Tag "SWIFT"

SWIFT Teams up With Singapore’s Stock Exchange to Trial Voting on the Blockchain

SWIFT announced that they will be working with Singapore Exchange (SGX) along with Deutsche Bank, DBS, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank to work on a proof-of-concept on e-voting using blockchain. The trial will explore whether blockchain can help simplify the

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SWIFT Completes Trial — Cross Border Payments From Singapore Made in 30 Seconds

SWIFT recently shared the successful test results of its new instant cross-border payments proof of concept. This news follows on the heels of their previous announcement of launching a sandbox which allows fintech players to test on Australia’s New Payments Platform

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Singapore, China, Australia and Thailand Banks Join Forces to Build APAC Cross-Border Real-Time Payment

SWIFT has joined forces with a group of SWIFT gpi banks from Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand to develop a unique cross-border real-time payments service in the Asia Pacific region. SWIFT has held exploratory talks with banks from the Asia

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AccessPay and Assembly Payments win SWIFT’s Global GPI Industry Challenge

SWIFT gives two FinTech start-ups the opportunity to work with the co-operative and gpi banks over a three-month period to further enhance cross-border payments, leveraging on SWIFT gpi. The two startups will receive up to 100,000 EUR each to further

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SWIFT and Accenture Identify Key Factors for Blockchain Tech Wide Adoption

Although blockchain holds many promises for the financial services industry, the technology will need to overcome many challenges before reaching wide adoption, according to a new paper by SWIFT and Accenture. The paper, which aims at formalizing SWIFT’s position on

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