Cips expands hours, but Swift sees more work to do

The China cross-border interbank payment system (Cips) started 24 hour operations on May 2, the central bank announced. But Swift thinks there is plenty of room to improve China's clearing and settlement infrastructure.

  • By Paolo Danese
  • 03 May 2018

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