National Grid's Viking Link green loan marks yet another milestone in sustainable financing. Will it propel the UK to a low-carbon economy?
From regulation and the capital markets to new opportunities for corporates and institutional investors, we examine the latest trends in the global financial markets.
The Banker Team of the Month profiled BNP Paribas sustainable finance and DCM teams for their efforts in developing Covid-19 response bonds to fight the crisis.
Sustainable finance innovations in the transition bonds, loans, and project finance landscape are fuelling the renewable energy revolution across Europe.
At BNP Paribas' virtual Global Markets Americas Conference, luminaries explored key macroeconomic and geopolitical transformation impacting the world.
The vital role capital markets played in the UK economy during Covid-19 underlines their importance for firms – and for the UK's long-term recovery.
For asset managers the pandemic has meant uncertainty and market volatility. BNP Paribas Securities Services takes a look at the challenges faced.
BNP Paribas has begun its transfer of Deutsche Bank's Global Prime Finance and Electronic Equities unit. How will this benefit alternative asset managers?
With 30 investors representing more than €6 trillion calling for concerted and transparent creation of impact measures related to biodiversity in late May,...
JDE Peet's, the world's largest coffee and tea group by revenue, is now trading on Euronext Amsterdam following a virtual IPO that raised a record €2.6bn.
China's ABS market has become the world's second largest and will continue to mature and grow irrespective of the current uncertainty around Covid-19.
Siemens Gamesa's €600m inaugural sustainability-linked syndicated guarantee facility shows how firms can use the tools of finance to help pioneer change.
German medical technology manufacturer Drägerwerk turns to the equity capital markets to finance increase in Covid-19 ventilator production.
Social bonds are on the rise as supranationals and agencies raise capital to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. With green bonds having dominated sustainable capital...
Six client deals that BNP Paribas supported have been recognised at The Banker Deals of the Year Awards 2020, which award the most impressive investment banking...
Bpifrance has become the first French issuer to launch a Covid-19 response bond, whose proceeds will be used to support companies.
Export-Import Bank of Korea leads the return of Asian green bonds in the region's primary market since early March in the wake of Covid-19.
The lockdown's effect on CO2 emissions is temporary, but does it give us a glimpse of what a fossil-free world could look like?
Covid-19 has spooked investors in equity and fixed income markets globally, but institutional investors are finding long-term opportunities in China.
Proceeds from Cassa depositi e prestiti SpA's €1 billion dual tranche 3-year and 7-year senior unsecured transaction to respond to the Covid-19 emergency and sustain...
The COVID-19 pandemic is refocussing sustainable finance to include social SDGs, argues Constance Chalchat, BNP Paribas CIB's head of company engagement.
As corporates are buffeted by market turmoil globally, governance issues will no doubt be front and centre in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Proceeds from NIB's first-of-its-kind €1bn Response Bond and EIB's €1bn Sustainability Awareness Bond to provide healthcare, as well as other financial support...
Recognition for BNP Paribas' sustainable finance markets team in this year's Bond Awards affirms the bank's market-leading role in supporting corporates.
With Covid-19 wreaking havoc in the world economy, an epidemiologist and an economist discuss the medical and financial impacts from the evolving crisis.
A new University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership report examines how banks can help transform the economy to a low-carbon one by 2030.
4th generation interaction algos are revolutionising foreign exchange trading with institutional investors and even corporates. Have we reached peak algo?
120 investors, 40 leading companies, 700 meetings: how Spain Investors Day became the No. 1 equities forum in Spain.
BNP Paribas' sustainable finance teams supported gas distribution network provider Cadent in the launching of the UK's first ever transition bond.
At BNP Paribas' Quant Conference, experts discussed current quant trends in the ways asset managers use AI and data science as part of their investment strategies...
2020 is a critical year for the world to deliver on our commitments to the Paris Agreement. But questions remain over Asia's commitment.
Our specialists debate the growth of the sustainable capital markets – and how transition bonds will address the challenges of decarbonisation.
The bank receives industry recognitions at the Structured Retail Products Europe Awards 2020
More than 1,000 market participants gathered at BNP Paribas' flagship annual conference to discuss the prospects and the challenges ahead – including ESG.
Digital innovations are transforming the FX industry. Neehal Shah, Global Head of G10 FX Trading, makes the case for banks – and why they will drive change.
Markets 360, the strategy and economics division of BNP Paribas Global Markets, looks at the macro drivers that could reshape the global economy in 2020.
BNP Paribas and Kantox pick up best Solution Innovation for FX Risk in the Treasury Management International 2019 Technology & Innovation Awards.
After exploding on to the world's green bond scene and becoming the biggest issuer globally, China has faced its share of skepticism around greenwashing...
Insights from Luigi Speranza, Chief global economist for Global Markets and Luis de Guindos at BNP Paribas Global Markets' flagship conference in November.
BNP Paribas wins award for second year in a row with commodity derivatives revenues up 20% in Asia despite trade wars and geopolitical tensions.
Clients of BNP Paribas heard from leading speakers on the challenging dynamics of financial markets, geopolitics, digital change and sustainable finance.
Renewable energy Ørsted A/S becomes the first foreign corporate to issue a green bond on the Taiwanese market.
BNP Paribas supported glass manufacturer Owens-Illinois (O-I) in becoming the first U.S. high yield industrial green bond issuer.
BNP Paribas' fourth Sustainable Future Forum in Singapore explored the business opportunities and solutions needed to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals...
Siemens Gamesa's novel €174m forex hedge linked to sustainability scores is another example of how finance can help align incentives. Here's how it works.
An increasing number of investors are moving towards systematic strategies, including in fixed income.
Blockchain is innovating Asian stock exchanges, but there is a genuine need for collaboration to ensure the end user benefits from its full potential.
The Chinese banking sector is stepping up efforts to diversify green funding sources and applying green finance to the sectors that can make the biggest difference...
Government bond yield curves suggest a prolonged recession. Do policymakers still have room to respond to future shocks? Yes says Luigi Speranza,...
How is the German stock exchange involved in the "future-proofing" of capital markets? How does it set the example on sustainability? Kristina Jeromin explains.
The Banker awards BNP Paribas its top prize – alongside recognition for innovation in the Bonds and Climate Change and Sustainability categories.
Sustainable finance isn't just green finance – it's also transition finance, for 'brown' sectors that must become less so to preserve the environment.
GlobalCapital names BNP Paribas Research & Strategy House of the Year 2019.
BNP Paribas leaders Nathalie Texier-Guillot and Kirsty Gurr are named among the 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2019 by the Hedge Fund Journal.
BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank sign an agreement to provide service continuity to Deutsche Bank's Global Prime Finance and Electronic Equities clients.
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.
EMEA corporate clients to benefit from highly innovative dynamic hedging software under this new bank and fintech partnership.
In an increasingly complex market landscape, which latest risk management techniques can ensure the optimal financial position of a firm?...
Asif Razaq, Global Head of FX Automated Client Execution, talks to FX Algo News about BNP Paribas' 4th generation algo suite. "Insight Live",...
The interest Peabody pays on its sustainability-linked loan depends on achieving childcare qualification training targets for tenants. Here's how it works.
Hear about the latest innovations shaping the sustainable finance market, from the rise of sustainability linked loans to investor and issuer perspectives on sustainability...
Institutional investors are now turning their attention to social bonds as a way of integrating social impact into their portfolios. What are social bonds?...
Our pioneering trading technology has continued to push the boundaries for forex market participants – and has now won industry plaudits as FX Week names BNP Paribas...
BNP Paribas sustainability analyst Trevor Allen chairs a panel on transition bonds, which have the potential to be a game-changer in the shift to the 2°C low-carbon...
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...
Exane BNP Paribas excels in Extel's annual survey of investors again, topping the headline European Equity Sector Research poll for the third year running.
BNP Paribas has been named "Most Impressive" in five different categories – underlining the bank's leadership in the debt capital markets.
Energy Risk has named BNP Paribas Derivatives House of the Year and Base Metals House of the Year 2019 at its landmark annual awards ceremony,...
Recognition for BNP Paribas' pioneering work in next generation algo execution and workflow integration at Profit and Loss' 2019 awards.
Bank sustainability bond lead manager of the year, one of four accolades for the bank, underlines BNP Paribas' leadership in sustainable finance.
BNP Paribas was named RMBS Bank of the Year and Asset Finance House of the Year at GlobalCapital's inaugural European Securitization Awards...
While investing sustainably has generated tremendous interest, ESG in Asia Pacific has lagged behind other regions. Is this about to change?
Australia has seen 27 years of economic growth – and IMF and OECD forecasts predict this is set to continue in the coming years.
Some of the world's key decision-makers gathered to discuss the future of the markets and the challenges we face – at BNP Paribas' Global Market Conference.
The next 10 years will be crucial in determining climate change impacts on economies and societies.
Recognition for BNP Paribas' client service and coordination across asset classes in the prestigious annual IFR Awards.
Onshore issuance by foreign companies is expected to rise.
Nasdaq invites BNP Paribas to open the market at its MarketSite office in New York's Time Square, celebrating the firms' long-standing partnership.
Asia's top structured products providers for the private banking and wealth management industry recognised in an annual poll.
BNP Paribas hosted its third annual IPO conference, welcoming around 40 companies.
BNP Paribas wins recognition for expanding presence in Asian commodities and focus on bespoke solutions.
A winning night for BNP Paribas Global Markets, which takes home four major derivatives awards
Collaboration between banks and electronic Market Makers enters next phase.
The opening of Chinese capital markets is creating an investment opportunity too big to ignore.
Electronic emerging market forex execution is subject to liquidity and capital control constraints – but how does EM and G10 FX trading tech differ?...
With its equity market opening faster than ever before and bonds soon to follow, investors should act now on China.
BNP Paribas wins Research & Strategy and Credit Derivatives House of the Year.
Strong global footprint and domestic franchise keeps BNP Paribas ahead of its competition.
The latest win reaffirms BNP Paribas' strength in commodity hedging.
BNP Paribas reaffirms its position as a leader in equity derivatives with two awards from The Banker magazine.
As fiduciary duty grows, investors see ESG as too big to ignore. Has the moment arrived for sustainable investing in China?
BNP Paribas' Global Head of FX Automated Client Execution discusses the latest advances in the bank's FX spot algorithm execution service, CORTEX iX,...
Interest in corporate green bonds is growing, but a number of barriers need to be addressed to bring more companies to the market. Stephanie Sfakianos,...
A transition to a sustainable economy will require a concerted global effort and a major reallocation of investor capital. As data, analytics and technology become...
Frederic Morlaye speaks to Risk.net on new investment opportunities that help handle capital requirements.
BNP Paribas' Global Head of Equity Derivatives Institutional Sales talks about how the bank's three-pillar approach to equity derivatives is reaping rewards for...
In a changing world, workouts strengthen more than just your physique. An exciting new trend sees business meetings moving out of the office into the gym.
Despite rising interest rates and solar import tariffs, investment in renewables in the US may surge, driven by low-risk and attractive margins.
BNP Paribas and Fidessa partner to provide buy-side clients with derivatives workstation.
Corporate, Financial Institutions and Emerging Markets businesses recognised in annual poll of bond market participants.
The Head of BNP Paribas Global Markets tells The Banker about the recent evolution of the business, the crux of its US strategy and the upside of MiFID II.
BNP Paribas and Boston Consulting Group survey reveals that trust is the key component for corporate treasurers in an increasing digitalised environment.
By working together, computers and people can achieve outstanding results. Modern trading technologies take the burden of executing large FX orders off the shoulders...
Global Trade Review (GTR) awarded BNP Paribas Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018 in the Leaders in Trade category.
The International Development Association (IDA) successfully issued its inaugural bond, working with arrangers BNP Paribas and other international banks.
BNP Paribas wins Editor's Choice, Client Experience and Algo Provider of the Year at Profit and Loss magazine's 2018 Digital FX Awards.
Environmental Finance has awarded BNP Paribas Green Bond Lead Manager of the Year for Corporates.
BNP Paribas celebrated IWD 2018 with a series of engaging events across The Americas, EMEA and APAC, including a commitment to the UN HeforShe partnership.
China has opened the gates to much greater investment flows in recent years following landmark bilateral schemes with Hong Kong. What happens next?
As the cost of solar power tumbles, California-based Mosaic explains how affordable financing has helped more people access clean energy than ever before.
What does AI mean for banking? Why will it impact everyday investors? Some of the world's best minds came together at an event sponsored by BNP Paribas.
BNP Paribas hosts its 14th High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference.
Fresh water is the 21st century blue gold. UK utility Anglian Water has developed innovative climate solutions that present a strategic opportunity.
Helvetia Environnement, the Swiss leader in waste management, recently accelerated the pace towards a more sustainable and circular economy.
The US liquidity landscape following Money Market Mutual Fund reform continues to provide many alternatives to optimize short-term cash.
BNP Paribas has been named Derivatives House of the Year by leading financial publication, IFR.
BNP Paribas has been awarded 'Equity House of the Year' and 'France House of the Year' at this year's Structured Products Europe Awards.
BNP Paribas and BFMTV, a leading French business channel, discuss the energy transition, the opportunity for business, and its impact on banking.
BNP Paribas was recognised in the The Banker Bank of the Year awards.
BNP Paribas' 2nd Annual Global Markets Conference gathered over 430 industry leaders to explore the themes defining the 'new normal' of financial markets.
The bank leverages GTS' trading technology to further improve pricing to clients in the secondary market for U.S. Treasuries.
Financial News's annual FN100 list of the most influential women in finance has recognised the achievements of two BNP Paribas executives.
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.
This year marks BNP Paribas' 150th anniversary in the UK.
BNP Paribas has won RMB house of the year in the Asia Risk Awards 2017.
BNP Paribas has sponsored the PRI - Principles for Responsible Investment - in Person conference.
BNP Paribas has been named by Coalition as one of the strongest performers during the first half of this year in EMEA.
BNP Paribas won Global Capital's Derivatives Bank of the Year and also collected awards for best credit derivatives and best interest rates derivatives bank.
Outsourcing is no longer only about back office processes and cost efficiency. Welcome to outsourcing 2.0.
What does access to the China Interbank Bond Market mean for Institutional Investors?
International investors can no longer relegate Chinese equities to the "too hard" basket. We explain why there's reason for optimism
Celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover came with a new channel into China's USD9.4 trillion bond market*.
How green bonds have harnessed the power of the financial markets to drive change
The capital markets have not seen the same degree of automation witnessed in other market sectors. This is about to change – but what will it look like?
Global Capital held their 30th annual Bond Awards, and BNP Paribas dominated taking 1st place in 20 categories
The bank has expanded its portfolio of fintech investments with a board position at the digital communications company.
Our RMB Competence Centre has just released the latest edition of its extensive "All about RMB" Investor Handbook.
The first sovereign green bond from the Republic of France marks a milestone in the growth of the market. Why is it significant?
Working with Social Finance, a not-for-profit organisation, this innovative Connecticut bond married capital markets innovation with social objectives.
BNP Paribas hosted its flagship High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference in London
The inaugural Global Markets Conference brought together 400 leading minds of the industry to discuss the crucial topics facing financial services today.
BNP Paribas priced its inaugural green bond in November 2016, establishing an industry benchmark. The €500m raised will be used to finance green assets.
Originally a purely German financing tool, the Schuldschein is attracting more and more interest from European issuers and international investors.
China's financial market opening continues apace, with the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Stock Connect now launching in December 2016.
BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
China Interbank Bond Market Direct allows more foreign institutional investors to gain access to the world's third largest onshore bond market.
Last 2 years, a breakthrough year for corporate Green Bond issuance