New X-Border Payment Realities


With real-time domestic payments increasingly adopted in Asia Pacific and also Australia, will cross border real time service ride on this wave and become a reality? Can corporate treasurers now look at this development to significantly help with same day or even 24/7 settlements? If markets move to 24/7 clearing, will concept of ‘after hours’ totally disappear?

In a recent release SWIFT announced a joint effort with a group of gps banks from Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand to develop a x-border real time service in APAC region.  Australia’s NPP system will be linked to domestic real time system like FAST in Singapore.

Another cross-border transfer Fintech provider Transferwise has also gained traction in reports of now 4 million users and having a 75% increase in revenue. This service along with similar challenger banks have disrupted money transfers.

Together with our key panelists, we discuss the new cross-border payment realities, don’t miss this discussion.


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Venkatesh Saga
Head of Banking –
Asia Pacific |
| Singapore
Pete Kooner
Head of Product,
Treasury Services
– Australia & NZ
JP Morgan | Sydney
Michael Moon
Head of Payments
Markets, Asia Pacific
Dane Birdseye 
Group Treasury Manager
Cochlear Limited



Additional reading
The 24/7 Treasury – How the acceleration of payments will affect business/treasury management

TransferWise Reports Second Year of Profit & Revenue Almost Doubling

SWIFT explores Asia Pacific cross-border real-time payments