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Swift releases payments analytics tool

“Financial messaging network Swift is to give member banks deeper insights into their cross-border payment flows with the release of a ‘Business Intelligence gpi Observer Analytics’ tool. The dashboard monitors the progress of gpi payments crossing the network at country, country corridor, and currency level, providing banks with the opportunity to optimise payment routings and benchmark […]
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First fintech goes live on Swift’s cross-border payments scheme

“UK-based Ebury has become the first fintech to be a full and active participant on gpi, Swift’s cross-border payments scheme. The move has been hailed as “an important milestone” by Swift which is looking to encourage new non-bank entrants to join the traditional banks already on the service.”

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Delivering Instant, Frictionless Payments and Securities Processing

“Over the next two years and beyond, we will fundamentally transform payments and securities processing, retooling cross-border infrastructure as part of a new strategy approved by our Board.  This strategy will enable the world’s financial institutions to deliver instant and frictionless end-to-end transactions. We will expand beyond financial messaging to provide comprehensive transaction management services. […]
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Ascendant Introduces Payment Tracking Through SWIFT gpi

“AscendantFX Capital announced today that they have become members of the SWIFT network, and more specifically the Global Payment Initiative (gpi). Ascendant will leverage SWIFT gpi to further enhance its customer platform aPay and its API capabilities, improve payment delivery, and provide greater transparency for customers. SWIFT gpi provides end-to-end transparency on fees related to […]
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“SWIFT announces the launch of an ‘in-flight’ payment investigation and resolution service, available in the cloud, in a significant expansion of its network-wide payments validation toolkit. The new capability allows for dynamic query handling between banks on the SWIFT network, enabling them to quickly resolve instances in which required operational, regulatory or compliance information is […]
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SWIFT gpi reaches $40trillion milestone at two year anniversary

“SWIFT today announces a major milestone in the take-up of gpi with more than $40trn transferred over the service in 2018. Rapid adoption saw the share of cross-border messages using gpi soar from 15% at the start of 2018, to 56% by the end of the year, a year-on-year increase of 270%. More than 3,500 […]