 messages were exchanged over SWIFT. This new peak is 2 million messages (or 7.4%) higher than the previous peak of 28,305,037 messages, which was recorded on 28 June 2016.

Expressed in million messages (total daily traffic volume - all markets)

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Ana Sancho, Global Payments Network Manager for Treasury Services, BNY Mellon

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