March 26, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

SWIFT, China International Payment Service Corp sign memorandum of understanding

SWIFT announced on Friday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China International Payment Service Corp., (CIPS Co.). The MOU details plans for strategic co-operation to develop China’s Cross-border Interbank Payment System (CIPS) leveraging SWIFT as a channel to connect CIPS with SWIFT’s global user community. SWIFT Chief Executive of Asia Pacific…

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March 10, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Russia's NSD enables connecting to SWIFT via certified Service Bureau

Russia’s National Settlement Depository, part of the Moscow Exchange Group or Moskovskaya Birzha OAO (MCX:MOEX), announces today that it has introduced services of the certified Service Bureau of SWIFT in the Russian market. The SWIFT Service Bureau is an organization which secures full access to all SWIFT services and is responsible for organizing interactions with…

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January 28, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

SWIFT: Chinese yuan accounts for 2.31% of global payments in Dec'15

The latest SWIFT RMB Tracker, the study which tracks the Chinese yuan international adoption, was published today, showing that the Chinese currency gained share as a world payments currency in December 2015. In the last month of 2015, the RMB accounted for 2.31% of global payments, with an increased market share compared to 2.28% in…

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October 29, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Chinese Yuan retreats to #5 as world payments currency: SWIFT

The latest SWIFT RMB Monthly Tracker, the report monitoring the Chinese yuan adoption across the globe, was published earlier today, showing that the Chinese currency lost one place in the ranking of international payments currencies. The SWIFT report for September 2015 shows that the Chinese currency fell back to position #5 in the ranking table…

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