There’s work to be done on RTGS contingencies

Contingency plans

A critical line of defence for a real-time gross-settlement system (RTGS) that handles settlement of high-value payments and is critical to the underpinning of a country’s economy is its contingency site, where its operations can be carried out, should the main site fail.

Perhaps surprisingly, there is no clear rule for how many backup systems should exist for primary RTGS infrastructure. While nearly two-thirds of respondents (19 of the 30 central banks) to this section of the Payments

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account

.