SWIFT gpi

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Blockchain.

SWIFT’s Global Payments Innovation, a closed private blockchain for cross-border payments.


SWIFT v Ripple - cross-border payments

"One possible practical application of blockchain technology has been identified as payments - specifically, cross-border payments.
Currently, there are two principal approaches being taken: SWIFT gpi with a hyperledger protocol (a closed private blockchain), and Ripple with an interledger protocol (peer-to-peer with no central hub).
There are pros and cons to both approaches..."
The Treasurer, September 2017, p11.


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