SWIFT FIN Traffic & Figures

An overview of daily and monthly FIN traffic patterns for the payments, securities and treasury markets

Monthly FIN traffic evolution

In December 2018, SWIFT recorded an average of 34.16 million FIN messages per day. Traffic grew by 10.4 % versus December 2017, which brings the year-to-date growth to +11.3%.

All Markets

Expressed in million messages (average daily traffic volumes per month)

Daily FIN traffic

SWIFT recorded its second peak day of the year on 31 May 2018, with 35,223,536 messages. It is 4.9 % (1.6 million messages) above the previous peak on 28 February 2018. The peak was driven by the typical high end of month reporting in combination with strong securities volumes.

Expressed in million messages (total daily traffic volume - all markets)

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Ana Sancho, Global Payments Network Manager for Treasury Services, BNY Mellon

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