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The latest trends and perspectives from our hubs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and the rest of Asia Pacific.


Climate emergency: time for action and resolve

Climate emergency: time for action and resolve

BNP Paribas' fourth Sustainable Future Forum in Singapore explored the business opportunities and solutions needed to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals...
The rise of responsible investing in Asia Pacific

The rise of responsible investing in Asia Pacific

The most exciting developments are taking place in Asia, which is playing a game of fast catch-up.
It’s a blockchain reaction for Asian stock exchanges

It’s a blockchain reaction for Asian stock exchanges

Blockchain is innovating Asian stock exchanges, but there is a genuine need for collaboration to ensure the end user benefits from its full potential.
Treasury Digitisation in Three Simple Words

Treasury Digitisation in Three Simple Words

As companies embark on digitising treasury management, they must build real-time business ecosystems that are safe, responsible and sustainable.
Blockchain is more than just numbers for these small farmers

Blockchain is more than just numbers for these small farmers

In the journey from farm to fork, opacity in supply chains can mean crippling costs for smallholder farmers. But as consumers increasingly demand to know the provenance...
The Treasurer’s Guide to the New Payments Landscape in Asia

The Treasurer’s Guide to the New Payments Landscape in Asia

As corporate treasurers embark on digitisation, banks are playing a key role in creating secure and well-regulated real-time payments ecosystems.
BNP Paribas named 2019 Derivatives House of the Year Japan: Asia Risk

BNP Paribas named 2019 Derivatives House of the Year Japan: Asia Risk

Three wins in four years underlines BNP Paribas' client focus and innovation in Japan as it wins the top prize again at Asia Risk's 2019 Awards.
BNP Paribas named Custodian of the Year 2019

BNP Paribas named Custodian of the Year 2019

In recognition for its innovative approach to data management and full suite of business scope, BNP Paribas is awarded Asia Risk's Custodian of the Year 2019...
Harnessing Data to Build the Treasury of Tomorrow

Harnessing Data to Build the Treasury of Tomorrow

How well are corporate treasurers using data to serve their companies' evolving business needs and how can banks help them overcome the challenges?
Sydney Airport hits the skies with pioneering sustainable loan

Sydney Airport hits the skies with pioneering sustainable loan

Sydney Airport has closed a landmark sustainability-linked loan, a first for Australia and, at A$1.4bn, the largest in Asia Pacific. With BNP Paribas and ANZ acting...
The Business Case for Sustainable Finance

The Business Case for Sustainable Finance

Should sustainable finance not just be business as usual? In India, business and development leaders discuss the question of whether sustainable development should...
Come with the wind: Taiwan leads Asia’s shift to a low-carbon economy

Come with the wind: Taiwan leads Asia’s shift to a low-carbon economy

Taiwan's first-ever offshore wind farm is garnering great interest in green energy and paves the way for similar projects across Asia Pacific...
South Korea ups its sustainability drive

South Korea ups its sustainability drive

Korea is championing low-carbon development in Asia Pacific, with strong support from the government and regulators. While it is one of the top seven emitters of...
Harnessing the power of AI in India

Harnessing the power of AI in India

'AI is one technology where India can fully leverage its people': businesses in India are bullish on AI, but to boost its potential we must also consider the role...
Driving investor demand with India’s Foreign Portfolio Investor regime

Driving investor demand with India’s Foreign Portfolio Investor regime

The number of foreign portfolio investors in India has spiked 1,000% since the major regulatory changes of 2014. What does this mean for future investment in the...
Is Asia joining the sustainable investment revolution?

Is Asia joining the sustainable investment revolution?

While investing sustainably has generated tremendous interest, ESG in Asia Pacific has lagged behind other regions. Is this about to change?
Asia's appetite for meat and climate control: what next?

Asia's appetite for meat and climate control: what next?

Despite profound changes and a shift in attitude towards a meatless future, meat remains the leading hidden culprit of climate change.
Silos to Ecosystems: Finding the Best Fintech Cash Management Models

Silos to Ecosystems: Finding the Best Fintech Cash Management Models

With ever-increasing fintech solutions, corporate treasurers find it hard to pick the best cash management solutions to save money, time and reduce risks.
Australia: recession, a distant memory?

Australia: recession, a distant memory?

Australia has seen 27 years of economic growth – and IMF and OECD forecasts predict this is set to continue in the coming years.
Reinventing India as an innovation nation

Reinventing India as an innovation nation

India is a force to reckon with in startups and technology, but leaders seek clarity on the government's role in fostering innovation in Indian businesses.
Nine awards for BNP Paribas: Asian Private Banker 2018

Nine awards for BNP Paribas: Asian Private Banker 2018

Asia's top structured products providers for the private banking and wealth management industry recognised in an annual poll.
From ambition to action: Finance for a better tomorrow

From ambition to action: Finance for a better tomorrow

At the third BNP Paribas Sustainable Future Forum in Singapore, the emphasis was on putting the UN Sustainable Development Goals into action
BNP Paribas named Energy Risk Asia’s Derivatives House of the Year

BNP Paribas named Energy Risk Asia’s Derivatives House of the Year

BNP Paribas wins recognition for expanding presence in Asian commodities and focus on bespoke solutions.
Impact banking: TLFF – a rubber revolution takes shape in Indonesia

Impact banking: TLFF – a rubber revolution takes shape in Indonesia

Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility aims to transform lives and environments. It all starts with a rubber plantation in Sumatra.
BNP Paribas recognised as RMB House of the Year 2018

BNP Paribas recognised as RMB House of the Year 2018

Strong global footprint and domestic franchise keeps BNP Paribas ahead of its competition.
BNP Paribas named Sustainable Investment House of the Year 2018

BNP Paribas named Sustainable Investment House of the Year 2018

Sustainable finance at the heart of BNP Paribas' business agenda.
BNP Paribas named Commodities Derivatives House of the Year 2018

BNP Paribas named Commodities Derivatives House of the Year 2018

The latest win reaffirms BNP Paribas' strength in commodity hedging.
Asia Pacific's brokers at the crossroads of digital transformation

Asia Pacific's brokers at the crossroads of digital transformation

In a dynamic, fast-changing region, third-party clearing helps bank and brokers adapt to new technologies, regulations and settlement standards.
The Power of Innovative Financing

The Power of Innovative Financing

The world's first two initiatives that bring private capital to fund sustainable projects are now launched under the 2017 MoU signed between UNEP and BNP Paribas...
Unchaining the shackles on real estate with blockchain

Unchaining the shackles on real estate with blockchain

How blockchain is making monumental changes in the property industry.
Finance of the Future

Finance of the Future

How a direct impact project bond could change the future of finance in Asia.
Pedal to the metal: accelerating green transport in Asia

Pedal to the metal: accelerating green transport in Asia

Asia's burgeoning transportation needs pose a major threat to the environment. Will government policies be enough to push for low-carbon solutions?
Making of a leader: Delving into promising minds

Making of a leader: Delving into promising minds

Forbes India decodes how young scions are steering old and new businesses.
Issuing Bonds to Invest in People

Issuing Bonds to Invest in People

Why are investors looking at social bonds? With payoffs indexed to social outcomes, issuers such as Social Finance US look to tap into investor appetite.
Sorting through the noise: insights for private banks’ digital agenda

Sorting through the noise: insights for private banks’ digital agenda

Latest report reveals what APAC HNWIs would like to see in a more digitised wealth advisory model.
Three letters that have changed the investment landscape: E, S and G

Three letters that have changed the investment landscape: E, S and G

Environmental, Social and corporate Governance - ESG - and Sustainable Investing - SI - is a central topic for policymakers, institutional investors,...
2030 is now: Asia Pacific must act on energy transition

2030 is now: Asia Pacific must act on energy transition

USD 11 trillion in new investments are needed to transform Asia Pacific's energy industry by 2030, opportunities abound for investors who can understand the region's...
BNP Paribas named Japan House 2017

BNP Paribas named Japan House 2017

In the annual Asia Risk Awards in recognition of the highest achievers in risk management and derivatives, the top accolade for Japan goes to BNP Paribas.
Two decades growing, no sign of slowing

Two decades growing, no sign of slowing

This year marks 20 years since the creation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
India switches on to solar's potential

India switches on to solar's potential

After years trailing in China's shadow, India's economic elephant has charged into the sun - and harvesting solar power is critical to meeting both surging demand...
BNP Paribas awarded Foreign exchange derivatives house of the year

BNP Paribas awarded Foreign exchange derivatives house of the year

BNP Paribas has won Foreign exchange derivatives house of the year in the Structured Products Asia Awards 2017
BNP Paribas wins Asia structured products house of the year

BNP Paribas wins Asia structured products house of the year

BNP Paribas has won Asia structured products house of the year in the Structured Products Asia Awards 2017.
Raising the bar: Asia's empowered investors want customisation

Raising the bar: Asia's empowered investors want customisation

Empowered Investors with new expectations: redefining the rules of engagement for Asia Pacific's Wealth Managers
Investors taking another look at New China

Investors taking another look at New China

International investors can no longer relegate Chinese equities to the "too hard" basket. We explain why there's reason for optimism
Bond Connect – China's latest move to liberalise its markets

Bond Connect – China's latest move to liberalise its markets

Celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover came with a new channel into China's USD9.4 trillion bond market*.
BNP Paribas wins Base Metals House of the Year

BNP Paribas wins Base Metals House of the Year

BNP Paribas has been named "Base metals house of the year" for 2017 by Risk Magazine, in its annual Energy Risk Awards
India readying to roar

India readying to roar

There's plenty to be encouraged by as Indian growth revives, reforms get serious and consumption expands.
All about RMB

All about RMB

Our RMB Competence Centre has just released the latest edition of its extensive "All about RMB" Investor Handbook.
Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable

Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable

BNP Paribas Investment Partners sponsors Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable.
Asia spurred into action on sustainability

Asia spurred into action on sustainability

More than 400 clients from nearly 20 countries attended BNP Paribas' Sustainable Future Forum in Singapore – with ESG under the spotlight in Asia-Pacific.
China opens the door to global investors

China opens the door to global investors

China Interbank Bond Market Direct allows more foreign institutional investors to gain access to the world's third largest onshore bond market.
Sustainability: A question of Incentives

Sustainability: A question of Incentives

A combination of government intervention and private sector engagement to move ESG objectives forward in Asia
A stumbling block for Asian exports ?

A stumbling block for Asian exports ?

Since 2011 Asian exports have been slowing. This is caused by three key factors.

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