Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications
A co-operative organisation created and owned by banks that operates a network which facilitates the exchange of payment and other financial messages between financial institutions (including broker-dealers and securities companies) throughout the world.
It is a major international financial telecommunications network that transmits international payment instructions as well as other international financial instruments or messages.
A SWIFT payment message is an instruction to transfer funds; the exchange of funds (settlement) subsequently takes place over a payment system or through correspondent banking relationships.
- Bank identifier code
- Business identifier code
- Category 3 messages
- Electronic Banking Internet Communication Standard
- ISO currency codes
- Member-administered closed user group
- Payments and payment systems
- Standardised corporate environment (SCORE)
- Swift Go
- SWIFT gpi
- Track and trace
- Treasury counterparty