Four new pricing initiatives have been announced by Swift that it claims will benefit the entire Swift community. The strategic moves are designed to bolster growth and confirm Swift’s commitment to reduce message prices by 50 per cent over 2002-2006. There are four components: an overall 8 per cent price reduction on FIN; a revised Traffic Growth Incentive Programme; a one-time waiver of licence fees for the SWIFTAlliance Starter Set and launch of the Member/Concentrator model.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.