Bank of America upgrades improve international payment transparency


Bank of America has launched a cross-border payment tracker though its Swift GPI module that allows clients real-time visibility into their international payments.


Swift to focus on transaction management to fuel faster payments


After two years of helping banks connect globally to domestic faster payments rails, Swift is planning to expand on that concept.


How faster payments can connect 'islands of processing' between banks


Interoperability has become a top priority in the minds of those advancing faster payments.


Can JPMorgan Chase's JPM Coin knock off Ripple and Swift?


JPMorgan is prototyping its own digital currency to be used for cross-border payments and, later, other purposes. Will banks find this a palatable alternative to today's most well-known options?


BB&T-SunTrust, GSE reform's QM problem, Swift's Ripple response: Top stories of the week


Wide coverage of the mega-deal between BB&T and SunTrust; GSE reform, CFPB underwriting rule are on collision course; Swift showing more swagger in its rivalry with Ripple; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Is this Swift's answer to Ripple?


Swift is showing more swagger in its rivalry with Ripple thanks to progress it has made with a multifaceted payments-tracking technology called GPI.


Ripple is aiming to overtake Swift banking network, CEO says


Ripple Labs Inc., the blockchain startup whose digital money is often used as a proxy for other cryptocurrency payments, is gaining new customers because financial firms are seeking faster, more up-to-date technology than the Swift banking network, Chief Executive Officer Brad Garlinghouse said.


Sales problems go beyond Wells; Technology vs. establishment


The OCC finds widespread problems in bank retail sales practices; Ripple and Swift competition for payments pits technology against convention.


Bank of America launches APIs for corporate clients


Enterprise customers will be able to send payment data to the bank through an application programming interface, rather than as XML or Swift files.