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SWIFT

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Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications

A cooperative society that provides highly secure message communications between banks. It does not transfer money or any other financial materials, but simply provides information. It also standardizes forms between members so as to reduce costs and operational risk. Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT has thousands of members in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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Now Umslopogaas turned and fled swiftly, bounding over the dead and the wolves who preyed upon them, and the captain followed with uplifted spear, and mocked him as he came.
It was a rugged course, rocky and uneven, yet the two knights, choosing their men, dashed onwards at the top of their speed, while the gallant Spaniards flew as swiftly to meet them.
Cut, parry, and thrust followed so swiftly upon each other that the eye could not follow them, until at last coming thigh to thigh, they cast their arms around each other and rolled off their saddles to the ground.
One young knight on a gray jennet leaped over his fallen comrades and galloped swiftly up the hill, shrieking loudly upon Saint James, ere he fell within a spear-length of the English line, with the feathers of arrows thrusting out from every crevice and joint of his armor.
He watched her slim, graceful figure as she passed swiftly along the vestibule and joined her friends.
Swiftly and furtively the man stood suddenly erect, and began to push the window slowly up.
Looking over her shoulder as she ran, the girl now saw a great procession of Wheelers emerging from the forest--dozens and dozens of them--all clad in splendid, tight-fitting garments and all rolling swiftly toward her and uttering their wild, strange cries.
A spokeswoman for Arriva said the incident was "swiftly resolved", although it caused disruption to bus services.
In her youth, she could be ready swiftly with a shower, change of mini dress and swiftly applied make-up.
Summary: California [USA], August 3 (ANI): Tesla has swiftly released a software patch for the 'dog mode' in its electric car after an owner reported about a bug that didn't allow the mode to work properly.
THE William Haggas-trained Move Swiftly should land the Group 2 Kilboy Estates Stakes at the Curragh tomorrow.