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SWIFT Sets up JV With China’s Central Bank

“SWIFT, the global system for financial messaging and cross-border payments, has set up a joint venture with the Chinese central bank’s digital currency research institute and clearing centre, a move some see as a sign that China wants to explore global use of its planned digital yuan. Other shareholders of the Beijing-based venture include China’s […]
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BofA Launches Cross-Border Payment Tracker, Expands SWIFT gpi Support to 140+ Currencies

“Bank of America, a charter member of SWIFT Global Payments Innovation (gpi), announced today the launch of a CashPro® self-service tool that allows clients to have real-time visibility into their international payments. Accessible through the bank’s integrated platform, CashPro , the SWIFT gpi module brings to life a wealth of cross-border payment data facilitated by […]
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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 […]