Economy

 

Exploring economics news, including views on central bank policies and other macroeconomic perspectives.


Bridging the socially responsible investment funding gap

Bridging the socially responsible investment funding gap

Antoine Sire, Head of Company Engagement at BNP Paribas, on how banks and investors could support in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Baking sustainability into finance

Baking sustainability into finance

Pierre Rousseau, BNP Paribas Senior Strategic Sustainable Business advisor, talks to L'Opinion about how sustainability could become the new normal in finance.
Globalisation 2.0

Globalisation 2.0

Globalisation 2.0 is creating a revolution in ideas and perspectives, explains Professor Ian Goldin of Oxford University.
BNP Paribas wins Best Bank in Western Europe at The Banker awards

BNP Paribas wins Best Bank in Western Europe at The Banker awards

BNP Paribas was recognised in the The Banker Bank of the Year awards.
Exploring the 'New Normal' of Capital Markets

Exploring the 'New Normal' of Capital Markets

BNP Paribas' 2nd Annual Global Markets Conference gathered over 430 industry leaders to explore the themes defining the 'new normal' of financial markets.
In the words of...William De Vijlder: Where could the rain come from?

In the words of...William De Vijlder: Where could the rain come from?

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
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.
Corporate Investment: A complex machine

Corporate Investment: A complex machine

While conventional models focus on interest rates, the reality appears to be far more complex – with expectations playing a core role.
In the words of... William De Vijlder: Better than expected

In the words of... William De Vijlder: Better than expected

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
United States: Republican victory

United States: Republican victory

The Republican Party is the big winner of the elections, yet the exact nature of their policies must still be defined.
In the words of... William De Vijlder:  Resilient with question marks

In the words of... William De Vijlder: Resilient with question marks

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
The economy in numbers: what's Trendy?

The economy in numbers: what's Trendy?

A look at the key themes from the global economy perspective for Q4 2016.
In the words of... William De Vijlder:  Central Banks dominant as ever

In the words of... William De Vijlder: Central Banks dominant as ever

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
In the words of... William De Vijlder:  The impact of uncertainty

In the words of... William De Vijlder: The impact of uncertainty

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
Brexit : the economic implications by William De Vijlder

Brexit : the economic implications by William De Vijlder

UK's historic vote to leave the European Union will now in all likelihood lead to negotiations about the exit and the new relationship with the EU.
In the words of... William De Vijlder:  Words Drive Markets

In the words of... William De Vijlder: Words Drive Markets

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
Time for a rebound ?

Time for a rebound ?

Over just a few quarters, commodity prices surprised the markets, as a significant drop -off was superseded by a major recovery.
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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