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


Are humility and ambition the antidote to market gloom?

Are humility and ambition the antidote to market gloom?

Government bond yield curves suggest a prolonged recession. Do policymakers still have room to respond to future shocks? Yes says Luigi Speranza,...
Energy transition: “More a matter of finance than of economics”

Energy transition: “More a matter of finance than of economics”

Reflecting on the role of finance in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy, Professor Carlo Carraro outlines paradoxical behaviours of both governments and...
Renewable energy: good for the environment – and good economics

Renewable energy: good for the environment – and good economics

It's a tough road ahead for the oil industry as the rise of electric vehicles makes solar and wind better long-term investments, according to latest BNP Paribas...
Do losers outnumber winners with trade uncertainty?

Do losers outnumber winners with trade uncertainty?

As trade tensions continue to loom over the global economy, can some countries find an advantage, asks Luigi Speranza, Global Chief Economist for BNP Paribas Global...
Emerging markets – a bumpy road ahead?

Emerging markets – a bumpy road ahead?

What are the most pressing issues facing the emerging markets today? Marcelo Carvalho, Head of Global Emerging Markets Research at BNP Paribas discusses these and...
The future of investing: are the UN SDGs the new investor compass?

The future of investing: are the UN SDGs the new investor compass?

BNP Paribas' ESG Global Survey reveals a rapid shift to ESG integration as investors increasingly embrace the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...
Doughnut economics: superfood for finance?

Doughnut economics: superfood for finance?

Meeting the needs of all people while living within the means of our planet is the greatest challenge of the 21st century. Kate Raworth looks at the obstacles ahead...
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.
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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