Central banks report having one to three RTGS contingency sites

Most central banks experienced a high-value payment system outage in the last year

Central banks report a mean number of 1.54 contingency sites for their real-time gross settlement (RTGS) systems, according to data from the Payments Benchmarks 2023.

The maximum number of RTGS contingency sites reported is three. All the central banks that responded say they have at least one contingency site.

Sixty-seven per cent of central banks report a RTGS outage over the last 12 months.

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