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UniCredit, JPMorgan Team Up on SWIFT Go Payment Transactions between Europe and the US

UniCredit and J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) have teamed up for the SWIFT Go project – a transformative new service that “enables small businesses and consumers to send fast, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value cross-border payments anywhere in the world.” As mentioned in the announcement:… Read More

DBS to Offer Real-Time Digital Cross-Border Incoming Payment Tracking

DBS (SGX:D05) has introduced real-time online tracking of cross-border collections for companies in India through a partnership with SWIFT Global Payments Innovation (gpi). DBS is reportedly first bank in India and the Asia-Pacific region to provide this service to customers, which should benefit around 4,000… Read More

MonetaGo Provides Solution to Address Duplicate Financing Fraud in Global Trade Finance Industry

MonetaGo, a Fintech-focused services provider, reveals that it has created a platform to address financing fraud in the trade finance sector on an international level. The trade finance industry has been impacted by duplicate financing fraud. In these types of cases, companies can acquire financing… Read More

New Cross-Border Payments Service Introduced by SWIFT for Low-Value Transfers Globally

SWIFT reveals that it has launched SWIFT Go, a service that enables small businesses and consumers to send “fast, predictable, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value” cross-border payments across the globe. Payments may be sent directly from users’ bank accounts. Seven international banking institutions, which… Read More

Swift Go No Big Deal: VertoFX CEO

The recent news that Swift is launching Swift Go, a low-value, cross-border payment may not be as monumental as it seems, the founder of global B2B payment provider VertoFX believes. In an announcement yesterday, Swift said the new service would enable financial institutions to offer… Read More

Norway’s Commercial Banking Applications Releases Updated Global Banking Factory Software

Norway’s software firm Commercial Banking Applications (CBA) reveals that it has released the latest annual version of its IBAS GBF – Global Banking Factory software to all clients. Notably,  the release has come more than three months ahead of schedule, which should allow for more… Read More

ICICI Bank Announces Collaboration With SWIFT to Offer Instant Facility For Cross-Border Inward Remittances

  India-based banking group ICICI Bank announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with SWIFT to offer a facility that helps overseas partner banks to send instant remittances on behalf of their customers to the beneficiary in India. ICICI Bank claims this makes it the first… Read More

Seamless Cross-Border Payments Now Supported by UAE Central Bank and SWIFT Collaboration

Earlier this week, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) revealed that it had been working cooperatively with SWIFT, an international provider of secure bank-to-bank messaging services. SWIFT and the UAE reserve bank are reportedly working an initiative that will improve the speed… Read More

London based SETL, a Transaction Settlement Firm, Hires Former Ripple Exec Marjan Delatinne as New Head of Payments

London-headquartered SETL, a settlement and payments infrastructure provider, has reportedly hired Marjan Delatinne to serve on its executive management team as the company’s Head of Payments. Marjan will be responsible for further expanding SETL’s payments business, and also its market infrastructure and asset management products…. Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

SWIFT and the People’s Bank of China Digital Currency Research Institute Establish a Joint Venture Public records show that SWIFT has recently established a Financial Gateway Information Service Co., Ltd. in China with the People’s Bank of China Clearing Center and the People’s Bank of… Read More

Digital Banks will Evolve into “Full-Bundle Offerings,” Significantly Increasing their Value Proposition: Report

Financial service providers and regulators are increasingly focusing on enabling and supporting instant payments, according to Juniper Research. The researchers note that the EU’s Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) has “brought down settlement times significantly,” with the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer Scheme helping to reduce… Read More

Fintech Firm Currencycloud Introduces API that Provides SWIFT GPI Tracking of Cross-Border Payments

Fintech firm Currencycloud has introduced a new API that offers SWIFT GPI tracking of international payments. Previously, the only entities providing cross-border transaction tracking services were banking institutions. Currencycloud aims to enter this market, and plans to make payment tracking as straightforward as tracking packages…. Read More

CME Group’s Tech Infrastructure Developer TriOptima Is Extending its triResolve Margin Collateral Management Service

Tech infrastructure developer TriOptima, a company that helps reduce costs while also lowering risk in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets, is expanding its triResolve margin collateral management service. The extension will reportedly support automated SWIFT payments.  The new automated settlement service will provide instant connectivity to… Read More

Gpi is Being Used Everywhere, As Swift Handled $77 Trillion in International Payments Messages via the Platform in 2019, Company Executive Confirms

Major bank-to-bank messaging system Swift processed $40 trillion in messaging transactions back in 2018. Significantly, Swift handled $77 trillion in international payments messages via the gpi platform last year, which indicates that the demand for the program is becoming even more firmly established in the… Read More

Wethaq Completes Pilot of First Fintech Sukuk, Uses R3 Corda

Wethaq Capital has announced that it has issued the first pilot Sukuk on its securities market platform for the Islamic capital markets under the supervision of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Wethaq is operating under an innovation testing license issued by the DFSA. Mohammed… Read More

London Breakfast Brief: SWIFT Calls Crypto “Useless,” Admits Fast Settlement Hurdles

A representative from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) told an audience at a breakfast briefing in London Monday that cryptocurrency networks cannot outperform conventional payment systems and currencies: “They go down in value like a yoyo, they’re useless and unstable. And even if… Read More

Report: Japan Moving to Implement Regulated Global Cryptocurrency Trading Network

Japan financial authorities are building a regulated global network for cryptocurrency transfers and trades similar to SWIFT, an anonymous source from the Japanese governments has told Reuters. The system will be developed in cooperation with other countries sand should launch within a few years. Reuters… Read More

SWIFT-FAST Trial Settles Intercontinental Payments with Singapore in Under 25 Seconds

SWIFT, the company behind the world’s largest electronic payments system, has executed cross-border payments between 7 corresponding countries -Australia, China, Canada, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Singapore and Thailand- and Singapore, in less than 25 seconds. The trial integrated SWIFT’s gpi Instant network and Singapore’s domestic instant… Read More

SWIFT Announces Launch of Multi-Bank GPI Payment Initiation

SWIFT, a global member-owned cooperative and provider of secure financial messaging services, announced on Tuesday it has launched a multi-bank GPI payment initiation and tracking service for corporates. The company revealed in a blog post: “Built in conjunction with banks and corporates, we’ve introduced a… Read More

Report: Adversaries Building Commerce “Pipelines” to Undermine US Dollar Dominance

Two researchers at The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) have produced a comprehensive report on Russia, Venezuela, Iran and China’s efforts to create or exploit alternative payment systems that would allow them to circumvent the US dollar as a means of enforcing American foreign… Read More

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